Today, we are told, it’s Blue Monday. The saddest of all Mondays. As if the rest of the Mondays of the year, you only encounter jolly happy people in the tube, the office, the gym. If working in wine has taught me one thing this is to always be optimistic. You never know how exactly … More If wine has taught me anything, it is to be an optimist
Assyrtiko de Louros is made from more than 100-year old ungrafted, organically grown vines in the volcanic soils of Santorini. Haridimos Hatzidakis, a leading producer of the island, keeps pushing the Assyrtiko potential further and Louros is simply staggering. Deep gold in colour, with seductive oriental spices, dried apricot and peach notes and appetising flavours … More Assyrtiko de Louros 2012 – a unicorn wine from Santorini
Jason of Ktima Ligas identified the potential of this rather underestimated indigenous Greek variety, a grape mainly used for entry level quality Retsina and unlocked its stunning, herbal and spicy profile! Barrel fermented, an orange wine with fantastic freshness and attractive herbal character and with Mediterranean countryside dried herb notes. … More Melina, an orange Roditis from Ktima Ligas in Pella
My first attempt to shoot a video was not entirely successful!