METAXA & The Clumsies Explore GreeceCelebrating 130 years since its creation, METAXA embarks on a new journey in collaboration with top Athenian bar The Clumsies
In July 2018, a crew of top international bartenders will board a classic motor-sailing yacht and embark on a voyage through the Cyclades, stopping in island harbours and secluded bays for a series of 3 unique events.
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1st stop: Mykonos
The METAXA & The Clumsies Explore Greece sailing boat will first drop anchor in Mykonos, one of the most famous and idyllic of the Greek islands. Here, a private cocktail party will celebrate the 130 years since the creation of the House of METAXA, with an exclusive reveal by METAXA Master Constantinos Raptis.
2nd stop: Antiparos
The boat will voyage onwards towards Antiparos, a remote and peaceful Cycladic haven where the natural environment remains untouched. Guests are invited to experience a special night by the sea, gazing at the stars and exploring METAXA cocktails whilst immersed in the full beauty of Greek nature.
3rd stop: Paros
The final stop of the Explore Greece crew is Paros and its main town of Naoussa, one of the most iconic settlements in the Cyclades. Guests will enjoy a unique dining experience of exceptional Greek cuisine at one of the most prestigious tables on the island.
METAXA & The Clumsies Explore Greece
Throughout the Explore Greece events, METAXA & The Clumsies are proud to be bringing together some of the best bartenders in the world, featuring Vasilis Kyritsis and Nikos Bakoulis from The Clumsies team, Erik Lorincz from the Savoy Hotel American Bar, London, Leo Robitschek from the NoMad Hotel, New York & Los Angeles, and Kostas Ignatiadis from Schumann’s Bar, Munich.
As the leading, high-end bar in Greece and the 6th best bar in the world, The Clumsies has been known for many years for its creativity, hosting spectacular cocktail sessions featuring some of the best international bartenders on the scene. According to Lelos Georgopoulos, co-founder of the prestigious bar, The Clumsies’ dream is to “keep spreading the word about Greek bar culture and expand the drinking experience and its attractiveness in Greece and beyond“.
Stephanie Ancel, Managing Director of the House of METAXA said, ‘the partnership between METAXA and The Clumsies came naturally: we have so much in common. In addition to a strong attachment to our Greek roots and soul, we share the same vision: revealing the authenticity of the original Greek spirit to the world by bringing alive our passion for unique drinking experiences‘.
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