by Markus Stolz

1994 ***** 1994 was a particularly hot and dry year. High temperatures during August were followed by a heavy drought in September, which led to a great deal of stress on the vines and finally to the over-ripening of the grapes. The wines are considered to be typical of the variety, with intense, distinct aromas ...

  • You are here
  • Home
  • Posts tagged "Xinomavro"
  • (Page 2)

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 ...

Kostis Dalamara from the Dalamara winery gives insight into how they promote their wines, and also shares some personal thoughts as he discusses the current consequences that wineries face as a result of the financial crisis in Greece. He gives a very powerful message to the entire Greek wine sector. The first ...