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October 25, 2019

Domaine Karanika Limniona 2017

Hoof power When I first visited Florina in 1995 there was one producer the Amyndeo Co-Operative. Their Amyndas Xinomavro 1990 in a dumpy was priced at […]
July 1, 2019

Moschopolis 18 Mavrotragano Syrah 2016

Moschopolis 18 Mavrotragano Syrah 2016 An exciting find Greek wine has pushed the quality posts and keeps reinventing itself. Yet on my beat there was an […]
June 10, 2019

Diamantis Winery Siatista ‘Magoutes’

Diamantis Winery Siatista 2017 ‘ Magoutes’ Haute couture Xinomavro The Egnatia highway runs over 600 kms linking northern Greece with the Turkish and Bulgarian border. There […]
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 […]
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