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Greek red wines

  1. 1. GREEK RED WINES
  2. 2. <ul><li>Argiorgitiko is quite possibly the most important of the Greek red wines . It’s named St. George’s. It is grown in the Peloponnese area and has a spicy, cherry taste! </li></ul><ul><li>Xinomavro “ acid black” is produced in the Macedonia area. This wine has a rich woodsy taste </li></ul><ul><li>Retsina is a white or rose wine with a distinct resin flavor. </li></ul><ul><li>Limnio is a robust red wine. </li></ul><ul><li>Mandelaria is a woodsy flavored red and Mavrodapne has a sweet flavor. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Kinds of red wines <ul><li>Greek wines have been made for centuries and are respected and enjoyed all over the world! There are over 300 different kinds of Greek Wines but the most important is the red wine! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Red wine and health <ul><li>Experts have identified a potential link between red wine and health, identifying some specific health benefits that appear to be linked to moderate consumption of red wine. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Health benefits of red wine. <ul><li>Antioxidants which included in the red wine reduce the risk of: </li></ul><ul><li>Certain kinds of cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Macular degeneration and diabetes </li></ul>
  6. 6. The uses of red wine apart from drinking <ul><li>Red wine is used in meals due to the fact that it gives a great taste </li></ul><ul><li>It is used for vinegar production, too </li></ul><ul><li>it is used for the Eucharist and other religious rituals </li></ul><ul><li>Finally it’s used for the preparation of biological cosmetics </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tradition way of making wine <ul><li>People take the grapes and carry them in the wine press “ patitiri” </li></ul><ul><li>There, the grapes are pressed by foot and are melt </li></ul><ul><li>By this process must is produced </li></ul><ul><li>Finally they put it into the jars for 20 days for the fermentation </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Name : Despoina Skourkea </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography : http://www.tree.com/health/red-wine.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=el&source=hp&biw=1280&bih=884&btnG=%CE%91%CE%BD%CE%B1%CE%B6%CE%AE%CF%84%CE%B7%CF%83%CE%B7+%CE%B5%CE%B9%CE%BA%CF%8C%CE%BD%CF%89%CE%BD&gbv=2&oq=red+wines+&aq=f&aqi=g-L2&gs_upl=3346l8765l0l12499l22l21l5l1l1l0l316l3436l0.5.7.3l15l0&q=red%20wines&orq=red+wines+ </li></ul>

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