by Markus Stolz

This was a first! I was invited by Ted Lelekas to discuss wine and blogging live on his radio show. That by itself was enough to get my pulse racing, as I had never been on a live show before. However the real challenge for me was that the show was to be done in Greek. I have been living in Athens for 6 years now, but only went to language school in the first year in order to learn the basic language skills. My Greek is ok, but in no way perfect, similar to that of my youngest daughter who is turning six soon. Actually, I take that back, I rather think my Greek is similar to my youngest daughter just before she turned five, only that I make many more ...

[gallery order="DESC" orderby="title"] Last weekend marked the start of a new important phase in my quest to promote Greek wines abroad. Up until then, I had presented wines solely to wine merchants and wine critics. The feedback received so far on the quality has been extremely positive. The time had come to do the same for the ...

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[gallery orderby="title"] An encounter with wines that are unique in style is an unforgettable experience. The aromas, flavours and texture make them stand out. I also find that this information is then permanently stored in my memory. I wish this could be the case with every wine I taste, but unfortunately I do not possess such ...

On Wednesday morning I woke up at 5:00 am and drove 5 hours to Hamburg. I arrived at the Hotel Baseler Hof around 11:30 am. A Twitter meeting was planned for the afternoon. This was organised by Mario Scheuermann alas weinreporter, who is a very well known wine critic and journalist. The agenda was for me to ...