With a new award in an international packaging competition and its entry into Greek Duty Free Shops, this summer is everything but ordinary for the gogreek® brand. The brand gogreek®, a purely Greek brand that aspires to give new perspective to the way Greekness is being presented, is ready to celebrate its third birthday in…
narrative: Χάρης Βεκρής It’s been going on for some time now. I’ll be uploading on Instagram photos showing ouzo shot glasses with their appetizers and all I would think about was write on that topic. I kept putting it off. Still, as soon as the impact of the last shock, as commemorated in the article’s…
Live a unique experience in the ouzo museum of “Ouzo Plomari Isidoros Arvanitis” in Plomari, Lesvos. Ouzo of Plomari Isidoros Arvanitis, Greece’s favourite ouzo, famous for its fine quality and unique flavour, invites us to discover the magic "World of Ouzo", through a unique tour in its distillery in Plomari, Lesvos. The distillery is located…
The gogreek® Santa Claus ouzo miniature (gift box, 50ml, 42%vol.) is a new member of the multi-awarded gogreek® - the collectibles, which draws inspiration from the Greek mythology, history and tradition. Santa Claus ouzo miniature, a figure "adopted" from the wider western culture, designed exclusively for gogreek® by George Yonas, portrays the - much loved…
The Plomari Ouzo Distillery Isidoros Arvanitis proves, once more, the extroversion that was always characterising it by developing new packages that revive the image of the beloved traditional distillate and are addressed exclusively to the tourist audience. Ouzo of Plomari Isidoros Arvanitis is produced by the Greek family distillery “Isidoros Arvanitis” at Plomari, Lesvos since…
narrative: Charis Vekris photography: Elisavet Vacondiou, Nikos Rangkousis, Vaggelis Aragiannis The 4th SYROS JAZZ FESTIVAL took place on October 7-9 at the Apollon Theater, Hermoupolis' crown jewel, and in the Cathedral of Aghios Georgios in Ano Syros, leaving, once again, both audience and performing musicians with the best of impressions. Following the tradition of previous…

2 years, 7 contests, 14 international and national awards Two years ago, a new idea for the promotion of Greek Culture was born· an idea that became a brand and was based on the thought that even the smallest object could be a vehicle through which culture can travel. This thought was realized via excellent…

Books on ouzo are few and far between. Still, if your love of everything ouzo is not limited to the delicious appetizers that go with it, you can learn a lot about your favorite drink and appreciate each heady sip by reading three outstanding books in Greek (“Distillation of Life, Ouzo Barbayanni” is bilingual, in…
text: Charis Vekris The first edition of tsou.gr was launched back in 2007, when my collection boasted 300 ouzo bottles give or take a few. That first presentation of so many different ouzo labels which up to that time had remained in obscurity was met with high praise, reflected in dozens of comments left by…