From New York to London and Melbourne to Berlin, the list of fine restaurants and wine bars offering excellent selections from the Greek vineyard gets longer by the day. Take a look at our regularly updated selections, and experience the exciting world of Greek wine close to home – that is, until the next time you get a chance to visit the country itself.
Dozens of Greek labels accompany modern twists on traditional Greek dishes and Greek twists involving local Canadian ingredients.
Where: 133 Richmond St W, Toronto | Tel. (+1) 416.861.1211
Aegean flavors with modern touches and a regularly updated wine list that includes at least 60 Greek labels, all served in an elegant neo-taverna.
Where: 80 Ossington Ave, Toronto | Tel. (+1) 416.519.5996
Enoteca Athena, Brunswick, Maine
Casual wine bar, serving Greek- and Italian-inspired food. The wine list includes a large variety of Greek labels from family-run wineries.
Where: 97 Maine St, Brunswick | Tel. (+1) 207.721.010
Μolyvos, New York
A giant Greek wine list of over 560 labels that will satisfy even the most demanding wine lovers. The chef innovates with Greek dishes but retains their originality, amid a decor inspired by Greek seaside villages.
Where: 871 7th Ave, New York | Tel. (+1) 212.582.7500
Milos, New York
A restaurant with decor reminiscent of the Aegean. Next to an open-plan kitchen, the freshest treasures from the sea rest on ice, ready to be accompanied by one of the dozens of Greek white, rosé and red labels on the wine list.
Where: 125 West 55th St, New York | Tel. (+1) 212.245.7400
Pylos, New York
Ceramic jugs hanging from the ceiling form the decorative centerpiece of this Greek restaurant. The sommelier has included 50 Greek wines on the list while the chef creates recipes from all over Greece.
Where: 128 E 7th St, New York | Tel. (+1) 212.473.0220
Agora Taverna, New York
More than 30 options are on offer on the wine list of this Greek taverna. Sit inside or outside under the umbrellas and enjoy fresh seafood cooked with care by a Greek chef who grew up on the Aegean island of Chios.
Where: 70-09 Austin St, Forest Hills, New York |Tel. (+1) 718.793.7300
The Greek Tribeca, New York
At the bar or your table, enjoy a bottle of wine from the constantly updated wine list containing 50 Greek labels. The chef will guide you through Greek cuisine with mezes, hot and cold appetizers and mains.
Where: 458 Greenwich St, New York | Tel. (+1) 646.476.3941
Nerai, New York
A modern, sophisticated Greek restaurant, with a nautical feel and casual spirit. The 60 different Greek wines on the list come from all over Greece. An ideal place for seafood lovers.
Where: 55 East 54th St, New York | Tel. (+1) 212.759.5554
Kellari, Washington DC
With 150 Greek labels on the list, this place is considered a hotspot for Greek wine in Washington DC. Wooden tables, white tablecloths and traditional Greek dishes inspired by island cuisine.
Where: 1700 K St NW, Washington DC | Tel. (+1) 202.535.5274
Kapnos, Washington DC
A Greek restaurant with fancy decor, modern Greek cuisine and an extensive wine list that includes dozens of Greek labels.
Where: 2201 14th St NW, Washington DC | Tel. (+1) 202.234.5000
Komi, Washington DC
A restaurant that does not aim to impress with decor but with its Mediterranean cuisine and updated wine list, which includes dozens of Greek labels.
Where: 1509 17th St NW, Washington DC | Tel. (+1) 202.332.9200
Woodberry Kitchen, Baltimore, Maryland
A cozy restaurant with a decor that combines wood and brick elements. The wine list includes many Greek labels and the menu focuses on American cuisine.
Where: 2010 Clipper Park Rd, No. 126, Baltimore | Tel. (+1) 410.464.8000
Á Côté Restaurant, Oakland, California
A small-plates restaurant with large communal tables and seasonal Mediterranean cuisine. The extensive wine list honors Greek wine producers.
Where: 5478 College Ave, Oakland | Tel. (+1) 510.655.6469
Dio Deka, San Jose, California
Michelin star restaurant (2011, 2012) with fine Greek cuisine, located in the Hotel Los Gatos. Greek wines feature prominently on the long wine list.
Where: 210 E Main St, Los Gatos | Tel. (+1) 408.354.7700
Kokkari, San Francisco, California
This restaurant charms its guests with its rustic, upscale atmosphere. Many Greek labels appear on the wine list and the menu consists of only authentic traditional Greek dishes.
Where: 200 Jackson St (at Front St), San Francisco | Tel. (+1) 415.981.0983
Named after the northeastern Aegean Island, Thasos is a brand new, ultra-modern Greek restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, boasting more than 40 labels from all the major grape varieties.
