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Tsipouro: Tyrnavos, Mount Olympus, Vergina & Dion sites

After the olives harvested and pressed for oil, and the grapes picked and pressed for wine, a treasured third fall ritual takes place — the making of Tsipouro. This aromatic strong spirit is made of the marc- the skins and seeds and pulp- leftover from pressing the grapes for wine. The marc is distilled, and

Greek Spirits: The History and Art of Tsipouro making

You can call tsipouro the most “sociable” drink in Greece. It brings together good friends, good company and must be enjoyed with plates of delicious food.  It also has a rich history that makes it an important part of Greek culture.