Category: food & wine

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Greek wine exports soar attracting world’s attention

Underappreciated and under-marketed, Greek wines are catching on around the world with everyone from sommeliers and connoisseurs and oenophiles to consumers learning of their value and taste. With near-perfect grape-growing regions and oodles of sun and favorable conditions for producing wine in a wide range of varies, from the bitter retsina to the silky smooth […]

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Friends of Feta Club rally to promote protected designation of origin cheese beyond EU

Agricultural University of Athens professors, journalists and a consumers association (EKPIZO) founded the Friends of Feta Club, to promote the Greek cheese’s EU status as protected designation of origin (PDO) beyond Europe. Feta has been designated PDO by the European Union, after several legal challenges by other EU countries. The designation ? for cheese produced […]

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All about Ouzo, Greece’s famous drink

There is an old Greek saying “Ouzo makes the spirit” and in true Greek style, it’s paired with food, music and lively conversation. A glass of Ouzo is the perfect companion to all of the above and there’s no doubt it helps create ‘Kefi’ (joy). Some say drinking Ouzo is a form of art, while […]

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