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Council of State cancels Special Consumption Tax on Wine

The Council of State has ruled in favor of the cancellation of Special Consumption Tax on wine. The ruling of Greece’s highest court No. 1793/3-9-2018 was published by the Greek Wine Association on Tuesday. The judicial ruling comes as the government has repeatedly said since summer 2017 to abolish this …

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Greek Absurdistan: Gov’t considers a 6-euro tax on Tsipouro

Minister for Rural Development, Vaggelis Apostolou, shocked local authorities and professional groups of Tyrnavos when he told them last Friday that the government is considering to impose a 6-euro tax on tsipouro, the strong distilled grape pomace brandy for which Tyrnavos in Central Greece is famous. Apostolou argued that that …

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Oenorama 2018: Wine Exhibition in downtown Athens, Mar 10-12

The most important wine appointment of Greece for consumers and professionals, Greeks and foreigners. Oenorama, the world’s leading Greek wine exhibition opens its gates to public,  hosting up to 250 wineries with more than 1,600 wines to taste. Once again, this year’s Oenorama is being held in the city centre, …

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Wine Tourism to be included in Greece’s travel packages

The Federation of Tourist and Travel Agencies in Greece (FedHATTA), and the National Interprofessional Organisation of Vine and Wine held an event for the prospects of wine tourism in Greece and its connection with all inclusive holidays. The aim was the integration of wine tourism in travel packages with the …

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