Greeks, the people, and the Greek community of Boston

St. Vasilios Philoptochos ‘A Wine Tour of Greece’ Webinar

Join us for an amazing and unforgettable virtual wine experience. The Urban & Greek Wine Club will be hosting a virtual wine experience in support of the charities chosen by the St. Vasilios Philoptochos, with special guest Johnny Livanos of Diamond Wine Imports & LIvanos Restaurant Group, for a ‘Wine Tour of Greece’!

Ismini Soteropoulos

We had a wonderful talk with Ismini Soteropoulos, MS, RDN, who is a dietician and nutritionist, about good habits to develop for health and wellness. We chat about proper diet, fasting, and of course wine, which is a topic close to our hearts! Join us in learning some great diet and health tips by the wonderful Ismini!

Penny Meletlidis

Ari & Foti catch up with Penny to discuss everything she's been up to, and we also get into a great conversation about health and wellness. Penny is amazing with all that she does, so join us as we get some great tips and advice on everything from diets and fasting to exercise and sleep with the wonderful Penny Meletlidis!

The Cylinder Vodka Cocktail Webinar

Join us for our very first vodka cocktail webinar with founder Stelios Stavrianos of Cylinder Vodka. Stelio will be discussing his journey into making one of the best and smoothest vodkas in the industry while demonstrating three amazing cocktails.

Boston Greek DJs Unite Part 2

We sit down for round 2 (or as we like to call it, "Greek DJs Unite 2 Electric Boogaloo!") of our Boston Greek DJ series and get a little more in depth with the history and stories that make up our panel of DJs - Peter Souhleris, Chris Paragios, John Speridakos, Arthur Markos, Dimitri Soteropoulos, and George Kotzamanis. It was an absolute pleasure to catch up with these guys and we think you will enjoy it as much as we did! Sit back, get your favorite mix queued up, and join us on episode 2 of our Greek DJ series on the Boston Greeks Podcast!

Greek Food Demo & Wine Pairing with Eleni Saltas

Join us for our very first cooking demo and wine pairing with social media cooking sensation, Eleni Saltas. Salt Lake City native, Eleni Saltas has been fully immersed in Utah’s vibrant Greek community through dance, sports, and youth activities since childhood. With a degree in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Utah, Eleni is a full time personal trainer with a specialization in training the aging body. Her passion for health and fitness led her to starting a fitness blog which eventually morphed into stories and blogs about healthy foods as well… which of course means healthy Greek foods! Her blog led her to compiling her work into her first book, All You Can Greek: Food-Life-Travel. Eleni will be demonstrating two traditional Greek recipes and our resident wine expert, Fotios Stamos, has the honor of pairing these dishes.

Boston Greek DJ Reunion!

One of the most exciting episodes we ever put out! The Boston Greek DJs from mid-90s to today! These guys put Boston on the map as a Greek night hot spot through some of the greatest times our community ever saw! Join Ari & Foti as they hang out with Peter Souhleris, Kosta Blathras, Chris Paragios, John Speridakos, Arthur Markos, George Kotzamanis, & Dimitri Soteropoulos!

Stray Dog Wild Greek Gin Cocktail Webinar

We have another amazing webinar with the one and only Johnny Livanos! Johnny is the founder of Stray Dog Wild Greek Gin and he absolutely kills this segment and explains to us everything we want to know about gin and especially his brand Stray Dog Gin. Sit back, grab a glass, and join us!

The Connecting Greeks Show - Episode 2

Welcome to our second episode! Angelo Tsarouchas, along with Ari Kalos & Foti Stamos, welcome the one and only Christine Cushing. She is a Canadian celebrity chef and television host and we talk about Greek food, Greek travel, and all things pertaining to our Greek lives! Join us as we get to know more about the fabulous Christine Cushing!

The Connecting Greeks Show - Episode 1

Welcome to the premier episode of The Connecting Greeks Show! Your hosts Angelo Tsarouchas along with Ari Kalos and Foti Stamos get together to add some humor to our Greek lives. We discuss the coronavirus and how it's affected our lives as Greeks here in the US and abroad.

