3. The oldest archaeological evidence of crushed grapes in the world were found in Greece.
4. The first Greek region evidenced to commercially promote and export its wine around the Mediterranean was Crete, around 2700 B.C.
5. The cult of Dionysus, god of wine and mysticism came from Asia to Greece, around 1300 B.C. In honor of Dionysus the Dionysia festival included athletic games, theatre and poetry contests. Today, regional wine-tasting festivals and expos are organized throughout the year.Wine-related agritourism is also an excellent way of discovering how tradition is combined with modern technology at the country’s wineries. (for more info see here)
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by Sophia Nikolaou