Frappe, Greece’s beloved ice coffee features in Part 1 of The Context of the Civilization series

Frappe

Frothy, tasty and the perfect hit of coffee, it is Greece’s beloved Frappe.

First invented by Dimitris Vakondios in 1957, the ice coffee that was given a French name has become synonymous with Greece and summer, although it is also enjoyed year round.

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Portrait of Dimitris Vakondios, Greece’s representative of Nescafé and inventor of frappe.

Niko Hronopoulos has created an entertaining, unique and quirky video that explains how the coffee is made and gives a quick lesson on the history of coffee.

A video that must be watched!