mount athos wines

Monastic Kitchen from Mount Athos

The eating habits of the Orthodox monks of Mount Athos based exclusively on unprocessed, fresh foods and drinks which helps them in the days of fasting. The monasteries on Mount Athos are surrounded by gardens, orchards, vineyards, olive groves, beehives, and everything that is produced is organic and seasonal. The monasteries of Athos are among the world's healthiest communities. The monks live very long lives, largely free of cancers, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and Alzheimer's