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Donoussa Island Gastro Event Showcases Cyclades Products

Greek and Italian food experts got together for the 'Avli Meets Donoussa' event with the aim to showcase Cyclades products and flavors.

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.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel Holds ‘Wine Days’ for Guests

Aiming to offer unique wine experiences to its guests, the Sofitel Athens Airport is once again participating in the Wine Days event of the Sofitel brand.

Lovegreece.com Salutes Greek Wines with Athens Event

Some of Greece’s finest wines were presented during a special wine tasting event recently held in Athens by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation.

Celestyal’s Autumn Cruises Tell ‘Stories of Greek Culture and Eno-gastronomy’

Under the theme “Stories of Greek Culture and Eno-gastronomy”, Celestyal is dedicating its autumn cruises to Mediterranean cuisine and Greek wine.

Greece Cellars Welcome European Wine Tourism Day 2016

Lovers of the vine will have the chance to join the Wine Producers of Northern Greece in festivities marking European Day of Wine Tourism on November 13 with the country’s cellars and vineyards open for intoxicating action.

‘Tear of the Pine’ takes Greece’s Retsina Wine to New Levels

The age-old Greek favorite retsina wine came into the spotlight last week during a special event at the Varoulko Seaside restaurant with the Kechris Domaine celebrating a decade of one of its prized products.

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.

Tales of the Grape at UNESCO’s Wine Symposium on Santorini

Santorini’s vineyards, its unique grapevine varieties cultivated in the island’s rocky volcanic soils and its 3,500-year-old winemaking practices will take center stage on November 5-7 during a UNESCO International Conference.

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.

Santorini World Wine Conference to Explore Legal Aspects of the Vine

Celebrating three decades dedicated to wine, the International Wine Law Association (AIDV) will host its annual conference on the Greek island of Santorini on October 2-4.

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.

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.

Greece’s Porto Carras Clinches Wine Tourism Award

The Porto Carras Grand Resort, in the Halkidiki peninsula, northern Greece, was awarded for “Best Accommodation” during the 4th Drinks International Wine Tourism Awards 2015.

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.

Greek Wine Limnio Porto Carras Gets Thumbs Up in Blind Taste Test

Greek wine Limnio, a member of the Porto Carras family, was singled out during a blind taste test ahead of the annual ProWein wines and spirits trade fair set to take place in Dusseldorf, Germany, on March 15-17.

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.

Bulgarian Travel Agents Come Closer to Greece

Greek hotels based in Halkidiki, Thessaloniki, Agia Triada, Ioannina and Sivota, Evia, Mykonos and Zakynthos were presented to Bulgarian travel agents in Sofia last week.

Wines of North Greece Invites Connoisseurs to Taste and Tell

On February 1, wine lovers will have the chance to sample the finest during the Wines of North Greece first tasting event of the year at the Grande Bretagne Hotel in central Athens.

FoodTouristica Show Casts Spotlight on Greek Culinary Tourism

Greek gastronomy, the Mediterranean Diet and its products - olive oil, wines and masticha - will be the focus of the 2015 Med FoodTouristica show to be held on May 15-17 at the former Hellenikon airport.
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