The KLEOS Mastiha Cocktail Webinar

In this great Sip Clip episode, we learn the history and folklore surrounding the incredible "mastiha" resin. It grows in one section on one island in Greece and it's pretty much a magical super food that you really need to learn more about. And what's more? It's an amazing alcoholic spirit created by powerhouse female entrepreneur Effie Panagopoulos. Take this journey with us! Sit back, grab a glass, and enjoy!

Nia Vardalos & John Corbett of My Big Fat Greek Wedding

In this special episode of the Connecting Greeks podcast, we pulled out some archive footage from a great interview we did with Nia Vardalos, writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding as well as her co-star John Corbett! We premiered the movie in Boston before it went into wide release and Nia and John were gracious enough to hang out with us and grant us an interview. This was a special time for us and although the footage and audio is 15 years old, we did our best to make it worthy for your listening pleasure. OPA!

Ourania Margomenou on the Connecting Greeks Podcast

We had the pleasure of having Ourania (aka Margo) join us from Greece to discuss her wonderful and exciting journey to founding her company - Margo Wine Routes. Every traveler to Greece should contact her and every Greek should experience her tours as well. Just speaking to her gave us an immense desire to jump on a plane and travel around sipping wine in the most beautiful setting - Greece! Join us as we get to know Ourania!

Vines Unknown: Exploring Crete Webinar

In this great episode of our webinar series, we explore the wondrous and complex world of Crete, Greece and we discuss some history, styles, and structures of the amazing wines produced there. Join us with special guests John Livanos and Kamal Kouiri as we take a journey to Crete!

Get the Mykonos vibe!

Take a quick walk in Mykonos to get that amazing feeling of the gorgeous atmosphere and amazing vibe!

Christos Perakis on the Connecting Greeks Podcast

Today's guest is a truly impressive Greek-American that constantly entertained us as well as inspired us. When the conversation ended we had such a great and positive desire to run out and help our fellow Greeks reach their dreams, and we think everyone will be better for having listened to the one and only Christos Perakis!

Peter Minaki on the Connecting Greeks Podcast

One of our favorite Canadian friends and food gurus Peter Minaki joins us for an amazing chat about Greek food and some of the finer points of Greek life, travel, and so much more! Join us as we get to know Peter Minaki!

Vines Unknown: Exploring Santorini Wine Webinar

Join us for Urban Wine Club's first wine webinar Exploring Santorini! As part of our Vines Unknown series, we invited Santorini wine experts John Livanos of Diamond Wine Importers, Stray Dog Gin, and Livanos Restaurant Group as well as Dr. Susanna Hoffman to speak about everyone's favorite island in the sun and the amazing wines made there!

Robert Krantz on the Connecting Greeks Podcast

What can we say about this episode and it's guest? Actor, writer, director, author, entrepreneur and all around amazing Greek-American Bob Krantz chats with us about his life, what's going on in the world, and what his future goals are. Join us as we welcome the incomparable Robert Krantz!

Angelo Tsarouchas on the Connecting Greeks Podcast

Join us as we chat with one of our favorite people ever - Angelo Tsarouchas! Not only an actor, performer, and comedian, but one of the nicest and most genuine celebrities we've ever met. Learn more about this funny Greek in our latest Connecting Greeks episode. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!

Johnny Livanos & Ted Diamantis on the Connecting Greeks Podcast

On this episode of Connecting Greeks, we had a great time with two very special Greeks! Johnny Livanos from Livanos Restaurant Group out of New York City and Ted Diamantis of Diamond Wine Importers out of Chicago hung out with us to talk about Greek life, wines, spirits, life, and future! These are great guys so sit back, grab a glass, and join us!

Drake Behrakis on the Connecting Greeks Podcast

An amazing Greek-American and great supporter of the Greek culture Drake Behrakis joins us on the premiere episode of the Connecting Greeks podcast. Drake is a philanthropist and businessman who spends an incredible amount of time on Hellenic philanthropic causes. Join us as we chat with Drake... and yes, we ask him what Greek wines he's into!

When you can't get to Greece

A gentleman from the Netherlands could not go to Greece this summer, so he created a solution to his problem of missing his favorite place of Santorini.