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World’s First Robot was Made in Ancient Greece

The world’s first robot operated in Anciient Greece. The Automate Therapaenis (automatic maid) was the name of a technological miracle during the third century BC

Roman-Era Wine Shop Discovered in Greece

Archaeologists in Greece discovered a 1,600-year-old Roman-era wine shop that met its end due to a sudden event, possibly an earthquake or building collapse. The findings include broken vessels and sixty scattered coins, offering a glimpse into the past. This...

World Wine Production Lowest in 60 Years; Greece Suffers 45 Percent Decrease

World wine production is expected to fall to its lowest level in 60 years in 2023 and in Greece a significant decrease of 45 percent compared to 2022, the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) has said. This is...

Ancient Etruscan Tomb Opened In Italy Contained Greek Wine

Archaeologists recently unlocked a 2,600-year-old Etruscan tomb that had stayed sealed for centuries. This ancient tomb was found in Vulci, a once prosperous Etruscan city in central Italy. The tomb has two rooms and is still in excellent condition. Inside...

Pythagorean Cup From Ancient Greece Pranks Greedy Drinkers

The Pythagorean Cup, an invention of the ancient Greeks, shows that their heads weren't in the intellectual clouds all the time. They were down-to-earth enough to make people laugh a bit at themselves, particularly if they greedily poured themselves...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Invests in Greek Wineries

  The Greek-Nigerian NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo and his talented basketball family just announced their decision to invest in iconic Greek wine companies. Hellenic Wineries and Boutari Winery are Greek wine companies with over a century of history, and the Antetokounmpo...

Greek Wine Production to Decrease 30% in 2023

Greek wine production in 2023 is expected to drop by 30 percent, primarily attributed to the prevalence of downy mildew, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency reported. The Greek Winemakers' Association's leader, Yiannis Voyatzis, disclosed this projection during discussions with Agricultural Production...

The History of Wine in Ancient Greece

The recorded history of wine in Ancient Greece begins around the 15th century BC, while viticulture appears to have existed as early as in the Neolithic era, 6,500 years ago

Why Ancient Greeks Mixed Wine With Seawater

Mixing wine and seawater may sound unappealing today, yet it is a winemaking practice that goes back to Ancient Greece, later to be followerd by the Romans

Ten Greek Wines That Everyone Must Try

Ancient Greeks loved wine and it was an integral part of their lives. Dionysus was the god of wine and they organized festivals in his honor