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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 […]
October 24, 2011
Santorini Brewing Company crazy donkey 5.5% ABV

Now, what has this got in common with fresh beer in these pages?

One of my summer highlights was rediscovering Sake as wine My Japanese friend and I bartered Sake for wine made from indigenous grapes Now what has […]
September 29, 2011
Melias Domaine Papagiannakos

White wine country

Within eye distance of Athens International Airport one sees thousands of acres in vine This is par excellence white wine country planted to the Savatiano grape […]
August 4, 2011
Naoussa Thymiopoulos

It was more than an eye-opener

The colour of several Naoussas has become increasingly and atypically darker Is this down to climate change I do not think so New clones The acreage […]
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