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Saturday 1 August 2015

Greece

German man launches ‘Grexit’ vodka

A German entrepreneur has trademarked the word “Grexit”, referring to Greece’s possible exit from the Euro, and is launching a satirical vodka-based drink off the back of it.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Opso pioneers all Greek wine list

Modern Greek restaurant Opso in Marylebone is pioneering what it claims to be London’s largest Greek wine list to shine a light on the country’s indigenous grapes.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

London restaurant Opso goes all-Greek

Greek restaurant Opso in London’s Marylebone could become the city’s only eatery offering solely Greek wine when it unveils its new list in April.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Fountain filled with 32,000 litres of wine

A northern Greek city is to fill its fountain with 32,000 litres of red wine as part of its carnival celebrations.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Tricks of ancient drinking game revealed

The best way to win at the ancient drinking game “kottabos” is to fling your wine dregs like a baseball, not like a frisbee, one expert has declared.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Carlsberg merges with Greek brewer

Carlsberg is to merge with Greece’s third-largest brewer to become a “strong number two player” in the country’s beer market.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Ancient wine cup used by Pericles discovered

A wine cup believed to have been used by the ancient Athenian statesman, Pericles, has been found in a north Athenian suburb.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Greek and Bulgarian wines to star at LWF

Two tutored masterclasses at this year’s London Wine Fair aim to demonstrate the incredible quality and value of modern Bulgarian and Greek wines.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 No Comments »

db Eats: Vinoteca Chiswick

db’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads out in her hood to the latest addition in the Vinocteca stable, Vinoteca Chiswick, for white Pinot Noir and salted caramel semifreddo.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Greek harvest looks promising

Greek winemakers are confident of a good vintage this year with good yields and promising quality – although the harvest is still ongoing in certain areas.

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

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