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
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
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
A Taste of Greece – a Greek wine tasting at Vintners’ Hall, London … More A Taste of Greece – a fabulous Greek wine tasting in London
I am always intrigued to try wines from grape varieties I haven’t heard of before. When I visited Bientôt, a wine shop and creative space in my home city Thessaloniki, the ever knowledgeable Maria Samou, suggested Petite Fleur to me. At first glance, the bottle looks very pretty and the colour is an elegant, salmon … More Petite Fleur – a delicate Sideritis rosé by Parparousis
There are a few moments in a winelover’s journey that have been long anticipated. Like this one. Like the moment of tasting, let alone drinking this magnificent and legendary wine. And I did. On the 27th January my colleagues and I celebrated the 30th Anniversary of Maisons Marques et Domaines. After a fabulous tasting of … More The night I tried Petrus 2004…
Coucou, il y a quelqu’un ? Hi, is anyone here? Lately, it’s been so lovely and sunny in London, I just can’t stand the thought of staying in during the weekend. Last week I got to visit Brighton and today Sandgate, which is really charming. If you enjoy spending time in the countryside I totally … More Why do people remind me of wine?