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Greek islands travelOuzo festival cheer on Lesvos

Holiday visitors to the Greek Islands of Lesvos have been enjoying the taste of ouzo in what has been dubbed the 'ouzo capital of Greece.' The Lesvos Ouzo Fest 2015 has made its last stop in the south coast resort town of Plomari following a month–long tour of the island. Plomari is famous across the world for its ouzo with four companies based there – Arvaniti, Barbayanni, Giannatsi and Pitsiladi – making Greek ouzo the traditional way. The Barbayanni firm has its own museum of ouzo in Plomari, located near Agios Isidoros in Plomari, which welcomes thousands of visitors each year. Each year at the end of July the ouzo makers link up with the town hall of Plomari, organize the famous Lesvos Ouzo Festival to promote events that...

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