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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 […]
July 6, 2011
Sigalas Kavalieros

My first recollection of Paris Sigalas is from another life

My first recollection of Paris Sigalas is from another life His winery was the basement of his beachfront house where he still lives today He posed […]
May 10, 2011
Lefkaditiki Gi Vertzami

Unlocked potential

I love Syrah But after tasting several new producers efforts detachment set in and for a good reason Deeply coloured Loaded with bright fruit For the […]
April 19, 2011
Lefkaditiki Gi

Mediterranean at its best

Lefkada the Ionian island brims with wine history Yet even insiders would have a hard time mustering a few sentences on todays scene Earlier visits remained […]
March 21, 2011
Tsipouro Zacharias 42% Vol

Time flew

Winter came late Many higheraltitude vineyards have had repeated snowfall  Ski resorts will stay open until midApril Rain has been abundant Brooks and rivers are flowing […]
February 21, 2011
Dyo Potamia [Two Rivers] Samartzis

See you there

Discovering two terroirs within the same year is a treat Thebes and the nearby hillsides were on my shortlist of new scouting grounds Even for this […]
January 28, 2011
La Terra Moschatos Limnou Limnos Organic Wines

Bordering a dam

Late October Parched yellow postsummer colours were fading into autumn shades of still life The light so lucent in the Aegean was softer in everchanging shades […]
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