Retsina – The 2,000-Year Old Wine Synonymous with Greek Summer
Retsina is a Greek wine with a distinctive pine and resin flavor that people usually either love or hate. It is a refreshing drink with a long history dating back to over 2,000 years and is linked to the...
The Oldest Wine in the World
Commandaria, an amber-colored sweet dessert wine from Cyprus, has the prestigious distinction of being the oldest named wine still in production today. The name dates back to the arrival of the Crusaders in Cyprus in the 12th century, but the...
Ten Greek Wines for Your Dinner Table
Greeks are amongst the first peoples to have produced wine into the world and Greece has some of the oldest vineyards extant, making the country justifiably famous for its great local wines. The earliest evidence of wine production in Greece...
Grape Harvesting Season in Full Swing in Greece
Grape harvesting in late August and September is one of the oldest and most beloved traditions in the Greek countryside. Family, neighbors, and friends all get together to harvest the precious bunches of green and purple pearls which will...
The Top Ten Greek Wines
Greek wines are famously considered some of the best in the world, and Greece is home to a number of varieties found only in the country. After over fifty thousand wine lovers and experts participated in the voting, Botilia.gr, a...
The Underwater Wines of Santorini
Giannis Paraskevopoulos, of Gaia Winery on the Greek island of Santorini, makes underwater wines which undergo a process of underwater aging.
Top Ten Greek Wines That You Need to Try
Greece is one of the oldest wine regions in the world and one of the first wine-producing areas in Europe.
Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce Offers Virtual Wine Tasting Event
The Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their "Summer Lovers - White & Red" wine tasting event, giving viewers a chance to tour the Aegean and Ionian Islands. The program is scheduled to take place virtually on Tuesday, August...
Greek Antiquities Expert Foils Auction of Priceless Artifacts from 480 BC
Greek professor Dr. Christos Tsirogiannis, who has been previously profiled in Greek Reporter for his relentless pursuit of art thieves, has once again stopped what would have been another theft of a priceless piece of Greek history. A Greek wine...
Greek Winemakers Team Up to Save Endangered Greek Grapevine Varieties
Winemakers from across Greece have pooled their efforts recently to save a total of eleven endangered grapevine varieties which are threatened with extinction in the country. The team believes that these efforts to save the Greek grapevine varieties serve as...