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)!
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
The Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 were announced last week and I was thrilled to see so many Greek wines receiving the Decanter prestigious awards! It shows, once again, that Greek wine has made such a marvellous progress over the last 20 years and you are really missing out if you haven’t already tried some … More Greek successes at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 – The Platinums & the Golds
Assyrtiko de Louros is made from more than 100-year old ungrafted, organically grown vines in the volcanic soils of Santorini. Haridimos Hatzidakis, a leading producer of the island, keeps pushing the Assyrtiko potential further and Louros is simply staggering. Deep gold in colour, with seductive oriental spices, dried apricot and peach notes and appetising flavours … More Assyrtiko de Louros 2012 – a unicorn wine from Santorini
Jason of Ktima Ligas identified the potential of this rather underestimated indigenous Greek variety, a grape mainly used for entry level quality Retsina and unlocked its stunning, herbal and spicy profile! Barrel fermented, an orange wine with fantastic freshness and attractive herbal character and with Mediterranean countryside dried herb notes. … More Melina, an orange Roditis from Ktima Ligas in Pella
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
Are you looking for fresh and exciting summer wines? I tried 8 rare wines from the Greek Islands and I can’t recommend them enough! … More Eight summer wines from the Greek Islands (unconventional edition)
Santorini Wines are unique and make my heart beat faster. Literally. It’s the vines themselves – I am completely in love with these basket- shaped grapevines, trained in this spectacular way to protect the fruit from the powerful winds and the fierce heat, grown in the island’s volcanic soils! Assyrtiko is the absolute star of … More Santorini Wine: Gavalas Natural Ferment Assyrtiko
A Taste of Greece – a Greek wine tasting at Vintners’ Hall, London … More A Taste of Greece – a fabulous Greek wine tasting in London