by Markus Stolz

 The Dionysia took place 20,21,and 22 February at the Zappeion Megaro Hall in Athens. More than 150 Greek winemakers presented their wines. I visited the exhibition and tasted more than 170 wines from 31 wineries, concentrating on estates that are not yet well known abroad, new establishments, up and coming wineries, as well as wineries where the quality has improved a lot over the last few years. I also tasted just a few wines from well established wineries, rather than their whole range. I found a ...

2008 Athiri Mountain Slopes Emery, white - Rhodos AOC, 100% Athiri 15 Pale lemon/gold colour. Nice fresh and elegant fruit character on the nose. Medium bodied with white fruits and butter. Quite fat in the mouth. Good finish. AVIN7800925524970 2008 Villaré Emery, white - Rhodos AOC, 100% Athiri 17 Medium deep lemon colour. Deep and ...

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2008 Gentilini Robola, white - Robola of Cephalonia AOC, 100% Robola 15.5 Silver colour. Citrus nose with hints of ananas and peaches. Very explosive in the mouth with a rich and firm structure. AVIN4004959712126 2008 Gentilini Robola Cellar Selection, white - Robola of Cephalonia AOC, 100% Robola 17 Single vineyard selection from ...

2008 Athanassiadi, white - Savatiano, Roditis 14 Pale lemon colour. This wine did not receive any oak treatment. Very floral nose, pleasing. Fresh on the palate with a nice flower flavour. AVIN4218083698328 2007 Domaine Harlaftis Chardonnay, white - VdP Northern Slopes of Penteli 14.5 Medium deep lemon colour. Clearly a typical ripe ...