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Cult Chef Jamie Oliver Cooks Greek Island Style on Ikaria

Cook-turned-cult persona Jamie Oliver did it Greek style earlier this month, promoting both the Greek islands and their cuisine while visiting Ikaria as part of his ongoing research into the role of food in longevity and quality of life.

Month-long ‘Kouzina’ Event Brings Halkidiki’s Edible Wonders to the Table

Greek chef Dina Nikolaou joins 18 local and five European colleagues to present 29 culinary evenings as part of the Mount Athos Area Organization’s “Kouzina” event, which kicked off in the Halkidiki peninsula on May 15.

Boutari Wineries ‘Open Doors’ to Connoisseurs with Tastings and More

One of the country’s leading wineries, Boutari, joins winemakers across Greece, when they open their cellars to visitors during this year’s “Open Doors” events on May 9-10.

UNWTO Announces ‘1st World Forum on Food Tourism’

The many links between gastronomy and tourism and the opportunities for closer cooperation between both areas will be explored at the 1st UNWTO World Forum on Food Tourism, to be held at Donostia-San Sebastián in Spain on 27-28 April.

‘We Do Local’ Joins Forces with Wines of Crete

“We Do Local” has joined forces with the Wines of Crete, as part of its ongoing efforts to promote local culture and cuisine, support local producers and human resources and respect the environment.

Italy Indulges in Greek Delicacies at Annual ‘Sympossio’ Food Event, Next Stop Germany

Tour operators, travel writers and trekking bloggers were treated to the “Four Seasons” of Greek cuisine through the annual “Sympossio-Greek Gourmet Touring” series of culinary events, which took place in six Italian cities last month.

Crete’s Incredible Edibles Feature in Germany’s ‘Essen & Drinken’

Traditional Cretan cuisine takes center stage in German monthly foodie magazine Essen & Drinken (Eat and Drink) with a 10-page feature on everything from olive and oil to herbs and spices.

‘National Geographic’ Casts Spotlight on Greek Culinary Offerings

Greek food, the Mediterranean Diet and eating traditions are taking center stage in a series of National Geographic food tour/travel features, bringing Greece into the international spotlight as a prime culinary tourism destination.

‘We Do Local’ Gives Greek Tourism Ventures Stamp of Approval

In efforts to upgrade the Greek tourist product and ensure that quality standards are being met, a new accreditation body has been set up in collaboration with tourist professionals of the island of Crete.

Chef Club, Hoteliers Lay Groundwork for “Kos Gastronomy Year 2016”

The Hoteliers Association of Kos and the Chef Club of the Dodecanese & the Cyclades laid the groundwork at a recent workshop for Kos Gastronomy Year, set to take place in 2016.

Aldemar Presents “Greece Of Four Seasons” Concept At Global Food Marketplace In France

For the third consecutive year, the culinary team of Aldemar Hotels Group is boosting Greece's culinary profile in one of the world's major agri-food events: the SIAL Paris food exhibition in France.

USA Today Takes A Santorini Wine Tour

USA Today recently made a few stops along the Santorini wine trail and revealed what exactly makes the island's wine so special.

The BBC Goes To Monemvasia, Greece

Monemvasia's cuisine will star in an upcoming TV show on the BBC that explores different cuisines around the world and is presented by English chef Rick Stein.

Varvakeio Market In Athens, Greece, Impresses Renowned American Chef

The Varvakeio meat and fish market in downtown Athens, Greece, recently got a thumbs up from David Rosengarten, renowned American chef, food and travel writer.

Cyclades: The Star Of This Year’s “Gastronomy Days” Festival In Athens

Visitors at the recent "Gastronomy Days" festival that took place in the Greek capital got a good "taste" of the delicious local products, tasty dishes and interesting recipes of the islands of the Cyclades group.

Hoteliers In Greece Urged To Serve Greek Peaches To Guests

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) has urged its hotel members to promote Greek products through their units.

Crete’s Gastronomy As A Catalyst For Economic Growth

Crete's local products could lead the way to develop culinary tourism and wine tourism and thus attract more tourists to the popular island, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Greek Wine To Receive Major Promotion In China

Greek wine companies Boutari and Kir-Yianni recently embarked on a partnership worth $50 million with COFCO Wines & Spirits Co Ltd that will boost Greek wine exports to China.

Greece Aims To Strengthen Promotion Of Food Products To Boost Tourism

Greece aims to turn its healthy, Mediterranean-based, diet into an international trend to attract more tourist arrivals, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni informed professionals at the Greek food products exhibition by Lidl Hellas in Athens.

Lefkada Island Joins “Greek Breakfast” Program

Hotels on Lefkada, Greece, will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the Ionian Island recently became the latest destination to join the "Greek Breakfast" program.