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Seven Greek-owned restaurants make the cut among Australia’s top 100

It’s that time of year again, when restaurateurs wait with bated breath to find out how they fare in contrast to other eateries across the country. This week, The Australian …

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Lesvos Ouzo Festival begins on Friday

The Lesvos island ‘Ouzo Fest’ has become one of the most well-attended events of its kind in Greece. With high temperatures kicking in and arrivals on the northern Aegean island …

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Greek wine: Sidestepping monotony

Nowdays, there is much diversity in the world of wine. Just a few decades ago, everyone talked of Bordeaux, Burgundy or the Rhone. In recent years, regions or countries such …

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Review: Pairing the Ktima Biblia Chora liquid gems at the Press Club

Ktima Biblia Chora is located in the foothills of Mt Pangeon at an altitude of 380 metres, in the village of Kokkinochori, Kavala, in northern Greece. It was established by …

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A Greek Australian behind the best bakery in Australia

Nine years ago, Greek Australian Theo Vorenas decided to change career paths. After years of working as a car mechanic he started his own bakery, but he never anticipated that …

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The delights of the Ionian islands

The Delights of the Ionian Islands, the next event in Alpha’s popular Regional Dinner Series is taking place on Tuesday 3 July. The event will include a four-course menu specially …

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Procal wins gold at dairy industry awards for the third year in a row

A 100 per cent Australian-owned family business of Greek heritage, Procal manufactures fresh milk and dairy products, sourced from local dairy farms, in a state-of-the-art facility in Melbourne. Its milk …

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Wines of Greece touring Australia #drinkgreekwine

Greek master of wine, Yiannis Karakasis, is back, marking the Wines of Greece’s fourth visit to Australia. By popular demand, the roadshow is now an annual event, gaining more exposure …

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Woman from Thrace breaks world record with longest garlic braid

There’s a world record for everything, even garlic braids, and until this week that record was held by Hungary with 255 metres. But that record has well and truly been …

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Melbourne gets a new Greek restaurant cocktail bar

A new Greek restaurant and cocktail bar has become all the rage in Melbourne’s south east. Rebel Blue, co-founded by business partners George Loupos, Vinny Diaco and Rody Kaka, opened …