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The Art of Truffle Hunting in Greece

The art of truffle hunting has historic roots in Greece and throughout Europe. It is one of the world’s wonderful delicacies that is the perfect addition to a beautifully prepared meal.

Retsina Reborn: Then and Now

Some say retsina, a Greek wine, is an acquired taste. It isn’t your typical white thanks to its pine resin aftertaste. No matter what one’s opinion is, retsina is a steadfast part of Greek tradition and “new” versions are up and coming.

Greece’s Wild Edible Greens: Horta and More

Collecting, cooking and enjoying wild edible greens in Greece dates back to ancient times. Here’s a look at what you can forage for in Greece…

Attention Beer Connoisseurs: Beers from Greece

Greece may be known for its wine and spirits, but did you know there are excellent microbreweries producing excellent Greek beers?  These Greek beers are worth a taste when you visit Greece.

Greek Pita: A Savory History

Order a Greek pita, and you are ordering one of the staple foods loved by Greeks.  The Greek pita is a savory pie, baked with delicious ingredients layered inside from vegetables, cheeses to a variety of meat and flavored with Greek herbs and spices.  

Cycladic Islands: Traditional Products to Try

Traditional Products of the Cycladic Islands  They say that one way to a man’s heart is through the stomach. Perhaps the way to discover a destination’s soul is through savoring its gastronomic delights. Greece is not only famous for its magical islands, renowned hospitality and welcoming people, but it is also a land that offers

Greek Wines: A New Old World

Greek wines have a storied history unlike anyplace else. That’s because Greece is one of the oldest wine producing regions in the world. Wines have been produced here for more than 6,500 years.