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Magazine Archives: May 15, 2004

The Wines of Greece

An ancient wine region shows growing pains as it opens up to the modern world
Kim Marcus
Issue: May 15, 2004


Greek culture and wine have been constant companions since the foundations of Western civilization were laid almost three millennia ago. From Homer's wine-dark sea to scenes of enjoyment on the ancient drinking vessels called kraters to the amphorae that lie at the bottom of the Aegean, wine has deep roots in the Greek psyche.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 15, 2004.


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