03 29th, 2009 |
I guess you can say that ouzo is the national drink of Greece. This strong and fragrant aperitif embodies everything that is Greece: the spirit, the care-free attitude, the zest for life. And to understand just how important ouzo is to many Greeks, just take a closer look at the painting above (actually hanging in a taverna on the Greek island of Lesvos) where a bottle of Ouzo Mini is providing sustenance to a man via an I.V.!
The History of Ouzo
The name ouzo dates back to the late 19th century but its origin is ambiguous. Many do claim, however, that ouzo in one form or