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Stores and restaurants in Athens are full of good Greek wines. Here are six labels that will not let you down—and will also make great gifts.

By Constantine Stergides

Sigalas Santorini

A perfect pair at Oinoscent in Athens.

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Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou

From Assyrtiko to Xinomavro, there are many great Greek wines to try while you're in Athens.

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Tear of the Pine Retsina, Kechris Winery

Ready to be part of the Greek wine renaissance?

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Samos Vin Doux, Samos Coop

There are enough great Greek wines to fill up an entire room like this one.

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Gris de Nuit, Ktima Tselepos

Pair your Greek wine with food, or head to a wine bar to try it solo.

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Alpha Xinomavro Single Vineyard Hedgehog, Alpha Estate

Exploring wine is the essence of enjoying wine, and we couldn't agree more.

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What to look for when buying Greek wines

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Red and white wines at Materia Prima.

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