THE WINE ROADS OF PELOPONNESE
THE WINE ROADS OF PELOPONNESE“Wine brings to light the hidden secrets of the soul, gives being to our hopes, bids the coward flight, drives dull care away, and teaches new means for the accomplishment of our wishes." Horace (65–8 BC), Roman poet Wine, a product of a long-aged history that is lost in the sphere of myth, deified by many ancient cultures and perfectly connected with the Greek history and daily life.According to the Greek mythology there are many stories about the origin of the wine, mainly related to the god Dionysus. The most prevailing version narrates that the Titans sliced the younger immortal son of Zeus and Persephone, Dionysus and threw the pieces into a cauldron and boiled them. Then the pieces of Dionysus were buried in the earth and thus the wine was originated.The wine roads of Peloponnese in Greece are passing through the main wine-growing areas such as Arcadia, Corinthia, Achaia, Ilia, Messinia, Laconia and Argolida giving the chance to the traveler to enjoy excellent wines of organic farming and living a journey to the colors and aromas of the local wines. Through the magical Peloponnesian nature and the companion of a glass of red or white wine with heady aromas wandering in the air you will discover that the life’s essence is hidden in simplicity.