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August 21, 2018

Troupis Winery Hoof & Lur

Troupis Winery  Hoof & Lur Moschofilero 2017 Soul searching It would be simplistic to argue that Mantinia has improved only due to climate change. In 1996, […]
August 9, 2018

Monemvasia Winery Asproudi 2017

  After 500 years Had just finished supper after a long day of driving at the fjord like port of Limani Geraka not far from Monemvasia. […]
July 26, 2018

Markogianni Winery Diagon Vertzami 2016

More cerebral though leaves room for the sensual   The varied landscape of the Peloponnese needs to be experienced in person. Having slept at a fir […]
July 16, 2018

STONE WINE

The list of new to me wineries is not going to shrink any time soon. On this visit I experienced a frisson perhaps archeologists come across […]
June 18, 2018

NOSTOS PINK 2017

Romeiko rolls on   I rarely talk up labels as the content is what interests me mostly. Is it articulate? Does it capture a picture?  What […]
April 25, 2018

Domaine Papagiannakos Vientzi single vineyard Savatiano 2016

When the modern state of Greece was founded in 1831 Athens was a village below the rock of Acropolis with a population estimated of 7,000. It […]
April 12, 2018

Theopetra Estate Xinomavro rosé 2017

Most wine writers have a soft spot for one or two grapes. For argument’s sake lets split wine in two camps: hedonistic and cerebral. Agiorgitiko usually […]
April 3, 2018

Tetramythos Winery Roditis natur 2017

Nico Manessis shares insight on the finest Roditis he has ever tasted. Some of you may have noticed that until this review Roditis was missing. Some […]
March 22, 2018

Holy Trinity Monastery(Agia Triada) Romeiko Glyko NV

Have been fortunate in my travels to experience carpe diem moments and some. As wine is culturally part of the broader picture including history, geology, climate […]
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