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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 […]
April 12, 2018

Theopetra Estate Xinomavro rosé 2017

Most wine writers have a soft spot for one or two grapes. For argument’s sake lets split wine in two camps: hedonistic and cerebral. Agiorgitiko usually […]
February 14, 2015
Chrisostomou Estate Mousaios

Bold and brave

Kitros Pieria Preliminary research showed that I was to see mussel farms salt pans a protected wetland rich in rare bird species and the snowcapped Mount […]
January 31, 2015
Thymiopoulos Vineyards  Earth and Sky

Naoussa’s game changer

Having decided to study medicine in Italy Stergios Thymiopoulos was about to board his flight Yet he could not bear the fact that his family would […]
January 27, 2015
Vegoritis Amyndeon Xinomavro

Xinomavro magic does happen

In a financial crisis opportunities arise to explore offbeat alternatives Recent success stories in agricultural investment include spirulina and sea buckthorn  After a lull interest in wine […]
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 […]
December 16, 2014
Xinomavro Siatista PGI Diamantis

The air was bracing and the temperature plummeting as we seized the last sunrays

Siatista is the fifth Xinomavro region Also the least known Tuckedin between the Pindos mountain range a sister mountain of the Alps and Mt Velia lies […]
May 4, 2014
Xinomavro Nature Thymiopoulos Vineyards

This bottling is another step in re-engaging in his terroir

This redefiningXinomavro Naoussa address seems to be carefully unfolding more cards at this juncture Struck by cruel fortune after loosing his younger brother Theodore to an […]
February 8, 2014
Ktima Voyatzi

There are no power-vinification show-offs here

In the haze the Aliakmon River flows into the manmade Polyfytos Lake In the distance a solitary pelican glides on the mirrorlike water surface Seen from […]
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