A Xinomavro Rosé 2013 tasting “directed” by Wes Anderson

A 10-year-old Xinomavro Rosé from the grape master that is Apostolos Thymiopoulos deserves a cinematic tribute. A fascinating wine that only unfolds and stretches in the most elegant, sensual and “I-woke-up-like-this” ways. Grapes from the highest and coldest vineyards of Naoussa promise a vibrating acidity matched with a wonderfully rich nose of summer strawberry, dried … More A Xinomavro Rosé 2013 tasting “directed” by Wes Anderson

Riesling Madness

I am mad for Riesling, pretty much as most of the wine aficionados I encounter in tastings.  Everyone has an opening line, hidden in their sleeve, that starts with: “Oh, I am so enthusiastic about Riesling these days……blah blah blah”. I do not believe that there is a single person in the wine industry that … More Riesling Madness