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
“Are you having any fun?” A daily reminder to ask myself when I take everything a bit too seriously! That’s one of the many reasons I thoroughly enjoy @apostolosthymiopoulos wines, he’s transmitting so much joy, energy and brightness through his Xinomavros. This PDO Naoussa “Earth & Sky” is such a legendary wine with a superstar quality; so … More Are you having any fun? Xinomavro and Burgers
Just after I started my new job as Brand Manager, I received an email by Douglas Blyde,a gastro-consultant & wine presenter. My day was made! He asked if I would be into golf, wine and food… I mean who can say no to that? Food, wine, gardening, design and advertising bloggers made their way to Greenwich on … More Vinothec Compass, a Greenwich surprise
If you’re in London, you should follow the Greek wine trail that leads to Peckham Bazaar in South London, the child of Donald Edwards, ex-sommelier, and chef John Gionleka. Fay Maschler, in last year’s November review of Peckham Bazaar in the Evening Standard wrote: “Peckham Bazaar has been described as serving the best Greek food … More Xinomavro in London: It needs a hero!
Time flies This is what my dear grandmother used to tell me when we were chatting in the garden holding a glass of wine. She used to say: Time goes by so quickly as a leaking faucet And that’s exactly what happened to me… I started my new job last October and then my WSET … More What I have been doing all this time