Arts

Konstantinos Lazarakis, WSPC

Konstantinos Lazarakis entered the word of wine when he realized that it is connected with our senses and the good side of life, and that was something very attractive to him. Ever since he has given all his passion to the values of winemaking and winedrinking, which…

Kyriakos Kostarelos, Cheesemakers

Kostarelos cheesemakers first entered the world of cheesemaking in 1937, by the keen hands of Kyriakos Kostarelos. Now, it has been passed on to the third generation, the equally capable brothers Kyriakos and Nikos, who continue their family’s legacy. Keeping the values that were passed…

Zafiris Trikalinos, Trikalinos

It has been more than a century and a half since Trikalinos Family started making their own Bottarga. Specifically, Zafiris, Nikos and George dived in the waters  of Aitolikos and created the first Bottarga with their signature. Ever since they made a deal to always…

Maria Komninos

At the foyer of the Greek Film Museum headquarters in Athens, the so-called «Tainiothiki tis Ellados», visitors are greeted by a bronze bust of Aglaϊa Mitropoulou (1929-1991), a pioneer in the founding of what has been recently recognised as the sole official film heritage institution…

Lydia Venieri

If she wasn’t an artist, Lydia Venieri could have been a philosopher or a poet. In fact, she has a unique way of combining all these attributes, knowing no boundaries whether she speaks or creates works of art. “What does Greece mean today to an…

Pedro Olalla

Pedro Olalla has an excellent command of the Greek language. In fact, his vocabulary is much richer than that of the average Greek, as is his knowledge of the Greek history and culture. It’s already been three decades since he first got interested in the…

Barbara Terzaki–Pallikari

The weaving art in Crete has been intertwined with the history and tradition of the island since antiquity. Although the way old weavers still work on their looms can be traced back to the Minoan civilisation, in recent decades the practice has been in decline.…

Yiannis Lucacos

Greek chef Yiannis Lucacos gained wide recognition in Greece thanks to his participation in the TV show «Master Chef» as a judge. It was an experience, he says, which helped him expand his potential and delve into new culinary journeys. Prior to that, he recognises…

Thanos & Panos Kloutsiniotis

A brand offering superior quality extra virgin olive oil from the historical region of Corinthia in the Peloponnese, Ladolea is worth noticing for a lot of reasons. First of all, because its founders are two brothers in their late 20s, who have an ambitious vision…

Nikolas & Manos Smyrlakis

Manos and Nikolas Smyrlakis are related to the owners of Callicounis Distilleries, a distinguished Greek liqueur distillery established in Kalamata in 1850, which is the oldest one of its kind still working in the country. Yet, it hadn’t occurred the two brothers to be involved…