Tag: Greek alcohol

Tsipouro, Greece's 'firewater' packed with punch 1

Tsipouro, Greece’s ‘firewater’ packed with punch

Often described as ‘firewater’ for its potent alcoholic punch, this clear drink, is a favourite beverage nationwide. Distilled from the grapes, their pits, stalks, and skins left over from the winemaking process,…

Ouzo Festival draws large crowds to Lesvos 8

Ouzo Festival draws large crowds to Lesvos

Lesvos held its annual Ouzo Festival, an event dedicated to the world-renowned anise-flavoured Greek spirit, attracting a large crowd of both tourists and island locals. The 5th Ouzo Fest was organised by…