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October 9, 2018

Alpha Estate Xinomavro 2015 Reserve Vieilles Vignes Single block ‘ Barba Yannis’ Ecosystem

Alpha Estate Xinomavro 2015  Reserve Vieilles Vignes Single block ‘Barba Yannis’ Ecosystem Amyndeo’s vine heritage   High acidity is Amyndeo’s trump card. This landlocked plateau consistently […]
March 18, 2015
Kir Yianni Droumo Sauvignon Blanc

Top notch Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is ubiquitous Though it does not scale the heights of Riesling Chenin Blanc or Assyrtiko it scores high in awakening ones senses Brilliantly matches […]
February 14, 2015
Chrisostomou Estate Mousaios

Bold and brave

Kitros Pieria Preliminary research showed that I was to see mussel farms salt pans a protected wetland rich in rare bird species and the snowcapped Mount […]
January 31, 2015
Thymiopoulos Vineyards  Earth and Sky

Naoussa’s game changer

Having decided to study medicine in Italy Stergios Thymiopoulos was about to board his flight Yet he could not bear the fact that his family would […]
January 27, 2015
Vegoritis Amyndeon Xinomavro

Xinomavro magic does happen

In a financial crisis opportunities arise to explore offbeat alternatives Recent success stories in agricultural investment include spirulina and sea buckthorn  After a lull interest in wine […]
January 5, 2015
Diamantis Siatista Liastos

Proof is not always in the pudding

My first trips in search of sweet wines in Siatista were the single greatest disappointment of all my travels Was it a romantics futile quest It […]
December 16, 2014
Xinomavro Siatista PGI Diamantis

The air was bracing and the temperature plummeting as we seized the last sunrays

Siatista is the fifth Xinomavro region Also the least known Tuckedin between the Pindos mountain range a sister mountain of the Alps and Mt Velia lies […]
June 28, 2014
Kechribari Retsina Stelios Kechris and Daughters

Not just for Modern-Greek fare

In the scope of history Retsina is a recent arrival in the Mediterranean Resinated wine was first mentioned in Greece in 2300 BC It was also […]
May 4, 2014
Xinomavro Nature Thymiopoulos Vineyards

This bottling is another step in re-engaging in his terroir

This redefiningXinomavro Naoussa address seems to be carefully unfolding more cards at this juncture Struck by cruel fortune after loosing his younger brother Theodore to an […]
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