Restaurants & Wine-bars

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To find Restaurants or Wine-bars that serve quality Greek wines in a specific country, please click on the letter in the ABC-frame. For example: U = USA or United Kingdom, N = Netherlands etc.

Australia, Brisbane, Hellenika Eatery.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Here’s an example of how an “off-beat” Greek restaurant on the Gold Coast thrives! Please see HERE their great wine list of Greek & International wines. The Team: Simon Gloftis – Owner “When people come in to my restaurant I believe they are putting their health and well being into my hands.  This is a […]

Australia, Sydney, Rest. Xanthi.

by Cornelius Wesseling

  Downtown Sydney offers a small Greek sanctuary: Restaurant Xanthi! This is the place where the rich aromas and flavors of Greece will welcome you…. Besides a very Greek, both innovating and classic, kitchen, Xanthi is also a sanctuary for Greek wines: The winelist shows only an array of high quality Greek wines, rather surprising […]

Belgium, Brussels, Rest. Notos

by Cornelius Wesseling

          NOTOS means “south” in Greek. Constantin Erinkoglou Notos opened in an old tiny library in 1995. Greek specialties served on rustic tables attract friends around friendly wines:  success was  immediately! In 2000, NOTOS moved to a more spacious streets of Livorno located in this lively area between the fashionable Avenue Louise and the […]

Belgium, Namur, Winebar TapaSoif.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Today, Greek wines are part of European wines that have registered the most dramatic improvements in quality. Thanks to its revolutionary delivery system, the enomatic,  you can taste or drink, as much as you please, the most interesting Greek wines imported by Canette. 19 different Greek wineries offer a stunning array of more than hundred quality […]

Canada, Toronto, Rest. Volos

by Cornelius Wesseling

The mantra at Volos is to deliver the experience of Philoxenia.  We strive to tirelessly deliver this idea of true Greek hospitality throughout every element of our restaurant. Our Staff is warm, knowledgeable and professional. We pride ourselves on our delicious food.  We serve fresh and well-composed meals using the highest quality local produce, superior […]

Elinos Winery, Veria, Central Macedonia.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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All about Veria, Central Macedonia. The Tarala family initially found interest in wine at the beginning of the last century. It was back then when Nikolaos Taralas, grandfather of Dimitrios Taralas, whose origins lay in Eastern Romylia, engaged himself in wine grafting as well as the processes of wine production and vinification. In 1925, Christos […]

Germany, Berlin, Rest. Pratirio

by Cornelius Wesseling

        Amiable atmosphere. Friendly prices. In the heart of Berlin. Excellent quality Greek  winelist, owner Nikolaos Koulis shows his enthousiasm and pride for Greek wines by selecting wines from small, artisanal wineries in the Peloponnese, Crete, Santorini, Macedonia, Attica and Kefalonia. The menu comprises of mainly traditional dishes. The garnishing is very […]

Good news! Athens wine bars!

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Athens’ new-school wine bars Greece is not known for its wines, but a new crop of wine bars in Athens offers locals and tourists the chance to sample some excellent homegrown varieties At Heteroclito wine bar in Athens, all of the wines served by the glass are Greek The economic crisis that has plagued Greece for the […]

Greece, Athens, Brettos.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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The unsuspected visitor of the historic center of Athens cannot miss the hundreds of colorful bottles and lights that decorate the walls of “Brettos”.  “BRETTOS” is the oldest distillery in Athens. It started operating for the first time back in 1909 at the ground level of an Athenian old mansion in the heart of Plaka. […]

Greece, Athens, Funky Gourmet.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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(Courtesy “The Fine Dining”) The first starred restaurant we had the honour to try on our trip to Greece was The Funky Gourmet. This restaurant is one of its kind, specialized in molecular cuisine. It is not only the taste, but also smells, colors, the food textures and sounds that make each dish unique. If you […]