Tag: santorini

Ancient and modern: new discoveries in the wines of Greece and Cyprus

In its 6, 000-year-plus history, the Greek wine industry has suffered turbulent fortunes. Now, with a flourishing export market, burgeoning reputation and numerous recent awards, it has never looked in ruder health. Here, Demetri Walters MW, writes in praise of his favourite Hellenic wines It goes without saying that Greek culture boasts one of the […]

A ‘Premier Cru’ Santorini

Last week I went out for dinner with some ‘wine friends’. We always go to a lovely restaurant where the owner lets us bring our own wine – and the pressure is on to bring a really interesting/unusual/just-rather-fine-please bottle of wine to taste blind and share with tapas. With all the recent TV coverage of […]