Dreaming of summertime, when we will all meet up at the beaches for a swim and a refreshing glass of ouzo, tsou.gr and its friends are launching the first 4 designs of the line Tsou-shirts featuring our favorite drink. Directly associated with the high quality and exceptional visuals of our website, we are hopeful that…
narrative: Ismene Kilia photography: Haris Vekris Ouzo is Greece’s drink par excellence. It is well known for its sweet yet intense taste which everyone associates with anise. However, apart from anise and other plant-based seeds and berries, it is also allowed to add to ouzo a small quantity of sugar, something that most of the…
The way the younger generations drink ouzo has been undergoing changes, but the more that way changes the more it stays the same. narrative: Ismene Kilia photography: Haris Vekris Most of us are well versed in the way ouzo should be drunk and have been familiar with that way since childhood: we’ve watched our parents,…
article: Haris Vekris photography: Nikos Ragousis Syros has now its own jazz festival. This is no surprise announcement nor is it a secret that the SYROS JAZZ FESTIVAL, after seven years of taking place, has become a firmly established institution. During a three-day weekend early every October, the opulent red velvet furnishings and the stage…
The new business idea of Kostas Prekas is called “A PIECE of history of Hermoupolis and Syros” and is based on the last authentic creations of “O Ermis”, the very first laboratory of the Greek glass industry, which was founded on the Island of Syros back in 1870 and was closed in 1930. However, some…
photos: Nikos Ragkousis illustration: TASMAR The annual TSOU.GRisma for ouzo lovers has become an established event. This year, TSOU.GRisma 2019, a night for ouzo lovers, took place at the “Frangosyriani” appetizer venue in Ano Syros, on Saturday, June 29. During the event, www.tsou.gr, the website dedicated to all things ouzo, celebrated its third birthday, in…
It is common knowledge that tsou.gr is particularly fond of gorgeously designed packaging which elevates the optics and image of ouzo, our national drink. So, it was inevitable that our acquaintance with the “Ouzo Trilogy” retro packaging designs by the Dimitrios D. Giannatsis Plomari Distillery would instantly develop into “love at first sight”! In their…
Tucked in the latest edition of “Betterfly” Magazine, tsou.gr is now always flying. “Betterfly”, the tasteful, bilingual magazine distributed for free to passengers flying with ASTRA Airlines, houses a full-page article on the ouzo worldwide promotional initiatives undertaken by the tsou.gr team and on the rare ouzo collection of Charis Vekris, founder of the tsou.gr…
No longer than three months have elapsed since the satellite TV network Deutsche Welle, in collaboration with Charis Vekris and his Syros website tsou.gr, dedicated an entire article to ouzo. That reportage took place back in July 2018 with its main focus being the Ouzo Fest, the Lesvos distillers’ annual celebration. It aired on EUROMAXX,…