Tag: Greek

Santorini and its Unique Wine.
Wine

Santorini and its Unique Wine.

Santorini, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, makes a spectacular first impression on the visitor. Located approximately 90 nautical miles from Athens, the island draws millions of tourists because of its beauty, tranquility, and way of life. Practically all houses are on steep slopes, most overlooking the azure sea, […]

Modern Greek Wines.
Wine

Modern Greek Wines.

There is some debate about whether winemaking was accidentally invented in Georgia or Armenia, but definitely it was ancient Greeks who popularized it in the western world, starting in the 7th century B.C. Classical writers Homer and Socrates, among others, wrote about the virtues of wine whether making offerings of […]

Greek Cheeses.
Food

Greek Cheeses.

Greek Cheeses Most people think feta is the only cheese Greece produces. While it is true that Greece produces 220,000 metric tons of feta, the country produces many other cheeses in significant quantities. Cheese making has a long history in this ancient country and the first ever reference to this […]

Feta – The Quintessential Greek Cheese.
Food

Feta – The Quintessential Greek Cheese.

Feta Any tourist visiting Greece will almost immediately notice the importance of feta cheese on the table. Greeks eat feta on its own, with watermelon, and every other food imaginable. French and Greek enjoy the highest per capita cheese consumption in Europe. Feta is arguably the best-known Greek food abroad […]