by Markus Stolz

I have kept the image of my uncle, Kostakis Nitsiotas, on my mind. I used to watch him when I was young, working on the wines and tasting the content of a vaeni, as we used to call the large oak barrels. Back then, we did not use small containers, but 2, 3 and 5-ton barrels. The idea of ageing the wine in large barrels belongs to another time. What we are working on now is not only the age and the quality of the oak, but also the size of the barrel. At every tasting he would say "we should leave this ...

Apostolos Thimiopoulos has been a rising star ever since he introduced the first Ghi kai Uranos wine to the market in 2005. He is also one of the few Greek producers who have succeeded in selling the vast majority of their production to the export markets. Apostolos is very passionate about Xinomavro, and raises ...

If you ask Greeks for the name of the one winemaker they most adore and respect, the answer will very likely be "Vangelis Gerovassiliou". He is admired by wine lovers and, maybe even more telling, by fellow winemakers. After his studies he specialised in Oenology, Viticulture, Wine Degustation and Technology at ...

Megas Oenos from the Domaine Skouras has been one of the great Greek iconic wines for more than two decades, and it continuous to lead the super-elite of Nemea.  The wine is a blend of 80% Agiorgitiko and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. The Agiorgitiko vines (5.5 ha vineyards, 4 parcels) are between 50 and 70 years old, ...