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Pontzi

Pontzi is a very strong beverage that can be savored in all of the Cycladic islands made from berries and loads of honey served hot but also cold.

Glasses of champagne with Greek ‘pontzi’

Having raki as its main ingredient, pontzi is a very strong beverage that can be savored in all of the Cycladic islands. It is a type of rakomelo, a raki made from berries and loads of honey usually coming from reiki honey of the islands. It is served hot but also cold.

In the prefecture of Arcadia there is a variant of pontzi, which is prepared by mixing tsipouro with petimezi or sugar. In northern Greece, it is made from tsipouro with honey or sugar as a companion during the cold days of winter.

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