Wine drinking has been part of Greek culture for 6,500 years and it’s still going strong. Our Greek wines and spirits expert shares some of her favourite wine bars in the city.

By Denny Kallivoka

Heteroclito

  1. 2 Fokionos & Petraki, Historic Centre, 105 63
  2. +30 210 323 9406
  3. Website

Heteroclito is undeniably one of the best places in Athens for a glass of wine.

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You'll have over 200 wines to pick from at By the Glass.

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By the Glass

  1. 3 Souri, Historic Centre, 105 57
  2. +30 210 323 2560
  3. Website

Warehouse

  1. 21 Valtetsiou, Exarchia, 106 80
  2. +30 215 540 8002
  3. Website

Wine geeks are going to love Warehouse's wine selection.

Photo: Orestis Seferoglou

Oinoscent was one of the first wine bars in the city, and it's still going strong.

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Oinoscent

  1. 44A Voulis, Historic Centre, 105 57
  2. +30 210 322 9374
  3. Website

Paleo

  1. 39 Polidefkous, Piraeus, 185 45
  2. +30 210 412 5204
  3. Instagram

If you're in Pireaus, don't skip out on Paleo.

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Go to Wine Point for a glass of wine after an afternoon of exploring the Acropolis Museum.

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Wine Point

  1. 2 Porinou & Athanassiou Diakou, Koukaki, 117 42
  2. +30 210 922 7050

Materia Prima

  1. 68 Falirou, Koukaki, 117 41
  2. +30 210 924 5935
  3. Instagram

Each week at Materia Prima brings a whole new selection of wines.

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