Greek AF summer food and wine matching for tonight’s dinner with a modern and delicious pét-nat (lightly sparkling) Retsina by the master that is @kechris and homemade Spanakorizo (spinach & rice) boosted with the sunny colours of carrots and red peppers and the signature aroma of dill! Have you ever had a Retsina? If yes, … More Kechris Retsina and Spanakorizo for the win(e)!
Around this time last year, I was packing for my summer holiday on Santorini and I was buzzing with excitement! This year Ferragosto finds me in London battling with summery showers and strong winds under its, mostly, melancholicaly grey sky and reading the Santorini 2019 harvest report as documented by Yiannis Karakasis MW, 2019 Harvest … More Konstantina Chryssou of Hatzidakis Winery comments on the 2019 Santorini harvest and looks into the future
“Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right” 🍾🥂This @louisroederer_ 1997 beauty has been ageing so elegantly with a seductively ripe fruit crunch yet with all the glorious notes that only extensive time in the bottle can allow them to develop: preserved lemons, dried honeysuckle, glazed brioche, honey on toast, … More Louis Roederer 1997 – a vintage with a happy ending
I have to finally accept it and stop fighting it…winter is just not for me! I am a Mediterranean soul that thrives under the sun and in 30 degrees Celcius heat!
In this video, I am bringing a breeze of Spring and Summer to the amazingly grey London Winter with two fabulous wines from Northern Greece and the South of France! … More Sunny wines in the middle of winter
Until 2011, I used to be a Valentine’s Grinch: Why don’t people celebrate their love everyday? Why do we need the shops to be filled with hundreds of cringy red heart-shaped balloons and chocolates? What happened to the REAL romance? Back then, I lived in Germany with the most brilliant bunch of wine ladies and … More Valentine’s Day wines are not just rosé!
Does wine smell more than just…wine? How do I taste wine properly? What are the key steps to tasting wine like a pro? There are all questions I frequently receive from both my friends and guests at tastings and masterclasses. If you are passionate about wine and enjoy playing games with your friends using your … More New Video: How to taste wine like a pro
Last Friday’s night celebrations included this marvellous vintage 2006 Champagne, courtesy of Monsieur @terrykandylis , Head Sommelier aT 67 Pall Mall! May your weekend unravel as rich and creamy as this stunning Dom Perignon that didn’t hold back in both generosity and elegance. Lemon zest blended with a dazzling cloud of smoke coming out of a Hollywood film noir. … More Dom Perignon 2006 – what a beauty!
Colour-matching with my favourite Chianti Classico label got me all excited the other day! 🍷 Another skill for my CV: – Dressing the part 🇮🇹 🍷 Thank you @marchesimazzei for the most wonderful magnum of Gran Selezione 2010! A wine that not only excites my taste-buds but also intrigues my mind. A stunning example of the pure … More Chianti Classico is for lovers !
Do you work in wine? Yes! Where are you from? Greece! What’s you favourite Retsina? If I got a penny for every time someone asks me which my favourite Retsina is and if I drink a lot of Retsina and if we Greeks add pine extract to other alcoholic beverages and if we break … More A lightly sparkling Retsina? Yes, please!
Happy New Year everybody! My first ever YouTube video is live! On this one, I show you the wines I selected for our Christmas table – all from the Greek vineyard with the majority of them being organic and biodynamic! The Greek wineries never cease to amaze me with their dynamic and full of character … More My first YouTube video is live! My Christmas Wines 2017 – Greek Selection