Top Greek-related News Articles: Week of May 15-21

Our staff’s picks for ‘best of the web’ Greek-related news articles this week.

WindyCity Greek is your source for all positive Greek-related news and content. We scour the web so you don’t have to, and bring you the best! Check back every Saturday for a new list.


Greek flag
COURTESY Google Images


Our staff’s top picks for Greek-related news articles this week:


3 Greek White Wines For Summer Drinking

Beyond the usual suspects of Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc there is a world of delicious light-bodied white wines to be discovered. Of course, most of these varieties are relatively unknown and only grow within their country of origin. Greece has a treasure trove of new indigenous grape varieties and some of the best light-bodied white wines. Read more



First mass in 93 years held in İzmir’s historic Greek Church

The Agios Konstantinos Greek Church in the western province of İzmir has reopened following renovations and held a mass for first time in 93 years, with the participation of the Fener Greek Patriarchate. Read more



President Obama Honors Greek Scientist

A 36-year-old Greek was among 105 scientists and professionals honored by U.S. President Barack Obama in the annual “Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.”

In a ceremony on Monday, President Obama named 105 researchers as recipients of the PECASE, granting them the U.S. government’s highest award for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers. Read more




Poetry has the ability to transport us to other places and times without our bodies ever leaving the room. But where exactly does it take us?

In the case of one poem, written over 2,500 years ago by the Greek poet Sappho, scientists think they can pinpoint the time to early spring somewhere in ancient Greece. Read more



London pop-up promotes Greek fashion

If you believe a sandy beach becomes even more enticing with the right fashion gear, a series of made-in-Greece summertime essentials currently on sale at a temporary London outlet should suit you down to the ground. Read more



Zakynthos ‘Navagio’ to be restored

The famous shipwreck washed ashore the Agios Georgios coast in Zakynthos is one of the most photographed sites in Greece.

Panagiotis, the ship heading from Albania to Piraeus, has suffered extensive erosion over the 36-year period it has lain off the Ioanian beach. Read more



27 stunningly remote hotels that are worth the trip

If you’re in search of a trip that you can enjoy without the crowds, choosing the right hotel can make all of the difference. While being in close proximity to cities brings you closer to tourist sites, it can also mean lots of people.

We’ve rounded up 27 of the world’s most remote hotels, which can offer luxurious touches and a more personal experience. While they may be more difficult to access, they’re set in stunning locations, like in the middle of a desert or atop a mountain. Which Greek hotelmade the list Read more

That’s it for this week! Check back next Saturday for a new list of our staff’s top picks for Greek-related news on the web. Be well!




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.