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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 […]
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 […]
December 7, 2017

Stalking ancient vines: the revelation of Réthymno

Few places can match the historic importance of Rethymno, yet for 30 odd years it has been off the radar. The hinterland is rich with near-forgotten […]
December 7, 2016
Douloufakis Sparkling Brut

Natures call

As a steward of the land Nikos Douloufakis takes the long view The conversion to organic viticulture is now in its second decade Rootstock clonal selection […]
July 4, 2015
Diamantakis  Diamantopetra  Vidiano-Assyrtiko

Place or grape?

Fifteen years ago Zacharias Diamantakis was a distiller His fragrant textured Liatiko tsikoudia sets the standards Its properties present this misunderstood gifted Cretan specialty in the […]
June 2, 2015
Maragakis Winery 8th Art Vidiano

Hidden cellars

Some twelve boutique addresses have emerged in the past decade on Crete For several reasons some more obvious than others they continue to fly under the […]
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