Digital Museum Plato Academy

Plato is definitely one of the best known personalities of the ancient Greek world. His thoughts and ideas have become a worldwide treasure and have inspired millions of people over the centuries. With that in mind, the Digital Museum Plato Academy is an attempt to combine the past with the presence and the future. The …

Wine Tourism in Greece

Viticulture has been correlated with Greece since the beginning of time. In Greek Mythology, God Dionysus represents the God of Wine, Dancing and Music. People would indulge in endless hours of having fun, eating together and sipping on high quality wine for ages. It is an element that kept society united, a reason for celebrating …

Homer and Wine

By the 8th and 7th centuries BC, when the written works of Hesiod and the Homeric bards began to appear, wine had thoroughly permeated Greek culture and become a ubiquitous feature – a dietary staple, preferable to water, drunk at any time of day or night, with or without food. Greeks had learned to cut …

Wine: An Age-Old Story

Some of the most essential pleasures or comforts in life can be traced so far back in human history that they seem to disappear in the mists of time. The cultivation and consumption of grapes and their juice is a prime example. Nevertheless, as archaeologists in collaboration with paleobotanists, have further extended and refined their …