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Athens Wine Bars

Wine Situation in Athens

In Greece we know our wine. Winemaking in Greece’s fertile lands dates back to over 4,000 years, with some of the currently most popular producing regions being Aegean Islands (namely Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Lemnos, Samos), the Ionian Islands, Peloponnese, Sterea Ellada, Epirus, Thessalia and Macedonia – more or less everywhere. Read on to learn about six of the best varieties and the top five wine bars in Athens according to our personal experience and research!

ancient Greek amethyst ring Israel

1,400 Year Old Amethyst Ring Found in Israel Thought to Be the Result of Ancient Greek Superstition

A 1,400 year old amethyst ring found by archeologists was most probably worn by a wealthy wine taster in an attempt to ward off a hangover – a myth that originated in Greece and was widely shared in the ancient world.

Athens Wine Bars

Wine Situation in Athens

In Greece we know our wine. Winemaking in Greece’s fertile lands dates back to over 4,000 years, with some of the currently most popular producing regions being Aegean Islands (namely Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Lemnos, Samos), the Ionian Islands, Peloponnese, Sterea Ellada, Epirus, Thessalia and Macedonia – more or less everywhere. Read on to learn about six of the best varieties and the top five wine bars in Athens according to our personal experience and research!