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Oenomelo

Oenomelo, an aromatic wine with roots in Hippocrates’ therapeutic discovery, embraced by Romans. Enjoyed in various forms, a winter tradition since spreading in Europe.

Glass with red Greek ‘Oenomelo’

Oenomelo is a sweet, aromatic wine that is found in several variations, with ingredients like honey, herbs and spices.

The original recipe has its roots in the wine of Hippocrates, father of medicine, who first discovered its therapeutic effect, while the Romans considered it a potent elixir as they believed in its rich, beneficial properties.

Over the years, it spread throughout Europe and it is now customary to drink it during the winter months, especially during Christmas time.

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