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An 11-Bottle Tour of Northern Greece’s Essential Wines

An 11-Bottle Tour of Northern Greece’s Essential Wines

There’s a wine region you don’t know about but definitely should. Introducing Macedonia, the rocky, mountainous region of northern Greece. Brimming with steep slopes and bustling port cities, Macedonia is a wine producing mecca, with bottlings ranging from crisp, refreshing whites to heavy, bone- dry reds. The region is broken down into four parts: Amyndeon, Epanomi, […]

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The Official Guide To The Reds Of Nemea, Greece

The Official Guide To The Reds Of Nemea, Greece

Greece hasn’t historically been a place that immediately comes to mind when people mention the great wines of the world. While the country has cemented itself as the birthplace of democracy, the source of the world’s greatest mythological tales, and of course, a destination for honeymooners, its wine has always been an afterthought. We can mostly blame […]

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Two Red Greek Wines For Fall You Should Know

Two Red Greek Wines For Fall You Should Know

Agiorgitiko and Xinomavro, say these names three times fast: ah-gee-or-gee-tee-ko, ah-gee-or-gee-tee-ko, ah-gee-or-gee-tee-ko, zhee-no-mav-ro, zhee-no-mav-ro, zhee-no-mav-ro. While they may be a tough grapes to pronounce, they both make delicious red wines. In fact, they make the most prominent red wines in Greece, and they’re perfect wines to seek out in the fall.

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Learn How To Play 6 Fun, Strange, & Potentially Deadly Historical Drinking Games

Learn How To Play 6 Fun, Strange, & Potentially Deadly Historical Drinking Games

In the past we’ve explored the history of two drinking games for adults, bocce and pétanque, and taught you how to play them. Both are great options, especially when the weather is nice outside, but today we’re going back through history to uncover six forgotten drinking games from around the world. Kottabos – Ancient Greece […]

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10 Famous Ancient Archaeological Wine Discoveries

10 Famous Ancient Archaeological Wine Discoveries

Human beings have been drinking wine for thousands of years, leaving all manner of evidence behind. From literary and historical texts, to mythological and religious works, wine is ever-present on the page. Archeologists have unearthed wine-related objects all across the world, though most have been found around the Mediterranean. In the past 25 years, aided […]

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