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New Ministry Seal to Certify Greek Enotourism Enterprises

Wineries open for visitation across Greece will be awarded a special seal indicating that they abide by the standards for the operation of wine tourism enterprises.

Making Enotourism Happen: Greek-wineries.com Shows the Way 

A new site in English aiming to inform and guide travelers with a soft spot for the vine, lists 180 visitable wineries across Greece.

Crete Unveils its History, Culture, Gastronomy to Japanese Media

Crete's local authorities and Enterprise Greece organized a familiarization trip for Japanese journalists, aiming to promote the island's culture and gastronomy.

Aria Hotels Member Katogi Averoff Opens Winery for ‘Open Doors’ Events

The Katogi Averoff, a member of Aria Hotels, will be opening its winery to mark the “Open Doors” happening over the weekend of May 27-28.

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.

Palates Warming Up for 1st Santorini Int’l Wine Tourism Congress

Lovers (and experts) of the vine will meet on the Greek island of Santorini on October 14-16 for the 1st International Wine Tourism Congress (IMIC 2016) to be hosted at the Petros M Nomikos Conference Center in Firostefani.

Greece Wineries ‘Open Doors’ to Intoxicating Taste Experience

Wine lovers and bon viveurs will have the chance to indulge on May 28-29, when wineries and vineyards across Greece open their doors to the public for an intoxicating wine and dine experience.

‘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.

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.

Santorini to Push for All-year-round Tourism Season

The Municipality of Thera has rounded up a number of Santorini's tourism forms and has announced a collaborative effort to keep the tourists coming after the summer sun has gone and establish the Cycladic island as an all-year-round tourism destination.

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.

Greece Celebrates European Wine Tourism Day With Open Cellars

The Wine Producers of Northern Greece celebrated European Day of Wine Tourism recently by opening their cellars and vineyards to visitors and connoisseurs wishing to sample the latest production.

BSEC Tourism Ministers Meet In Athens, Greece

The Ministers in charge of Tourism of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Member States agreed to promote and encourage the development of gastronomy tourism and wine tourism within the region.

Greece Talks About Developing Special Interest Tourism On Crete

"Tourism in Crete is a key area of wealth," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said at a conference held to explore possibilities of developing special interest tourism types to create a development strategy for South and inland Crete.

Tourism Potential of Thessaloniki, Greece, Discussed

The Greek Tourism Ministry is exploring ways to develop thematic forms of tourism in Greece's northern city of Thessaloniki.

Greek Tourism Ministry Tables Draft Bill In Parliament

The Greek Tourism Ministry, on 27 June, tabled a new draft bill in Parliament that aims to strenthen tourism entrepreneurship and resolve various issues in the sector.

Kefalogianni Talks Tourism On Crete, Greece

Extending Crete's tourism season to welcome visitors all year round was one of the main topics discussed in a meeting held on 23 June in Rethymno, Crete, chaired by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

New Tourism Zoning Plan In Greece Aims For Investments, Quality Tourists

Greece's new Special Zoning Plan for Tourism is expected to result to large investments, attract quality tourists and big spenders from abroad and extend the tourism season.

Made in Greece Awards: Domaine Porto Carras Honored For Rural Excellence

Domaine Porto Carras in Halkidiki was honored with the "Rural Excellence" award at the recent "Made in Greece" awards ceremony held in Athens.