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December 6, 2015
Vakakis Fisikos Glykis  PDO Samos

The length of Ulysses travels

Central Casting would assign Nikos Vakakiss bearded face as one of Ulysses traveling companions My teenage days of idolising heroes are long gone yet this priests […]
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 […]
August 3, 2013
Estate Argyros Vinsanto 12-year-old barrel-aged

The perfect setting for an Umberto Eco novel

Santorinis geology is a marvel yet at the same time it is relatively straightforward Its peoples histories thats another matter The land split after Marco Sanudos […]
February 19, 2013
Gaia 10 year old Vinsanto

If you like rancio then look elsewhere

Above all Vinsanto needs patience The first release of Gaias Vinsanto was the worst kept secret Over the years during cask look sees were a story […]
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 […]
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 […]
January 3, 2009
Samos Nectar Liastos Vin Naturellement Doux

Samos remains a paradox

December 1995 in a packed room at a Christies auction in Geneva I had marked two lots of rare old Samos in my catalogue As none […]
October 15, 2008
Malagousia late harvest

A super early bird look at the long rumoured dessert rendition

A super early bird look at the long rumoured dessert rendition Evangelos Gerovassiliou is the modern father of this once obscure grape Before all you clever […]
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