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Mekila

Mekila: Greek drink from prickly pears, distilled with grapes, honey, and herbs. Unique white or yellow varieties, a taste of Greece.

close-up of pears plant with fruits using to made Greek ‘mekila’ drink

Mekila is a drink made from prickly pears, which are the wild fruit of a cactus that grows in Amorgos and all over Greece.

It is produced using the distillate of prickly pears and of grapes combined with honey and herbs. Fans of this kind of drink will be enthused by the flavor of uniquely Greek, white or yellow, mekila.

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