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Greece's Enduring Wine Heritage

Lynn Alley
Issue: November 15, 2003

Nearly 3,000 years ago, the Greek poet Hesiod sang the praises of Greek wine made from a grape variety referred to as "Biblio." Back then, Greek wines were the toast of the Mediterranean world, and Greek grapevines were planted as far away as Massilia (which is now known as Marseille).

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2003.

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