1 SEPTEMBER, 2016

Learn all there is about grapes

They have been praised by Homer, have been deified by Dionysus, they have appeared in paintings and count thousands of years of life. We love grapes and consume them in so many ways almost every day!

Yes, we do consume them every day! We drink wine, juices, we eat sweets, we spread some grapes along with cheese and crackers on a plate, we enjoy jams and raisins.

Grapes are nutritious and symbolize vine harvest, wine, the good times, Greek summer and its last days – the beginning of September, when harvest begins.

Let’s learn more about grapes!

Fresh from the garden

During summer and the beginning of autumn.

Nutritional value

  • Carbohydrates
  • Proteins
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6
  • Vitamin C
  • Foliate
  • Vitamin K
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium

How are they good for us

  • They improve vision and protect eyes against aging
  • Have antioxidants
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Protect the heart
  • Detoxify
  • Improve digestion
  • Enhance the body’s defense system
  • Protect the skin from aging

Tips

  • Try to select grapes with a green and healthy stalk.
  • If, when moving the bunch, grapes are detached, this means that they are not fresh or over matured.

Fast meal with grapes

  • On a platter, spread grapes and other seasonal fruits, Horio graviera cheese, a few nuts and crackers. Sprinkle with TOP Balsamic Cream and enjoy.
  • Cut some grapes in half and add to a bowl of yogurt, along with a spoonful of honey and nuts.

Recipes with raisins




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