Loux: A sip of tradition!

In the heart of Greece, where history and tradition are intertwined, there is one name that echoes through the decades - Loux. More than a beverage company, Loux is a testament to the timeless art of making refreshments that capture the essence of Greek culture. From the azure shores of the Aegean to sun-drenched orchards, every bottle of Loux carries the stories of a land rich in flavour and tradition.

Our 15 best Greek wines for 2023

As the year unfolds its chapters, we are delighted to present the highlight of our wine journey - the 15 Best Wines for 2023. This exquisite selection is not just the result of expert opinion; it is a testament to the passion of our team, the discerning palates of our customers and the vibrant tapestry woven during public tastings and wine fairs. Each bottle, carefully chosen, is an invitation to enjoy the rich stories of Greek winemaking. Without further ado, let us uncork the stories in each bottle.

The 5 best Greek wines for winter days

As winter weaves its chilly spell, there is nothing like the warmth of a well-chosen red wine to lift the spirits. Greece, with its rich winemaking heritage, offers a selection of red wines that perfectly suit the cosiness of the season. In this blog, we explore Desmakenvangriekenland.co.uk's top five Greek red wines, each a sip of elegance and a toast to the beauty of winter.

Greek winter food: dishes for cold days

When winter grips Greece, the country's rich culinary tradition takes centre stage. Greek winter cuisine is a comforting tapestry of hearty dishes that not only warm the body but also nourish the soul. In this blog, we dive into the world of Greek winter cuisine and explore the delicious and soul-satisfying dishes that bring families and friends together during the coldest months.

Greek New Year traditions

The transition to a new year is a time of hope, new beginnings and joyful customs. In Greece, the arrival of the new year is marked with unique traditions, with pomegranates and Vasilopita playing an important role. In this blog, we explore these heartwarming Greek New Year traditions and the delicious dishes that go with them.

Celebrating Greek Christmas

As the winter frost covers Greece, the country comes alive with the enchantment of Christmas, a time of cherished traditions that penetrate deep into the heart of Greek culture. Greek Christmas is a mix of religious reverence, ancient customs and a symphony of flavours that have been woven into the tapestry of this festive season for centuries. In this blog, we go on an in-depth journey through the world of Greek Christmas, unravelling the rich and diverse tapestry of traditions and enjoying the exquisite culinary delights that make this season truly special.

Ancient wonders of Greece

Greece, the cradle of Western civilisation, is a country that breathes with history. Its landscapes are adorned with archaeological treasures that tell stories of gods, heroes and philosophers. In this exploration, we embark on a journey through some of Greece's most iconic ancient wonders, each one a chapter in the rich tapestry of human history. From the majestic Acropolis overlooking Athens to the mystical sanctuary of Delphi and the labyrinthine palace of Knossos in Crete, we unravel the historical significance of these fascinating sites.

Navigating Greece's enchanting islands

Greece, a land of myths and legends, is also home to some of the most beautiful and captivating islands in the world. Each island is a unique gem, with its own story, its own traditions to share and its own scenic wonders to reveal. In this travel guide, we explore the enchanting Greek islands, from iconic Santorini to lesser-known but equally enchanting destinations. You will find travel tips, cultural insights and recommendations for each island to help you plan your Greek island adventure.

Greek festivals and traditions

Greece, with its rich history and vibrant culture, is a land of enduring traditions and lively festivals. These festivals offer a glimpse into the heart and soul of the Greek people and show their love for life, community and the customs that bind them together. In this blog, we embark on a journey through some of Greece's most beloved festivals and traditions, from the lavish Easter celebrations to the unique customs of Greek weddings and holidays.

The Greek Diet

Known for its health benefits and delicious flavours, the Greek diet is a testament to the Mediterranean way of life. Rooted in ancient traditions and inspired by the abundant offerings of the land and sea, it is no wonder that the Greek diet has gained international acclaim. In this blog, we explore the main elements of the Greek diet, its health benefits and the cultural significance of food in Greek society.

