Ouzo

Ouzo: The Dos (and Don'ts) When Drinking It

Clean Monday is approaching and the chances are that you will be flocking to taverns, family homes and villages to…

February 20, 2024

Savoring Ouzo: From Medicinal Elixir to Greek Joy in a Glass

There is an old Greek saying, "Ouzo makes the spirit," and in true Greek style, it’s paired with food, music,…

December 11, 2023

Greek Summer Vibes: Vincent Gross Releases Catchy New Single 'Ouzo" in German

Vincent Gross reflects on a successful year: his song "Ouzo," released in the summer, became a hit on social media.…

October 30, 2023

Ouzo or beer: What do Greeks prefer?

Greeks were asked a simple question in a Viber survey - beer or ouzo? What do you prefer to… accompany…

September 3, 2023

Ouzo or tsipouro: What do Greeks prefer?

Ouzo, tsipouro, sea, summer and, of course, mezedes! With the warm weather, this setting is trendy in the Greek reality,…

August 24, 2023

Unveiling the "Golden Fruit": Exploring the Kumquat Liqueur of Corfu

The term "kumquat" translates to "golden fruit," and this exquisite gem was brought to the shores of Corfu by an…

August 9, 2023

Ouzo Talk Podcast: Kambosos Plotting 'The Second Coming’

George Kambosos Jr has begun his journey back to reclaim the Lightweight WorldBoxing Championship, and if his recent discussion with…

May 5, 2023

Macedon Distillery: Handcrafted Spirits from the Mountains of Greece

From the mountains of Greece all the way to the mountains of regional Victoria in Australia, Macedon Distillery has formulated…

March 10, 2023

The British ambassador to Greece wishes "Happy Lent" with dolmades and tsipouro

With dolamadas and tsipouro, the British ambassador to Greece wished a "Happy Lent". In a post on Twitter, Ambassador Matthew…

February 26, 2023

10 of the best ouzos and tsipouros made with passion

The best way to celebrate Clean Monday is with a variety of ouzos and tsipouros, alongside a table full of…

February 25, 2023

Ouzo: The Dos (and Don'ts) When Drinking It

Clean Monday is approaching and the chances are that you will be flocking to taverns, family homes and villages to…

February 20, 2023

American tourist scammed by "sketchy" ouzo offer in Athens

An American tourist admitted to feeling "really stupid" after falling for a scam in Athens. He wrote on Reddit: “I…

December 16, 2022

Kapiniaris: We used to be the enemy

Growing up Greek in Australia in the sixties, seventies and eighties wasn’t always easy. But according to actor and comedian…

September 30, 2022

Maneas: Santorini More Than Just the Postcard Image

From the steep cliffs overlooking the deep blue of the caldera, the shining white houses and churches with blue doors…

September 9, 2022

Greek business owners: ‘This feels like August’

After recently returning from Greece, Ouzo Talk co-host Tom Skolarikis says that pent-up travel demand has led to a visible…

July 20, 2022

The story of a bottle of ouzo and its modern connection to the Covid vaccine

Historian Leon Saltiel recounts an invitation to dinner by his aunt in Geneva that led to the discovery of a little-known…

May 12, 2022

All about Ouzo: Greece’s famed drink

There is an old Greek saying “Ouzo makes the spirit” and in true Greek style, it’s paired with food, music…

January 10, 2022

Ouzo Talk Podcast Going Down a Treat

Greek City Times is proud to present the Ouzo Talk podcast. Custom-made for the Greek diaspora, Ouzo Talk, is making…

November 20, 2021

Rhodes: The Taste of Summer for Italy

Well known for its medieval architecture, beaches, and exciting nightlife scene, Rhodes is also famous for its gastronomy and wines…

August 21, 2021

Ouzo and tsipouro receive 'GI' status from European Commission

The European Commission has approved the geographical indication (GI) for ouzo and tsipouro. This distinction makes the famous and popular…

May 27, 2021
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