by Markus Stolz

Mark Squires scored 109 Greek wines in the issue #186 of Robert Parker’s wine advocate, which was released just a few hours ago. 15 wines scored between 90 and 94 points, 59 wines between 87 and 89 points, 27 wines between 84 and 86 points, and 8 wines between 79 and 82 points. Three sweet wines received the top ratings, Xinomavros scored extremely well. Mark writes, “…my favorites in 2007 were probably the Xinomavros…consumers looking for something different should be snapping them up”. It ...

Greek wines deserve a much better image. Sometimes it seems that only the Greek vintners themselves are aware about the stunning and exciting wines that they are able to craft. An image is in many cases created over time by a population of people from different backgrounds who share similar experiences. To change the existing image, ...

I feel strongly that Greek wines are ready to take the plunge. In order to put my money where my mouth is, I organised a tasting event of a large variety of Greek wines to be scrutinized by a number of well-known German wine personalities, on Monday, November 9th, in Hamburg. My experiences to date have ...

  On Thursday, I had a leisure day in Hamburg. I met with Christos Kokkalis at lunch time and we strolled around the city, had coffee, and as always talked a lot about Greek wines. Late afternoon I received a call from Mario Scheuermann, who asked if I could provide him with some more Greek wines, as he had ...

  • Germany #2

    On Wednesday morning I woke up at 5:00 am and drove 5 hours ...

  • Germany #1

    I spent all of last week in Germany with a tight and full ...