Retsina

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    Does anyone else like it?
     
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    I once went on a seven hour bender in Athens where Retsina and Metaxa were downed in great quantity. I don't remember much about the following 24hours and I certainly can't remember whether I like Retsina!
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    I don't think I've ever had it.

    Given my history of tending bar in some truly well stocked bars, that's rather shocking to be honest.

    I'm going to have to try some.
     
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    :lol::lol::lol:

    If it was 7-Star Metaxa you would have been okay Boot, my Greek mate told me it was the best cure for a cold so at least you know that however crook you might have felt, you didn't have a cold :D
     
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    Good for you ed - I like it, some say it's an aquired taste but I've been drinking it - on and off of course - since I was introduced to it years ago and I do enjoy it. But I do think it has been refined somewhat in recent years. But a refreshing and unique wine.
     
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    There were seven stars alright, but they sure as hell weren't on the bottle!
     
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    :lol::lol::lol:

    Just as long as you didn't find yourself in a rembetika den eh?
     
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    Maybe I did. Who knows what happened in that missing 24 hours!:confused:
     
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    Always a worry. The good thing is that if you made it out of the country that you probably didn't do something really bad :lol:
     
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    Lycurgus Who is Obama, really...??

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    I was raised on it.

    Hmmm .......... & Metaxa! lol ................OPA
     

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