Greek Sparkling Wines

With its spellbinding landscape, a variety of terroirs, an enchanting array of indigenous grape varieties, and a fascinating recorded history of winemaking since the 7th century BC, Greece remains the place where one of the deepest wine cultures in the world was born, thrived throughout ancient times and is still thriving. Today, Greek winemakers, particularly…

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Greek Sparkling Wine

Greece is a country that is usually known as a holiday destination. Beautiful beaches, perfect weather, excellent food and the well-known Greek hospitality. What is not widely known, is that Greeks have been producing wine since ancient times. Famous wine varieties, and some unique ones that you can find only in a Greek territory. Over…

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Botanic: A Unique Sparkling Retsina!

Retsina is a famous wine style coming from Greece, where pine resin gets added to the wine so more herbaceous aromas can develop. One innovative winery took this old traditional method a step further. A coincidental twist of fate led to the production of a sparkling Retsina, the very first in Greece, and therefore in…

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Interview With An Oenologist – Chris Apidopoulos

The World of Wine is marvelously kept in its purest form thanks to the hard work and studies of Oenologists around the world, in this article, we speak with a man who has helped encourage the growth of healthy grapes for the production of wine, his name is Chris Apidopoulos. Now let’s find out a…

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Interview With A Sommelier – Florence Tilkens Zotiades

The World of Wine is beautifully showcased by an army of talented Sommeliers, who help the consumer discover their next favourite bottle, understand the different regions and pair a delicious meal with the right Glass of Bubbly. In this feature, I speak with a woman who has helped many people to discover the vast world…

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Uncovering The Greeks – Domaine Karanika

Retsina (Greek: Ρετσίνα) is a Greek white (or rosé) resinated wine, which has been made for at least 2,000 years. Its unique flavor is said to have originated from the practice of sealing wine vessels, particularly amphorae, with Aleppo pine resin in ancient times. In 1977, I was traveling on the Sicily to Greece Mediterranean…

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