Category Archives: Alcoholic Beverages

Xinomavro

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Xinomavro is among the noblest indigenous red grape varieties of northern Greece, so it is often called the “Greek Pinot Noir”. It is cultivated in Naoussa, Goumenissa, Amyndeo, Rapsani, Trikomo, Siatista, Velvento and to a lesser extent in Mount Athos, …

Rakomelo

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An all Greek “cooked” cocktail Rakomelo is a local Greek alcoholic drink combining raki or tsikoudia with honey (meli) and several spices, such as cinnamon and cardamom or other regional herbs. It has an amber bright, warm color and as …

Retsina

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The ancients’ Greek choice! Retsina is a Greek, white or rosé, resinated wine, which has been produced and enjoyed by Greek people for more than 2.000 years. It is a unique spirit with a light aroma & taste and makes …

Beer

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The coolest, the better to quench your thirst under the Greek sun Beer is the world’s most widely consumed alcoholic beverage and the third-most popular drink overall, after water and tea. The preparation of beer is called brewing. It is …

Tsikoudia or Raki

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Crete’s powerful welcome! Tsikoudia or Raki is called a transparent, strong, alcoholic drink made and consumed largely in Crete. Each November, throughout the island, people gather around a boiler or “kazani” as they call it, and engage not only in …

Tsipouro

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Drinking with friends like a Greek Tsipouro is an authentic Greek product closely interwoven with the Greek lifestyle, hospitality and entertainment. It is produced by the distillation of grape marc. High-quality grapes are integral to the production of superior Tsipouro. …

Ouzo

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The “all time proper” Greek aperitif Ouzo is an exclusively Greek spirit drink. The word Ouzo cannot be translated. It is a name traditionally used to describe a spirit, the history of which is lost in the depths of time. …

Wine

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Aroma and flavor with the historical quality of the Greek vineyard Wine is one of the most important products of the Greek land, and basic element of Greece’s culinary heritage. The history of wine continued without interruption in the course …