World wine output to fall to lowest in 60 years

World wine production is expected to fall to its lowest level in 60 years in 2023 due to poor harvests in the Southern Hemisphere and in some major European producers, including Greece, the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) has said.

Fine wine from the old varieties of Naxos

A unique wine produced from vineyards on the Cycladic island of Naxos that will be sold for 550 euros per bottle is expected to be released within the next month.

Wine diplomacy starts to pay off

In spring 2024, the prestigious VieVinum International wine festival will take place at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, where over 600 major wineries from around the world will showcase their products from May 25 to 27.

Climate change spells bleak future for viticulture

Experts warn that many regions in Greece will become unfit for viticulture by 2050 due to climate change. Indeed, if the climate crisis worsens by the end of the century, few vineyards will remain, primarily in higher-altitude locations. 

Cypriot wines to bear WineCore logo

The wine industry in Cyprus is at a turning point, as coordinated upgrading and promotion efforts are under way in both the private and public sectors.

Wine consumption in Greece jumped 41.3% in 2021-2022

Domestic wine consumption in Greece increased by 41.3% in the 2021-22 wine season compared to the 2020-21 season, approaching the high levels of 2013, 2014, according to a sectoral study on winemaking, prepared by the company Stochasis Management Consultancy.

Old Greek grape varieties making strong comeback

A silent wine revolution has been taking place in Greece in recent years as old native grape varieties, which for decades were supplanted by the fashion and convenience of French varieties, are now being cultivated again.

Wine in Antiquity Tours

Professional archaeologists will be on hand at the Museum of Cycladic Art on the next four Fridays (July 8, 15, 22 and 29) for private guided tours on the role of wine in the ancient Greek civilization.