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retsina

a Greek wine flavoured with resin
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Ouzo, retsina, tsipouro, and raki were drunk in moderation.
While some local corn-fed whitetails might prove unobjectionable, our worst-tasting deer, those coming from the pinewoods, might convey a hint of turpentine, not unlike the pitch flavor in a glass of Greek retsina.
Wash it down with a bottle of local retsina, if you must.
But, hey, it's your hols so have a glass or two of retsina, too
which are both known for their perfumed and aromatic qualities with the latter commonly blended to make Retsina.
For example, in searching the board in Figure 1, one might first see RETINA, then extend to RETINAS, then anagram to RETSINA, then reverse the letters to find--ANISTER.
Reminds me of retsina," said homebrewer Paul Zocco.
It was an unexpected result that had the Greeks toasting their heroes with Retsina and Ouzo into the small hours.
This edition has been revised and updated to incorporate new information on retsina wines, roses, and organic and reduced alcohol wines, and includes recent research.
ANYONE who's struggled to be positive about a bottle of Retsina on a Greek holiday - even if the sun is shining and the waves are lapping gently at the restaurant's harbour wall - might be surprised that Greece actually makes lots of wines that are well worth seeking out.
In addition to spending money it didn't have on hosting the Olympics, Greece spent even more money it didn't have on building light rail lines, thus enabling unemployed neo-Marxist intellectuals to ride a subsidized train to their favorite cafe, where they could sit all day ranting about capitalism while drinking Retsina wine, which tastes like turpentine and apparently has the same deleterious effect as paint thinner on industriousness and mental capacity.