Foundi Naoussaia: A lady with traditional dressBy Yiannis Karakasis MW Few wines in Greece (and around the world) have remained the same in their style, unaffected by changes over time. It seems as if they are silent observers, certainly n..
Gerovassiliou Syrah 2001: A very rare and singular Syrah, available exclusively from Greece and Grapes! Syrah is undoubtedly the most successful international variety in the Greek wine territory. Many good examples exist all over the countr..
Μarkou Kleftes 2017, an eye - opening Savatiano! Kleftes (meaning thieves in Greek) from Markou family winery in Spata, Attica is a double challenge and a big bet placed in 2009. On the one hand, Savatiano is a variety that reached its limit ..
Comfort Fine Dining and Wine. Greece and Grapes and Yiannis Karakasis meet Aleria's chef, Gikas Xenakis, and talk in loose tones about gastronomy and wine. Yiannis: How did you become a wine afficionado?Gikas: Basically, with my involvem..
Greek wines beyond the age of innocence: A Fine Wines Question As Greek wine emerges from its age of innocence, more and more people will speculate about the potential the country has to produce fine wines. Can this happen? Ιs it achievable, and..
By Yiannis Karakasis In case you happened to read my article on the double delight of wine, which I had originally named x2, but had to have it retitled due to the Search Engine Optimization protocol – life has really changed, hasn’t it? - you ma..
When you pick up your keyboard and start writing about, as important an issue as, wine rating, it is very probable that you might need a few thousand words. Those who know me well enough, know that I always try to be concise and purposeful when I d..
If you love wine and the enjoyment that it can generously and
without great effort or thought offer,
then a wine from Agiorgitiko grape variety would be the perfect choice. You must be wondering what the explanation is. Simple! It has the..
All of the people who are involved in the wonderful world of wine are constantly debating which is the best way to magnify the perception and enjoyment of the wine they are drinking. As a matter of fact, there are no strict rules pertaining to this..