Wine Tourism in Sporades Islands

Sporades islands create an archipelago in the northwestern part of the Aegean Sea. The inhabited islands of Sporades include Alonnisos, Skiathos, Skopelos and Skyros. They are all places of exceptional natural beauty, with lush greenery and amazing landscapes. On these islands, viticulture has flourished over 4,000 years ago and continues on its subtle, yet distinctive course. …

Wine Tourism in Thessaly: Karditsa

Back in 1455, a Frankish nobleman ended up in the area of Thessaly and fell in love with the wider region of Karditsa. He brought with him a vision for wine making and his knowledge on modern, efficient grape cultivation methods. This was Monsieur Nicolas. What he specifically introduced the locals with a particular grape variety harvest, …

Wine Tourism in Northern Greece: Pella – Goumenissa

Northern Greece holds great treasures to nature enthusiasts, due to the unspoiled landscapes and the vast green fields all around. If you are interested in viticulture, you will be particularly fascinated by the special wine road of Pella and Goumenissa, starting from Pella and going all the way to Kilkis with Goumenissa and Giannitsa. On …

Wine Tourism in Thessaly: Larissa

Larissa is the capital and largest city of the Thessaly region, on the slopes of Mount Olympus and all the way to Ossa (Kissavos). In such a historic area, the vineyards of Rapsani have given high quality wine ever since antiquity. Fertile soil and centuries of mastering the techniques of grape cultivation have brought PDO Rapsani …

Wine Tourism in Thessaly: Magnesia

Magnesia is a region of Central Greece, with outstanding natural beauty and historic value. Its capital is Volos, a coastal town filled with picturesque taverns by the sea. This is where you will find ouzo, tsipouro and of course high quality local wine accompanying the marvelous mezedes (small dishes bursting with flavors to be shared …

Wine Tourism in Thessaly: Trikala

Surrounded by the mountains of Tzoumerka, Hasia and Lakmos, the wider region of Trikala is considered mountainous terrain, even though the actual town is located on the iconic Thessalian plain. Viticulture in Trikala is evidenced ever since antiquity, with early findings of vines and utilities used to produce and drink wine. The Cave of Theopetra, …

Wine Tourism in Northern Greece: Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece, after the Athenian capital. It is also a commercial hub for the Balkans and Eastern Europe. With an impressive blend of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman elements, the modern city is a sight for sore eyes and attracts worldwide attention for its history, culture, gastronomy and entertainment. In …

The Wine Route of the Olympian Gods

Mount Olympus is the highest mountain of Greece, literally separating Thessaly and Macedonia. This landmark has always been a source of inspiration. Ever since antiquity, the Greeks watched the thunders and the clouds drowning the mountain and thought that the Olympian Gods would live there. It was definitely a place worthy for the Gods, untouchable …

Wine Tours in Dodecanese

Dodecanese islands are located in the southeastern part of the Aegean Sea. 15 larger and smaller islands compose a picturesque destination in the Mediterranean, attracting global attention due to the wonderful coastline and the majestic landscapes. The hospitable locals, the cobbled pathways and the historic monuments are all part of an idyllic tourist destination with …

Wine Tourism in Northern Greece: Halkidiki

Halkidiki is a peninsula on the northeastern part of Greece, right below Thessaloniki and stretching all the way to the Aegean. If you have ever looked at a map of the country, you will surely have spotted it with its three smaller yet distinctive peninsulas, forming a hand. This is where Mount Athos is located, …