by Markus Stolz

The renaissance of Greek wine came late in the 20th century. The Second World War left a nation immersed in poverty and people started moving to the big cities, trying their luck for a better tomorrow. The Greek spirit went rapidly into gear and economy improved correspondingly. At that time, bulk wine dominated the market, while most families had at least one relative supplying wine from his own barrels. Increasing urbanisation, however, made "village wine" less readily available, so most of ...

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