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November 14, 2018

Karavitakis Estate Elia Vidiano 2017

Karavitakis Estate Elia Vidiano 2017 Is Vidiano about to dethrone king Assyrtiko? The view from the Aghia Irene vineyard over looking the western Cretan sea is […]
October 29, 2018

Dourakis Kudos Aromatica

Dourakis Kudos Aromatica 2017 Wine as memories Even with an appointment arranged ahead one never knows what will happen once you have entered a tasting room, […]
September 24, 2018

Titakis Vidiano – Moscato

Titakis Vidiano – Moscato Decoding Asterousia   At 1231m Asterousia are Crete’s lowest mountain range. With the proximity of the Lybian sea they play an important […]
September 5, 2018

Bosinakis Winery  Mantinia Moschofilero 2017

Captures grape and place   Leaving Monemvasia heading towards Arcadia where the Mantinia plateau lies, is one the great drives from one wine region to another. […]
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. […]
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 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 […]
January 5, 2018

The terroir conundrum

Crete has many grape varieties more white than red. As interest for discovering indigenous grapes grows those planted 1980’s Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot have been uprooted. […]
December 16, 2017

Intriguingly different

Santorini is an improbable vineyard. My esteemed colleague Andrew Jefford succinctly puts it ‘the world’s most pronounced terroir wines’. There are numerous reasons why and not […]
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