A lot has been written about the contribution of Ancient Greeks in wine spreading and trading leaving most contemporary Greeks feeling proud of our wine heritage. On the other hand if we contemplate on how our everyday life has evolved how many of us..
Who could ever think of Greece existing without grapes and vines, a country in which up to this day more than 300 different grape varieties are cultivated. It is no coincidence then that the worshiping of Dionysus emerged here and wine crop was re-ev..
The new tastings from 2018 are in, head over to our recaps of the best greek red wines and top white wines (just in time for the summer!) from tastings done in the first three months of 2018, below are the results from 2017 for reference.In the Apr..
It was an open invitation. We often stalled our visit s since daily pressure in Athens makes you sometimes to not even want to move a finger over the weekend. However on the first Saturday of March we overcame our procrastination having the weather..
One of the ratings that we mention for our web site products is Wine Systems AG based on PAR methodology (Product, Analysis and Rating). The reason is that it is totally different than any other rating since it is based on a big list of characteristi..
Consumer shifts to more "natural" products, i.e. organic, has understandably affected wine making. Organic wines (bio in Europe, organic in the United States) are made from organically grown grapes with limited use of additives during the winemaking ..
A journey from the Venetian traces of history in the island of Kythira: "Phi" is the modern expression in the old family recipe. The creation of "Phi" begins from Earth and the vine. The double distillation is the basis of the drink. Fresh peel of be..
Enjoying a Vidiano 2013 (a white wine grape variety widely cultivated in Crete), suddenly I realized that it was not "fresh". My wine however looked alive in the glass, having started to slowly aromatically open and having lost neither its chromatic ..
Top English chef Rick Stein was in Monemvasia in southern Greece recently filming with the BBC for his Venice to Istanbul series.
During his trip he visited the Monemvasia Winery where he tasted their Malvasia 2010 - an updated version of an o..