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Open Cellars in Greece for Wine Tourism Day

Greek wine producers and their cellars will be open to the wine-loving public on Sunday, November 11, marking European Wine Tourism Day.

UNWTO Invites Ideas for 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Contest

The World Tourism Organization is inviting startup companies to submit their ideas for its 1st UNWTO Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition.

Greek Chefs and Farmers Join Forces to Promote Local Products

Greek chefs and farmers have joined forces to promote Greek products, preserve traditions and improve training.

First Int’l Gastronomy Meet in Athens to Promote Greek Cuisine

Promoting Greek cuisine beyond borders through synergies and tourism will be the main focus of the 1st International Hellenic Gastronomy Conference in Athens.

Cyclades Region to Set Up Agri-food and Gastronomy Cluster

The South Aegean Region is bringing together producers and businesses active in agri-food production to promote the Cyclades as a gourmet destination.

Sifnos Set to Serve Up Cycladic Treats at Tselemenetes Food Fest

Sifnos will treat visitors and locals to the best of Greek island cuisine on Sept. 7-9 at its annual Festival of Cycladic Gastronomy “Nikolaos Tselementes".

Cycladic Cuisine Served Up with Pride at Sifnos Fe(a)st

The Greek island of Sifnos will be holding its annual Festival of Cycladic Gastronomy “Nikolaos Tselementes”, which marks its 10th anniversary this year, bringing foods from the islands to the table on September 8, 9 and 10 at the village of Artemonas.

Trip2Taste Travels the Aegean with Cycladic Cafe Cheese & Wine Events

In the midst of the busy city center, at Athens’ Museum of Cycladic Art, visitors, gourmands and foodies will have the chance every Thursday and Friday to indulge in and learn more about Aegean cuisine and wine.

Celestyal Cruise Brings Secrets of Greek Island Cuisine on Board

As part of its three-day and four-day “Images of the Aegean” routes, Celestyal Cruises introduces travelers to the secrets of Greek island cuisine, and the GTP was there to sample the treats.

‘Love Your Local Market’ Initiative Goes Greek

Greece joins the international “Love Your Local Market” celebrations running on May 15-23 at the vibrant central market in Redi, under the motto: “Eat Right, Shop at the Local Market”, summoning city dwellers to return to the city’s open air markets for local fresh products.

Sani Gourmet’s ‘The Silk Road’ Taste Tour to Kick Off in May

Foodies and wine connoisseurs will have the chance to indulge in exotic tastes during Sani Gourmet’s “The Silk Road - Part 2” culinary experience to run on May 8-17 at the Sani Resort in the Halkidiki peninsula, northern Greece.

National Geographic Thessaloniki Food Event Whets the Appetite

Greek food, the Mediterranean Diet and Thessaloniki eating traditions took center stage during the National Geographic Channel’s EAT: The Story of Food event held in the northern port city last week within the framework of the ongoing Mediterranean Cosmos Food Festival running...

Thessaloniki Cooks Up 9th Culinary Contest

The 9th International Culinary Competition of Southern Europe will bring cooking magic to the northern port city of Thessaloniki, on February 26 to March 1, as part of the Detrop and Oenos trade shows.

‘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.

‘Greece, Festival, Flavors’ Tickles the Palate, Brings the Finest Greek Cuisine to the Spotlight

Food and fun were at the center of this year’s “Greece, Festival, Flavors” Christmas festival, which took place on 5-7 December at the Helexpo Maroussi center.

UNESCO Recognizes Chios Mastiha as Part of World Cultural Heritage

UNESCO has placed the traditional harvesting and produce of mastic known as “mastiha Chiou” on its Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage, safeguarding the unique-to-Chios procedure and raising awareness of its significance.

’Tis the Season for Food and Fun at this Year’s ‘Greece, Festival, Flavors’ Fest

It’s all about food and fun at this year’s "Greece, Festival, Flavors" Christmas festival set to take place in December at the Maroussi HELEXPO center.