Select wine by area

Latest wine tasting posts

April 1, 2015
Ktima Tselepou Blanc de Gris

Worth the wait

Moschofilero is a pinkskinned grape of many biotypes From the dozens of indigenous grapes used in todays Greek wines it stands apart It is not savoury […]
March 18, 2015
Kir Yianni Droumo Sauvignon Blanc

Top notch Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is ubiquitous Though it does not scale the heights of Riesling Chenin Blanc or Assyrtiko it scores high in awakening ones senses Brilliantly matches […]
March 3, 2015
La Tour Melas Palies Rizes

Survivor wisdom grapes

Wine made from ungrafted vines is rare Examples include Charles Jogues Cabernet franc in Chinon Chateau Barejat in Madiran topped by the ethereal Domaine Gramenon in […]
February 14, 2015
Chrisostomou Estate Mousaios

Bold and brave

Kitros Pieria Preliminary research showed that I was to see mussel farms salt pans a protected wetland rich in rare bird species and the snowcapped Mount […]
January 31, 2015
Thymiopoulos Vineyards  Earth and Sky

Naoussa’s game changer

Having decided to study medicine in Italy Stergios Thymiopoulos was about to board his flight Yet he could not bear the fact that his family would […]
January 27, 2015
Vegoritis Amyndeon Xinomavro

Xinomavro magic does happen

In a financial crisis opportunities arise to explore offbeat alternatives Recent success stories in agricultural investment include spirulina and sea buckthorn  After a lull interest in wine […]
January 5, 2015
Diamantis Siatista Liastos

Proof is not always in the pudding

My first trips in search of sweet wines in Siatista were the single greatest disappointment of all my travels Was it a romantics futile quest It […]
December 23, 2014
Kikones Chardonnay

This venture is on track

Melina Tassous first wine making experience was as an Erasmus exchange student in the Loire working with Grolleau in Angers Much has happened since then A […]
December 16, 2014
Xinomavro Siatista PGI Diamantis

The air was bracing and the temperature plummeting as we seized the last sunrays

Siatista is the fifth Xinomavro region Also the least known Tuckedin between the Pindos mountain range a sister mountain of the Alps and Mt Velia lies […]
© 2019 Nico Manessis. All rights reserved.