If you’re following Wine Virtuosity you know that Greek wines are in focus here. They deserve that. Santorini probably is the region least needing it, they already receive international attention, but too few consumers have realized just how good Assyrtiko can get. Here’s to the master himself, Paris Sigalas. Thanks for following!
Holy shmoly! This is sweet. I mean really, really sweet. But you know what? I kinda like it. No, I love it!
Vin Santo. A wine perhaps mostly associated with Tuscany. Did you know there was a Greek one as well? While tasting my [...]
“Mmmmm…this is good! I like it a lot. Sweet plums and licorice.”
The Greek terroir hunt continues. Discovering and learning about Greek wines has so far been this year’s eye opener for me. Never would I have thought Cephalonia could produce such great wines as the Robola and Eclipse from Gentilini. Or that [...]
Wine Virtuosity is all about my passion for wine. Yet I can’t help but going a bit off-topic and feel a bit alarmed, almost scared, when it comes to media’s witch-hunt for the poor Greeks at the moment. The persecution-like reporting lacks, in most cases, an understanding for what the little citizen are about to [...]
Assyrtiko, Malagousia, Agiorgitiko and Mavrotagano. New names to remember. New terroirs to learn. The Greek wine scene is expanding and the quality has never been higher. There’s a resemblance with the Portuguese table wines a decade or two ago; be proud of your heritage but don’t look back. Modern methods, skillful and trained people are [...]
White-painted houses, captivating deep blue color of the sea and black beaches. What else do you know about Santorini? Ever heard about – or perhaps even tasted – their sometimes stunning wines? No? Then plunge into Markus Stolz continued guidance of Greece and its wines. It’s Santorini time… Markus -the word is yours! [...]
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