February 7, 2018
Greek Wine World

Brazilian fusion

How Georgian & Greek grapes found a new home in the pampas and the newly minted Zebra Xinomavro will be the next hipster sommellier darling.   […]
January 28, 2016
Greek Wine World

Voodoo juice

Day 2 19991969 Economou 1999 Sitia 18520 Palebrick red Very much on form A virtual cross between old Burgundy and a Rinaldi aged Barolo Though the […]
January 3, 2016
Greek Wine World

Once in a lifetime

Greek Academy of Gastronomy 40 Years of Red Wine 20091969 I first met Yiannis Theodorou when we were both living in France His profound knowledge in […]
October 26, 2015
Greek Wine World

Wine diplomacy Greek knowhow in Cyprus Lebanon and Israel

The Mediterranean cultural diversity and its progressive human achievements are bewildering The Cyprus copper route spurred new levels of sophistication on Rhodes and Santorini Their refined […]
September 4, 2015
Greek Wine World

Sitting in with Eric Boissenot

It is unlikely that in this life I will ever become a jazz musician Yet after sitting in with Eric Boissenots annual gig I am elated […]
August 13, 2015
Greek Wine World

Octopus Garden

Some of you may start humming Ringo Starrs nasal deliverance of the famous Beatles song Others who have no recollection may be curious to know of […]
April 19, 2015
Greek Wine World

Compelling Crete Critical road conditions

The setting the Venetian Grand Arsenal overlooking the port of Chania A beautifully restored 15thcentury dockyard it is possibly the finest venue for a wine tasting […]
April 10, 2015
Greek Wine World

Speechless in Nemea

One can easily fall into the trap of thinking that the life of a wine communicator is an endless parade of hedonic experiences in the fine […]
February 22, 2015
Greek Wine World

A Xinomavro puzzle

1890 AD A poor road network had most Xinomavro regions in relative isolation Human and goods transport was limited Vines were ungrafted Then an American visitor […]
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