by Markus Stolz

Greek wine values at the entry level are not restricted to the whites only, although the reds will cost a little more. As with the whites, these are terrific food partners and can be paired with a large variety of dishes. I used a price ceiling of 7,50€ (shelf price in Greece, inclusive of 23% VAT) for my personal favourites. Again, the selection focus was also on availability in Greece and in the export markets. 1. Boutari Naoussa 2007, 13% alcohol, 7,20€, Xinomavro: If I had to pick just one ...

Yiannis Tselepos is one of the great pioneers of winemaking in Greece. He received a degree in oenology from the University of Dijon in 1979 and went on to work for several wineries in Burgundy. In 1989, he established the Domaine Tselepos in Arcadia (Peleponnese) as a high quality boutique winery. The first ...

Retsina is a part of Greece’s heritage. I am using the term heritage, as it refers to "something inherited from the past". Wine with added resin has been made in Greece for about 2500 years. That is a long time! Despite its long history, it took all but 10 years for Retsina to become a global synonym for Greek ...

If I had to name just one winery from Greece that defines multiculturalism while staying true to its Greek roots, it would have to be the Manousakis winery. Ted Manousakis was born and raised in the small village of Vatolakos, close to Chania in Crete. After the Second World War and the ensuing Civil War, many ...


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