Ouzeri and Meze restaurants
The famus ouzo and Tsipouro in Greece
Tsipouro (Greek: Τσίπουρο) is a pomace brandy from Greece and in particular Thessaly (Tsipouro Tyrnavou), Epirus, Macedonia, Mani Peninsula, and the island of Crete (where Cretans call it tsikoudia).
Tsipouro is a strong distilled spirit containing 40-45% alcohol by volume and is produced from the pomace (the residue of the wine press). It comes in two types: Pure or anise-flavored.
Oyzo and Tsipouro goes with meze .
Meze is not a main course although meze dishes can be served as appetizers. , but rather a dish, hot or cold, spicy or savory, often salty, that is served, alone or with other meze dishes , as a separate eating experience.