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Greece’s wineries open cellars on European Wine Tourism Day, Nov 11

The wineries of the “Wine routes of Greece” along with hundreds of other European wineries will take part in the European Day of Wine Tourism on Sunday, November 11.

The visitors of the Greek wineries will tour the vineyards, meet Greek wine producers, admire the landscape, tour the facilities and taste new and aged wines, as well as learning about the fresh wines of the new harvest that has just completed.

Admission is free.

First to take action are the Wine Producers of Northern Greece, who will welcome visitors and connoisseurs wishing to sample the latest production, tour cellars and vineyards, as well as taste vintage varieties on Sunday, between 11am and 5pm.

Wines of Northern Greece is a member of the European Wine Cities Network (RECEVIN), and is participating in the event for the sixth consecutive year with its “Wine Roads of Northern Greece” program, which includes over 17 wineries and eight vineyard routes.

According to gtp.gr, the 34th Philoxenia tourism fair and the Central Macedonia Region have organized a wine tasting event on Sunday at 11am at the I. Vellidis Congress Center in Thessaloniki. Admission is free.

Besides the Wines of Northern Greece, Vineyards of Attica, Wines of the Peloponnese, Aegean Islands Wines, and Wines of Crete are also participating in the celebratory events.

European Wine Tourism Day was established in 2009 and is marked every second Sunday of November with the participation of wineries-members of the European Network of Wine Cities (RECEVIN) or wine tourist networks.

The EWTD invites wine lovers to a series of events held across Europe, aimed at stimulating enotourism and promoting European wines. This year, 600 cities and municipalities will be participating in the annual celebration.

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