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Greek Gastronomy Goes to Hollywood, Join the Team

The sights and tastes of Greece will go to Hollywood via the annual Athens International Culinary Film Festival (AICFF) on June 1-5 as part of the 10th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF), which marks its 10-year anniversary this year.

Seventh ‘Sympossio’ to Introduce ‘Greek Street Food’ to Europe

The "Sympossio" Greek gourmet touring event will soon embark on its seventh journey to European cities to promote Greece’s products and gastronomic culture.

Attica Winemakers Seek Ways to Promote ‘Savatiano’ Variety

The significance of preserving and promoting the Attica vineyard was the focus of a recent presentation by the Attica Vineyards Winemakers Association (ENOAA).

Naoussa Set to Titillate and Teach at Wine Fest

The city of Naoussa is set to welcome wine lovers from across the country during its three-day festival “City of Wine”, which kicks off tomorrow at the Vetlans Multi-space and runs through to December 13.

Boutari Naoussa Only Greek Wine at NY Wine Experience

The Boutari Naoussa was the only Greek wine to feature among the world’s most recognized labels at this year’s “New York Wine Experience”, which took place in the Big Apple last month.

Chestnuts Roasting… at Kastanitsa Festival on Saturday

Chestnuts in all shapes and sizes, as delicious foods or delectable sweets, take center stage at the annual Chestnut Festival in the remote village of Kastanitsa on Mt Parnonas, Peloponnese, on Saturday, October 31.

Going Nuts Over the Aegina Pistachio at Annual ‘Fystiki Fest’

The famed Aegina pistachio, known as “fystiki Aeginis”, takes center stage this week during the 7th Aegina Fystiki Fest, to take place September 24-27 on the Saronic isle.

Leonidio ‘Melitzazz’ Fest Combines Food and Fun

The annual Melitzazz Festival in the traditional village of Leonidio, in the Peloponnese, is once again preparing its famed eggplant delicacies to be served alongside a series music and arts events taking place throughout the town on July 1-5.

Boutari Brings Wine to the Selective Traveler at Crete’s Scalani Hills

One of the country’s largest wineries, Boutari, has teamed up with Aria Hotels for the creation of the Scalani Hills Residences, a collection of three deluxe suites situated in the Boutari Winery, near the traditional village of Scalani on Crete.

‘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.

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.

Incredible Edibles of the Peloponnese at the Benaki Museum in May

Athens’ Benaki Museum will spotlight the culinary traditions of the Peloponnese during its annual “Gastronomy Days” on May 22-24, when food experts come together to provide insight into the culture of food.

Traveling Greek Gourmet Event ‘Sympossio’ Goes Strong, Next Stop Kiev

Greek cuisine in all its glory is doing the rounds: boasting 53 cities, 10 countries, 73 cooking happenings, 140 Greek products, 3,150 guests and 36 sponsors, the annual “Sympossio-Greek Gourmet Touring” series of culinary events is going strong with Kiev as its next stop.

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.

Oenorama Connoisseurs Give Boutari Aged Wines Thumbs Up

Wine experts attending this year’s Oenorama 2015 show on March 7-9 at the Zappeion Megaron, warmly welcomed Boutari’s decision to open up its cellars and present a large number of aging wines dating back to the 1980s, 1990s, 2000 and even some from 1975 and 1977.

Cycladic Cuisine Takes Center Stage at Special Food Expo Greece Event

In its ongoing efforts to promote Cycladic gastronomy, local products and wine, the Aegean Cuisine Network will organize the Manifesto of Cycladic Cuisine event on March 16 at the Metropolitan Expo in Athens, together with this year’s Food Expo Greece and Oenotelia.

Boutari Cellar Wines to Feature at This Year’s ‘Oenorama’ Show

Boasting one of the country’s finest cellars, the Boutari Winery will present a large number of aging cellar wines, at this year’s Oenorama wine show on March 7-9 at the Zappeion Megaron.

‘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.

Thessaloniki Wine Contest to Taste and Judge

The 15th Thessaloniki International Wine Competition is set to kick off on February 24-26 in the northern port city’s Ioannis Vellidis Congress Centre as part of the Detrop and Oenos trade shows.