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April 25, 2019

Diamantakis Petali Liatiko 2017

How echoes are branded Yannis & Mihalis Diamantakis leathery hands greet me. We exchange pleasantries before they brief me with a vintage report. They are men […]
March 22, 2019

Mitravelas Estate Neméa

Mitravelas Estate Nemea 2017 Ego-less teamwork synergies One of the most frequent questions I get asked is: ”Which is the best wine?”Well the simplistic answer is […]
February 9, 2019

Kitrus Syrah 2014

A guard’s diet Pieria lies geographically between Rapsani and Naoussa. It is well known for cotton, kiwi’s and mussel farms. Wine wise it emerged a decade […]
January 3, 2019

Thymiopoulos Rapsani Terra Petra 2016

Terroir whisperer Off the beaten path a winding road on the foothills of Mt.Olympus leads to terraces overlooking the Aegean. There are other shades of autumn […]
October 22, 2018

Lyrarakis Liatiko Aggelis 2016

Lyrarakis Liatiko Aggelis 2016 The ritual A sign at Heraklio airport arrivals reads: ‘ Discover Europe’s Roots’. After visiting Knossos, Gortynia and Aptera and other sites […]
October 9, 2018

Alpha Estate Xinomavro 2015 Reserve Vieilles Vignes Single block ‘ Barba Yannis’ Ecosystem

Alpha Estate Xinomavro 2015  Reserve Vieilles Vignes Single block ‘Barba Yannis’ Ecosystem Amyndeo’s vine heritage   High acidity is Amyndeo’s trump card. This landlocked plateau consistently […]
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 […]
January 20, 2018

With no sacrifice to regional typicity

Mitravelas Estate Neméa 2016 When we asked for a glass of white to be followed by red – go ahead suprise us, the sommelier eyes smiled. […]
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