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2,600-year-old wine ‘factory’ unearthed in Lebanon

The oldest press found in the country was used by ancient Phoenicians to manufacture vintages once adored around the Mediterranean.   ARCHAEOLOGISTS HAVE UNEARTHED new evidence of the extensive overseas trade in wine by the ancient Phoenicians, with the discovery of the oldest wine press in Lebanon. The find sheds new light on winemaking by the Phoenicians, the seafaring merchants […]

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Gastronomic trips and why you should take one

Culinary experiences are becoming increasingly important when traveling. How many times have you taken pictures of your favorite dish to share it on your social networks? Or how many places you remember thanks to its cuisine, probably a lot. Gastronomic trips are so fashionable now that they have become a business model. For some countries, like Spain, food is one […]

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Gastronomy key to supporting hard-hit tourism industry

With the lifting on many COVID-19 restrictions in Europe, people are finally able to share a meal with friends and family, indulging one of life’s most pleasurable activities: eating food. During the height of lockdowns, with some of our favourite restaurants and food services unavailable, many of us turned to social media to learn how to make our favourite dishes […]

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Mole Expert Hub – the future of food tourism after Covid-19

Food tourism is all about a shared experience, meeting like-minded foodies, or breaking bread with locals in a street-side eatery. Like much of the travel and tourism industry, food-focused businesses have been heavily impacted. Food is an important part of cultural heritage, keeping destinations vibrant and authentic. With social distancing norms and a stricter focus on health and hygiene, how […]

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Greece ‘has what it takes to be number 1 food tourism destination’

Gastronomy tourism is estimated at some $1 trillion globally, according to the founder of the World Food Travel Association, Erik Wolf, while the association’s ambassador in Greece, Maria Athanasopoulou, says that “our country has got what it takes to be the world’s number 1 food tourism destination in the next decade, provided we step up to conquer that and work […]

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Amorgos Sends Message of Optimism Through Gastronomy

The Greek island of Amorgos, located in the Cyclades, is sending a message of optimism, through gastronomy, to potential travelers from around the world. At the same time, the island is preparing for the upcoming summer season by constantly adjusting its tourism policy to the post-Covid-19 protocols. The Municipality of Amorgos recently released a video featuring some of the island’s […]

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Chios Mastic Resin: a natural remedy approved by the European Medicines Agency

The famous and unique Chios Mastic Resin, only produced in the southern part of the northwestern island of the Aegean, has finally been granted official approval as a natural remedy by the European Medicines Agency (E.M.A.). The Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (H.P.M.C.), reaching a unanimous agreement, classified Chios Mastic Gum to the category of traditional herbal medicines with two […]

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The Telegraph: 14 Small Greek Islands to Visit after Lockdown

UK daily newspaper The Telegraph recently highlighted 14 of Greece’s least populated islands as ideal travel destinations for the summer of 2020, after the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted. Titled, “Escape the crowds: Greece’s least populated islands”, the article was published in The Telegraph’s online edition and includes a list of 14 Aegean islands whose population ranges between 5 – 910 […]

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HORECA: The largest exhibition in Greece!
7-10 February 2020

HORECA, breaking its own records, proves not only that it is the leading international trade show for the provisioning and equipment of Hospitality and Foodservice companies, but also-according to the opinion of many Greek and international visitors-that it exceeds the standards of many other exhibitions of its kind, globally. HORECA is a leading international exhibition for the provisioning and equipment […]

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7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition

From the 24th to the 26th of January 2020, the heart of Greek gastronomy beats in the 7th EXPOTROF Exhibition that will take place in the Helexpo exhibition Centre, Maroussi. This exhibition which is by now an institution is renewing its appointment for the seventh consecutive year with both the professionals of the premium sector of foods and beverages in […]

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