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Mediterranean diet better than exercise at preventing heart disease, regardless of your age or gender, study finds

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You’ve heard the evidence before but one can never be too sure – yet another study has shown that adopting a Mediterranean diet is good for your health. Filling up on oily fish, nuts, whole grains and fruit and vegetables …

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, …

Ramnista Xinomavro by Kir Yianni

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A delicious and fragrant deep red wine from Naoussa in Northern Greece Ramnista Xinomavro by Kir Yianni is a deep, red wine, rich in fruit aromas, such as strawberry and sour cherry on a background of tomato and vanilla deriving …

Mavrotragano Hatzidakis 2009

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Mavrotragano Hatzidaki is a label of red wine coming from Santorini, from the winery’s own vineyards. This product is particularly special because the Mavrotragano variety of grapes covers less than 2% of the Santorini vineyards. Mavrotragano (black-mavro- and crispy-tragano) is …

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 …

For drinks to Oinoscent!

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Wine is not at all a guilty pleasure to a cute, little place called Oinoscent, located at the center of Athens, next to Plaka and at walking distance from all the big hotels (Grande Bretagne, Plaza, New Hotel and more). …

Let’s go for a drink to Brettos!

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When strolling around in Plaka, the historic center of Athens, you cannot pass by and not enter to the oldest distillery in the city, because the colorful bottles and lights that decorate the walls of “Brettos” call you like the …

Syrah Karipidis

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Syrah Karipidis is a rich and flavorful red wine, featuring a natural aroma and robust, long aftertaste. It is distinguished by its deep purple color and very intense aroma The Syrah variety has come to Greece from the Rhone Valley …

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 …