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 (Dino) Stergides

A perfect pair at Oinoscent in Athens.

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Sigalas Santorini

Malagousia Ktima Gerovassiliou

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

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Ready to be part of the Greek wine renaissance?

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Tear of the Pine Retsina, Kechris Winery

Samos Vin Doux, Samos Coop

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

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

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Gris de Nuit, Ktima Tselepos

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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Red and white wines at Materia Prima.

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What to look for when buying Greek wines