2019 anniversary wines: 2009, 1999, 1989, 1979, 1969, 1959, 1949... 1869

by Stuart George

On the whole, 2018 was a year to forget. It saw a dreadful accident in Genoa and the ongoing tragedy of Syria. The Skripal poisoning in the usually benign English city of Salisbury caused relations between the British government and the Russian President Vladimir Putin – who was elected for a fourth term – to hit their lowest point in many years. The journalist Jamal Khashoggi went inside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul and was never seen again. There was an unexpected summit in Singapore. A man widely regarded as a dangerous lunatic who has a nuclear fixation…

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Visit 5 Ideal Destinations

by Porto Planet

The mild sweet climate of fall in Greece is what makes short journeys to the sea and the mountains so tempting. The country’s landscape is in transition, from its summer to its autumn look. Read up on the renown destinations that we gathered just for you and plan your trip to our Greece. Chania As summer in Crete lasts a bit more than anywhere else in Greece, you will enjoy the sea and the wonderful mainland throughout October on this island. An excellent place to choose for your upcoming autumn holiday in Chania. Don’t miss out on:…

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Crete and Cretan vegetarian diet

by Porto Planet

Historical evidence and mythology have extensively proved Cretans’ nutritional preferences throughout the centuries as well as their fondness for basic products. I would like to introduce you to one of the tastiest and healthy cuisines in the world but also to a magnificent ancient civilization. Learn about the art of Cretan vegetarian nutrition and cooking. Their diet is typically based on products that originate from the island’s farmlands and mainly includes plates of raw or home cooked greens, grains, pulses, vegetables, olive oil, and fruits. Cretan diet is based on fresh and natural products that are cooked in…

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The Benefits of Wine

by Porto Planet

We have all heard that ‘an apple a day, keeps the doctor away’, but lately, more and more studies show that wine can bring many benefits to the body and make a significant contribution to maintaining our good health. So how can wine help us when we drink it regularly, but in moderation? Let’s see in detail! 1. LIVE LONGER! It is known that in Ikaria people live longer than anywhere else in the world. Daily consumption of wine is part of a diet that can enrich the lives of those who follow it because it is…

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Top Wine Tasting Destinations in Greece

by Porto Planet

Sunny valleys rich with volcanic soil, a Mediterranean climate of mild breezes, Greece has ideal conditions for making wine. It’s no wonder that vineyards have been thriving there for thousands of years. Despite its long history of grape cultivation, Greece was long overlooked by traveling wine connoisseurs. The country has finally begun to take its place as a world-class wine destination. Here are some of the top wine tasting destinations to visit in Greece if you enjoy wine. Nemea and Nafplio in Peloponnese The region around Nemea is a classic destination for wine enthusiasts. The mountains and valleys…

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Tahini, Fasting, and Mediterranean lifestyle!

by Porto Planet

TAHINI Greek Super Food! TAHINI is a Greek origin product, very nutritious, that is consumed widely during fasting periods in Greece, with health benefits when not over-consumed. (Be careful: if you have an allergy to sesame, do not take TAHINI. Also, if you have a nut allergy, consult your doctor first). TAHINI (as you can see in the photo), has a very light brown color. Once you have a tablespoon, a tasty flavor remains in your tongue and a butter-ish flavor. One of its advantages is that no sugar has been added. In Greece, it is widely…

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Hire A Photo Booth and Make This Turkey-Day Full of Fun

by Michael Roe

Thanks Giving is almost around the corner. It is one of the most magical and exciting events of the year. Its time of the year when people of all faiths, religions, case get together with their families, close friends, and children to share in a sense of gratitude for the all the money and happiness they have received in the year. So now this amazing holiday is about to come and people are planning a great feat for the day. From cooking ‘Turkey’ and backing delicious pumpkin pie to watching games, people try to connect with their families and friends.…

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5 Wine Terms You Should Know To Sound Like A Pro!

by Lauren Volper

With every serving shift I have ever worked, there is a minimum of two times in the night where someone will ask for a wine recommendation by the glass. I will then ask them “What kind of wine do you like to drink?” Inevitably someone will answer “I like dry reds”. This brings me to the point of the MOST misused wine term I have ever heard spoken: dry. WHY are people so confused with this wine term and it’s meaning? What does dry in terms of describing wine actually mean?? Public Service Announcement: Saying you like your red…

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