London Greek Wine Festival 8th-9th October 2016

I am incredibly excited about this post! 2016 will be the second year that the London Greek Wine Festival is taking place in the UK under the leadership and guidance of Theodore Kyriakou, co-owner and founder of The Greek Larder. Last year, the Greek wine producers and the festival’s guest were lucky enough to be greeted … More London Greek Wine Festival 8th-9th October 2016

UK Sommelier of the Year 2016: Terry Kandylis

Last night at Mandarin Oriental, Terry Kandylis, head Sommelier at 67 Pall Mall and Best Greek Sommelier 2015, made a magnificent achievement: he was the winner of the Moët UK Sommelier of the year 2016 competition! This is a very challenging competition including a Service, a Questions and finally a Blind Tasting exam! Congratulations on … More UK Sommelier of the Year 2016: Terry Kandylis

Riesling Madness

I am mad for Riesling, pretty much as most of the wine aficionados I encounter in tastings.  Everyone has an opening line, hidden in their sleeve, that starts with: “Oh, I am so enthusiastic about Riesling these days……blah blah blah”. I do not believe that there is a single person in the wine industry that … More Riesling Madness