Tsililis Dark Cave – an aged Tsipouro worth seeking out!

Drinking Tsipouro brings a salty, iodine-like flavour to my lips but this is not part of its flavour profile. It derives from my memories; salty hair, sun-kissed cheeks and a summery carelessness. My mum says that she likes drinking tsipouro only to indulge the first gulp of an ice cold beer in the summer.
I tried Dark Cave by Tsililis for the first time at Vogatsikou 3, Best Cocktail Bar in Greece as awarded by the FnL Awards, and it was absolutely stunning.
Such a rich nose full of ripe figs and glazed grapes with walnut and almond notes followed by a velvety, tongue hugging mouthfeel. … More Tsililis Dark Cave – an aged Tsipouro worth seeking out!

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