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CHRISTMAS DISCOUNT WEEKEND 2018

Shop in-store or online ALL weekend and save 15%! What a great opportunity to stock up for Christmas!

The Browns Bay shop will be open from 9am-5pm on Saturday 24/11/2018 and from 9am-3pm on Sunday 25/11/2018.

$1 from each sale will go to the Lion’s Club Remuera to support their annual ‘Magic Show’ for special needs and underprivileged children and their families.

All customers (in-store & online) will also go in the draw to win their choice of either a gift basket worth $150 OR 2x tickets to a cooking lesson Emily’s Greek Kitchen.

You will also have the opportunity to TASTE OUR WINES all weekend.

We will have hot spanakopita and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.

SHOP ONLINE with discount code: SAVE15

Save these dates! This shopping event is NOT to be missed!

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A bit about Greek wines…

Greece makes wines?

YES!  Greeks have been growing vines and producing wine for centuries!  And there a lot more varieties available than just the typical, yet well-known Retsina

See this article from the Greek Reporter for a brief description varieties native to Greece and the areas which they come from.

Some popular varieties which we stock are:

  • Assyrtiko – a white wine native to Santorini, probably the best an most popular variety Greece has to offer.
  • Agiorgitiko –  is used to produce reds native to the Nemea region.  It can also be used for rose as well (see also Nemea Grand Reserve & Pandora Rose).
  • Savatiano – a grape used to make white wine, native to the Attica region (see also Savatiano Mylonas).
  • Mavrodaphne – is used to produce a dessert wine and grown mostly in the Peloponnese and Kephalonia (see also Mavrodaphne Reserve).
  • Xinomavro – another red variety from the areas of Naoussa and Amyndeo.  It can have great ageing potential too!
  • Vinsanto – a sun-dried sweet wine that comes from Santorini with a blend of 3 grape varieties.

Greek wine is an up and coming trend according to these articles hereherehere or here.  Why not try some and see how it compares to the Kiwi favourites?

Are you worried about how wine fits into your diet in terms of macros?  Check out this article from ilovewine.com!

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      Unit 2
      6 Wilk Lane
      Browns Bay
      Auckland 0630

      Mon – Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm
      Saturday: 9:00am - 3:00pm

      Phone/Fax: +64 (9) 415 90 17
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      0800 GREECE (473323)

We will be CLOSED from 24th Dec 2018 until 7th Jan 2019! All orders placed on Friday 21st Dec or later will be shipped on 7th Jan 2019. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Dismiss

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