HACC Presents Online Greek Wine Tasting, Dec. 12

NEW YORK – The Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce presents A Touch of Wine, Part 3 of their online Greek wine tasting on Saturday, December 12, 3 PM EST.

HACC shared the tour details via email, “In this chapter we begin ‘high in the sky’ in Meteora. Meteora, a UNESCO world heritage site, is home to one of Greece's most unique landscapes. From there we will travel to Mount Olympus and visit Rapsani, Greece's smallest appellation! We will then conclude our tour in Naoussa where the indigenous grape, Xinomavro is king. This will be a tour filled with fascinating tidbits of history that have directly influenced the vine. Grab your quarantine pod and spend your Saturday with us as we take a wonderful winter journey through Greece's center and northern regions!”

The wines to be tasted are: Theopetra Estate – White 2018, Theopetra Estate Limniona – 2017, Terra Petra Rapsani- 2017, Thymiopoulos ATMA – White 2019, Thymiopoulos Rose de Xinomavro- 2018, and Thymiopoulos Uranos Naoussa- 2017.

Wines may be purchased at Grand Wines & Liquors 30-05 31st Street, Astoria.

Shipping is available, but shipping deadlines apply.

More information is available via email: info@hellenicamerican.cc and by phone: 212-629-6380.

Register for the event online: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkd-GgpzIjGdwJgenhfWo2z7lRxVCoZlWf.


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