Where: 3330 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Tel. (954) 200-6006 | www.thasostaverna.com
Blu Kouzina, Singapore
Blue and white decor, a wine list containing over 70 wines and Greek cuisine featuring exquisite dishes transport you from the restaurant directly to the Cyclades.
Where: 893 Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore | Tel. (+65) 6875.0872
Hellenika, Gold Coast, Queensland
A Greek restaurant, with variety of Greek wines. The cuisine is based on homemade Greek food while the decor combines brick and wood.
Where: 2235 Gold Coast Hwy, Nobby Beach, Gold Coast | Tel. (+61) 755.728.009
A must for all lovers of good Greek wine and Mediterranean cuisine, where the minimalist decor with retro elements creates a pleasant atmosphere.
Where: 44 Macleay St, Potts Point, Sydney | Tel. (+61) 283.540.888
The Press Club, Melbourne
Creative Greek dishes and Greek wines combine in a space of 200 square meters, with stylish decor and lighting fixtures reminiscent of exotic flowers. The wine list includes about 50 labels.
Where: 72 Flinders St, Melbourne | Tel. (+61) 396.779.677
Over 60 different Greek wines are on offer at the Cretan Elyros restaurant, which operates out of an old bank building. This is the place to enjoy the delicacies of Cretan cuisine.
Where: Burke Rd, Camberwell, Melbourne | Tel. (+61) 398.828.877
An all-day bar restaurant with dozens of Greek wines on the list. Fans of messy street food cuisine love this place, which is decorated by ceramic pots hanging from the ceiling.
Where: 2 Exhibition St, CBD, Melbourne | Tel. (+61) 392.077.444
An elegant wine bar, one of the city’s best. The impressive cellar of wines gathered from around the world includes 72 Greek labels. Serves tapas inspired by Catalan cuisine.
Where: Diputació 249, Barcelona | Τel. (+34) 932.726.187
A Greek restaurant offering over 100 Greek labels and modern Greek creative cuisine in a minimalist space with retro wooden chairs and white tablecloths.
Where: 154 Rue de Livourne, Brussels | Τel. (+32) 251.329.59
A cozy restaurant and cellar bar which offers around 100 Greek wine options. The chef creates interesting dishes based on the most famous Greek specialties.
Where: Rue du Marché aux Porcs 11–13, Brussels | Τel. (+32) 251.232.93
A Greek restaurant with traditional dishes and stews. Their Greek cellar is prominently placed and contains more than 30 labels.
Where: Knesebeckstr. 22 (am Savignyplatz), Berlin | Tel. (+49) 3054.710.930
A small delicatessen restaurant-grocery with a rich list of 120 Greek wines that is constantly updated to feature new winemakers. The food is based on homemade Mediterranean cuisine.
Where: Veteranenstr. 25, Berlin | Tel. (+49) 3068.833.548
Cassambalis Taverna, Berlin
Choose from among dozens of Greek wines on the list and enjoy the works of painters on the walls while you wait for your Mediterranean cuisine specialties to arrive.
Where: Grolmanstr. 35, 10623 Berlin | Tel. (+49) 308.854.747
Its wine list, which includes 50 Greek labels among others, has been praised by international magazines. A Michelin-starred restaurant, it is renowned for its excellence in modern Greek cuisine.
Where: Gartenstr. 5, 71394 Kernen-Stetten im Remstal | Tel. (+49) 715.145.252
A restaurant known for its carefully assembled cellar of over 100 Greek wines, its fresh fish and traditional Greek cuisine. A friendly place, with tables outside for sunny days.
Where: Herderstr. 73, 40237 Düsseldorf | Tel. (+49) 211.602.0713
Choose from among dozens of different labels, all of them Greek, and combine your choice with the appropriate modern Greek mezes made from high quality ingredients. Minimalistic decor of wood and leather in earthy tones.
Where: 10 Paddington St, Marylebone, London | Tel. (+44) 207.487.5088
Over 40 Greek wines are served in this elegant restaurant, which has a beautiful courtyard. The dishes are based on traditional Greek recipes with a modern twist.
Where: 14 Hillgate St, Kensington, London | Tel. (+44) 207.229.3794
This little deli restaurant has one of the richest Greek wine cellars in London, with around 150 Greek labels. Enjoy Greek and deli cuisine in a friendly venue with wooden tables.
Where: 322 Regent St, London | Tel. (+44) 207.436.8237
Peckham Bazaar, London
A small, cozy restaurant with about 10 tables. Around 90 percent of the wine list consists of Greek labels. Here you can try daily specials inspired by the cuisines of the Balkans, cooked on the grill.
Where: 119 Consort Rd, London | Tel. (+44) 207.732.2525