Greek Red Wine Wins Critics Award in NY

- November 9, 2016

The Greek wine “Grand Reserve Naoussa Boutari 2008” won the Wine Spectators Critics Award in the Grand Tasting of New York Wine Experience. The New […]

Rum Festival in Athens, November 6-7

- November 2, 2016

Athens will be the capital of rum on November 6-7. This large festival is the first rum festival to be held in Athens. It will […]

First Ever Cretan Wine Fair in Athens

- October 27, 2016

Wine producers from Crete will present Cretan wines at the OiNotika wine fair in Athens on October 30 at the Grande Bretagne Hotel. Surprisingly, this is […]

Greek Wine Resistant to Crisis

- October 19, 2016

Greek wine is not only resistant during the crisis, but managed to grow despite adverse economic conditions prevailing in the country and the imposition of […]

Tsolias – Another Unusual Ouzo

- August 17, 2016

Last month I began my annual summer review of ouza, and started off the series with one I had never encountered before: Romios. I described […]

12: the Ubiquitous Ouzo

- August 13, 2016

Is there really a need for a review of Ouzo 12? The brand of Ouzo 12, now produced in Volos but originally in Piraeus, is […]

Romios: a Most Unusual Ouzo

- July 29, 2016

Many Greeks boast about their favorite brand of ouzo, but few can really tell the difference in a blind taste test.  And I don’t claim […]

Agiorgitiko Punch

- July 8, 2016

Agiorgitiko is best known as the grape used for the dry and sweet red wines of Nemea in Peloponnesos. It is one of the most widely planted red […]

Summer Cocktails- Ouzotini & Ouzini

- June 14, 2016

Ouzo served with mezedes and a cool glass of water is a classic way to enjoy the Greek national spirit. Mixing ouzo into cocktails adds […]