Greencola: a healthier soft drink revolution

Greencola, the new soft drink

In today's world, where consumers are becoming increasingly discerning and health-conscious, Greencola has emerged as a pioneer in the beverage industry. This company stands for more than just a thirst-quenching drink; it is living proof of the power of innovation, health awareness and environmental responsibility. In this blog, we dive deep into the world of Greencola, exploring its mission, product range and the values that make it a standout brand.

Discover the wine paradise of Nemea

Tucked away in the heart of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece is a wine region of unparalleled beauty and viticultural interest - Nemea. This ancient land, steeped in history and blessed with fertile soil and a Mediterranean climate, has been producing exceptional wines for centuries. Join us on a journey through Nemea and explore its rich viticultural heritage, unique terroir and the extraordinary wines it produces.

All about Greek yoghurt

When it comes to creamy indulgence, few things can match the delectable delight of Greek yoghurt. With its rich, velvety texture and a flavour that dances between tangy and sweet, Greek yoghurt has taken the culinary world by storm. This Mediterranean gem has won a special place in the hearts and kitchens of foodies around the world. In this blog, we take a delicious dive into the world of Greek yoghurt, explore its popularity, health benefits, culinary versatility and more.

Greece Revealed: A journey through the magic

Acropolis in athens

Greece - a land where ancient myths dance with modern wonders, where crystal clear waters coast golden beaches and where the whispers of history echo in charming villages and bustling cities. A trip to Greece is an odyssey of exploration, a symphony of senses and a tapestry of culture. Prepare for an adventure of a lifetime as we reveal the enchanting allure of this Mediterranean gem.

Unique products and hidden gems of the Greek islands

Blog on enchanting Greek islands

Welcome to the enchanting Greek islands, where azure waters, picturesque landscapes and vibrant culture make for an unforgettable experience. Besides their breathtaking beauty, each Greek island has its own character and special products that showcase the essence of the region. Join us on a tour of these fascinating islands to reveal their unique offerings and hidden gems.

Discover the richness of organic Greek olive oil

Blog about Greek organic olive oil

When it comes to liquid gold, nothing compares to the exquisite quality and health benefits of organic Greek olive oil. Known worldwide for its exceptional flavour and purity, Greek olive oil has a long tradition deeply rooted in the country's agricultural heritage. In this blog post, we dive into the world of organic Greek olive oil and discuss its production process, health benefits, culinary uses and reasons why it is a superior choice. Discover the wonders of organic Greek olive oil and embrace the essence of a truly remarkable Mediterranean treasure.

Greek olives: A gastronomic delight from the Mediterranean

Blog about Greek olives

Greek olives are a beloved staple of Mediterranean cuisine, known for their robust flavours, versatility and numerous health benefits. From the lush olive groves in the Greek landscape to the traditional growing and harvesting methods, Greek olives embody the essence of the Mediterranean diet. In this blog post, we explore the different types of Greek olives, their growing process, health benefits and different ways to incorporate them into your culinary adventures.

Embracing the warmth and generosity of Greek culture

Blog on Greek hospitality

Greek hospitality, known as "philoxenia", is a cornerstone of Greek culture that has been celebrated for centuries. From the moment you set foot in Greece, you are greeted with open arms and a genuine warmth that leaves a lasting impression. In this blog post, we dive into the essence of Greek hospitality, exploring the traditions, meaning and sincere gestures that make it a cherished part of Greek culture.

The art of Greek mezedes

Greek blog on the snack culture of mezedes

Greek cuisine is known for its delicious flavours, fresh ingredients and vibrant culinary traditions. Among the many culinary delights, Greek meze, or appetisers, occupy a special place. In Greek culture, mezedes are more than just appetisers. They symbolise sharing, celebrating and creating lasting memories with family and friends. The tradition of meze promotes a relaxed and convivial atmosphere, where people sit around the table, have lively conversations and enjoy an array of flavours.

Santorini Sips: Discover Greece's unique wine region

The wine regions of santorini. One of Greece's most beautiful islands

When it comes to Greek wine, Santorini is a gem among the world's wine regions. With its volcanic soil, ancient vineyards and indigenous grape varieties, Santorini produces wines that are distinctive and flavourful, reflecting the island's terroir. In this blog post, we travel to discover Greece's unique wine regions, with a special focus on Santorini's enchanting vineyards.

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