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May 17, 2012
Taos Parparoussis

Are we witnessing the birth of a terroir?

Many of my friends enjoy wine but know little about it Politely they listen to the capsule introduction of what we are about to drink and […]
April 9, 2012
Anax Chardonnay  Antonopoulos Vineyards

The new benchmark?

If I have learned anything from wine is that it usually has the last word This is very much such a story All apostles preaching ABC […]
March 25, 2012
Parparoussis Apostagma Oinou Paleothen 40% ABV

Now why on earth such a uniquely identifiable handcrafted spirit is not better known is beyond me

Thanassis Parparoussis is an emblematic figure of the boutique winery movement that burst on the scene in the late 1980s His generation helped change the face […]
February 29, 2012
Chateau Pegasus

Biodynamic agriculture next?

The first recollection of this estate harks back to the 1980s a period when Greek wine was not yet a renaissance story My esteemed colleague Gerald […]
February 15, 2012
Naoussa Diamantakos

After orange wine, is edge the next thing?

After orange wine is edge the next thing One never knows I doubt it By their very nature they are challenging and demanding wines Some say […]
January 16, 2012
Limnio Kikones

Time to debunk another, very modern Greek myth

Time to debunk another very modern Greek myth In fact this is one of the most annoying bits of disinformation in circulation Limnio was Aristotles favourite […]
December 16, 2011
Areti Biblia Chora

With the smarts to keep away from politics

Agiorgitiko is new to northern Greece all of 12 years Having in situ tasted current and forthcoming releases the future looks bright The cherry core present […]
November 21, 2011
Domaine Karanika Xinomavro Limniona

The missing link in today’s Greek wine has arrived

Frankly I never thought I would be writing these lines In essence this post has been in waiting for 17 years Whats it all about The […]
November 9, 2011
Agiorgitiko The Wise Owl

Nature’s Wisdom

This joint venture underlines the openminded attitude of Nemeabased I Sofia tis Fisis Natures Wisdom and the forward thinking of the KatogiStrofilia wineries It all started […]
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