The right glassware and their importance in wine: Necessity or show-off?In a world where size and shape matters, glassware should be in the top of this list. It is not a luxury, it is not a show-off, it is simply wine culture to seek the maximum po..
Barrel and oak importance in wine: Necessity or exaggeration?Looking back on the writer's early days as a budding wine lover, I remember the atmosphere in the discussions and writing at the time, promoting the use of casks in wine as a necessity to u..
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 ..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..