My first YouTube video is live! My Christmas Wines 2017 – Greek Selection

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

Winter wine cravings: Châteauneuf-du-Pape FTW

On cold days like these, my ideal setting includes a snuggly blanket, buckets of herbal tea and planning my wine treat for dinner. As much as I love the turned-white view from my window, I hate the cold. I simply can’t stand it. Snow makes me crave rich, generous and expressive wines with lots of sun-kissed flavours: dried herbs, ripe red fruits and used leather along with grilled meaty notes to satisfy my warmth-seeking expedition!
Châteauneuf-du-Pape FTW! … More Winter wine cravings: Châteauneuf-du-Pape FTW

My 3 favourite Champagne Quotes

“He who does not risk, does not drink champagne.“  Russian proverb “In victory, you deserve Champagne, in defeat, you need it.” Napoleon  “I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not” Coco Chanel What’s your favourite Champagne quote? Let me know in the comments below!

Otto’s Athens Vermouth: The urban Mediterranean aperitif is back

London was boiling last week. It was wonderfully hot (as it should be during the Summer months) but, in all honesty, it was a bit much! 30°C is not the average temperature around here, so we were caught a bit off-guard! However, I wouldn’t change a thing! I love London, and when it’s hot like … More Otto’s Athens Vermouth: The urban Mediterranean aperitif is back

The summer flirt for your taste buds: Manzanilla Pasada, Pastrana Single vineyard, Hidalgo La Gitana

This beautiful Manzanilla Pasada from Hidalgo La Gitana made from 100% Palomino grapes, grown in the singe vineyard of Pastrana  in the Jerez Superior district is bursting with aromas and flavours of bruised apple, dough, yeast and this distinctive salty breeze, a sea iodine note.  Its finish was such an uplifting and refreshing one with notes of dried chamomile (fun fact: Manzanilla in Spanish means literally “chamomile”) and grilled almonds followed by an elegant touch of salinity! … More The summer flirt for your taste buds: Manzanilla Pasada, Pastrana Single vineyard, Hidalgo La Gitana