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Food and Wines
Food and Wines
To explain food and wine in Greece. You must first understand that before tourism, the Greek people lived mainly off the land and sea. Therefore, their food and wines were all produced locally.
In Greece and its many islands, farming and fishing are still a way of life. With small family, sized farms producing a wide variety of crops and livestock. However, this generation of young Greeks are moving away, from the farming, which their parents have toiled at for many years.
Greece is the third largest producer of olive oil. It is considered some of the best olive oil in the world, winning awards in international competitions.
Greece is surrounded by the sea, with many islands scattered about its coast. Therefore, it has a unique variety of seafood. It is no surprise that they have some of the best seafood dishes for you to try.
Vineyards have been growing in Greece before anyone in France had even heard of the plant. Because of the climate and soil, Greek wine is also winning awards on the international stage.
They keep their dishes simple by using natural flavours, such as fresh herbs, extra virgin olive oil, and lemon. Greece is in the middle of where the East meets the West. Therefore, they have a large variety of herbs and spices in their cooking.
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