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07 Apr What wines will you try during Easter? | Stavros Moustakas Oktapodas DipWSET
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What wines will you try during Easter? Should you go classic or unconventional? Easter Sunday, a day of celebration and the festive end of fasting.Traditionally, in one way or another, (almost) everyone will eat mageiritsa, lamb, on the spit, in ..
15 Mar New distinction for a Greek wine.
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New distinction for a Greek wine.   Domaine Gerovassiliou Syrah 2021 took part in the competition Syrah Du Monde and was included in the 10 best Syrah in the world!The judging panel blindly tasted more than 260 wines from 23 countries and selec..
10 Feb How Do I Describe a Wine?
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How Do I Describe a Wine?Wine magazines, blogs, publications, and other sources many times use terms and sayings … incomprehensible to the uninformed. What do all these exotic terms really mean? If I was crazy about a wine, how would I describe it to..
07 Dec Decanting: Essential or just a show-off? | Stavros Moustakas Oktapodas DipWSET
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Decanting: Essential or just a show-off?Most of us who read these lines have witnessed, in some fine restaurant, the sommelier decanting a wine with surgical precision and religious reverence wine into a stylish crystal decanter. Do we really need th..
21 Sep Sparkling Wines: Just for celebration or is there more? | Stavros Moustakas Oktapodas DipWSET
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Images of joy, celebration and rewarding achievements! Yet, this is the first image that marketing has given us about sparkling wines. Is that it? Or do these wines have the right to boast about their complex and unique characteristics, as well as gr..
29 Jun The Wine Quality Factors
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What does the term "quality wine" really mean? What ranks one bottle higher than another and possibly increases it's price?Let's start with a given acceptance: Good wine is the one we just like and enjoy drinking, whether it is cheap or costs a small..
01 Jun Ouzo & Tsipouro: The Greek Spirits of Joy
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An introduction to Greek Ouzo, Tsipouro & TsikoudiaOuzo vs Tsipoouro, Tsipouro vs Ouzo. We are often asked what the difference is between these two (somewhat) similar Greek spirits. Ouzo and Tsipouro are found on most tables in Greece especially i..
17 May Greek White Wine Varietals
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Wine making in Greece has an amazingly long history (right back to the beginning of recorded history in fact!) and it follows that there are many white wine grape types indigenous to Greece.While some international grape varietals (particularly C..
16 May Wine Faults
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Let's make a beautiful picture together: this amazing bottle, which you have been planning to open for so long, calculating the right time and occasion, either with our best friends or even on a first date, has arrived. You remove the cork, serve it ..
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