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 Olive Oil

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 Patras Μavrodaphne

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Feta cheese - dairy products

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Moschato (Muscat) of Rio

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Tentoura

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Roditis

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Tsipouro

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Roditis
Roditis    Roditis is a wine variety widely spread in Greece. Roditis vine is cultivated in 32 provinces (of 52 in total) but it is primarily found in the Achaia prefecture. This is purely a wine grape variety, but it is also edible since it is quite tasty and crispy, especially the red... Read more...
Tentoura
Tentoura    Tentoura is the traditional liqueur of Patras. According to tradition, its origin dates back to the 15th century, the Venetian era. The elders referred to Tentoura as "moschovolithra", which means “strong aroma” and they usually drank it after a good meal... Read more...
Ouzo
Ouzo    Ouzo, as opposed to tsipouro, is only partially distilled from grapes. It is an industrial mix of pure alcohol, water and herbal fragrances, mainly glykanise.   According to the law, for a product to be labelled as Ouzo, it must: a) be produced in Greece (designation) b) be... Read more...
Olive oil
 Olive Oil  Olive oil is a major agricultural product of the Greek economy, particularly dietary and of great economic importance for the region of Achaia. It is considered to be at the top of the dietary food chain, with high biological value, due to polyphenols and vitamin E, that... Read more...
Moschato of Rio
Moschato (Muscat) of Rio    Rio Muscat is one of the most important white wine varieties, produced in our country. It is considered to be similar to the French Muscat de Frontignan. Mainly grown on the island of Samos and in northwestern Peloponnese, it is also sporadically found in other... Read more...
Feta cheese
Feta cheese - dairy products    Achaia prefecture has a variety of local dairy products to offer, that are constantly improving in quality and production. Given the diverse ecosystem of the geographical area, the production covers the entire range of dairy products, with emphasis on... Read more...
Mavrodaphne
 Patras Μavrodaphne  Mavrodaphne is a colourful variety of Greek wine grown in north-western Peloponnese (especially around the area of Patras) and some Ionian islands (mostly in Kefalonia). From this variety alone or with co-production by 50% with the Corinthian black variety, the sweet... Read more...
Tsipouro
Tsipouro    Tsipouro is distilled from the grape marcs that remain after the extraction of grape for wine production.   In order for marcs to provide a spirit, they must not be completely drained and also to have undergone a fermentation procedure, in order for residual sugar of the... Read more...