Did you think that Athens was all about philosophy? Sure, the Greeks always loved to philosophise but also drink wine. Today Greek wine is so much more than retsina.
Come and join us on a cycling tour around the Athenian backstreets and try some incredible indigenous wine varieties paired with the right meze.
Experience first hand the transformation of Greek wine, cycle around the city and discover your favourite variety. Philosophising is included.
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" Greek winemaking regains its heroic status "
1st stop: Crispy Whites and Cheese
We start our journey through greek wine history with the ancient variety Malagouzia that was lost for 400 years and has been re-cultivated in the recent years.
Savvatiano is Attica’s most planted variety and a must try.
2nd stop: Two Course Lunch
Retsina. It is synonymous of Greece and is the oldest wine production method in the area of Attica. It’s combination with Assyrtiko will surprise you.
Xinomavro, taste the Greek Nebbiolo.
3rd stop: A Sweet Surprise
We conclude our Cycle and Wine tour with a famous Greek dessert wine paired with a traditional sweet