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Friday 30 January 2015

Greece

Tricks of ancient drinking game revealed

The best way to win at the ancient drinking game “kottabos” is to fling your wine dregs like a baseball, not like a frisbee, one expert has declared.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Carlsberg merges with Greek brewer

Carlsberg is to merge with Greece’s third-largest brewer to become a “strong number two player” in the country’s beer market.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Ancient wine cup used by Pericles discovered

A wine cup believed to have been used by the ancient Athenian statesman, Pericles, has been found in a north Athenian suburb.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Greek and Bulgarian wines to star at LWF

Two tutored masterclasses at this year’s London Wine Fair aim to demonstrate the incredible quality and value of modern Bulgarian and Greek wines.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 No Comments »

db Eats: Vinoteca Chiswick

db’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads out in her hood to the latest addition in the Vinocteca stable, Vinoteca Chiswick, for white Pinot Noir and salted caramel semifreddo.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Greek harvest looks promising

Greek winemakers are confident of a good vintage this year with good yields and promising quality – although the harvest is still ongoing in certain areas.

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Greece in pictures

With the harvest in full swing, the wines, monuments and landscapes of Greece provided a stunning backdrop to db’s recent trip to the Balkans.

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

With the Chileans, South Africans and Argentinians in town for The Beautiful South tasting, its been a hectic, fun-filled week in the drinks industry.

Friday, September 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Rebecca Murphy picks out a “scrumptious wine that’s redolent of tropical fruit and peaches”, while Eric Asimov recommends a “structured, complex and energetic” red.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

The top 10 wines in the US press

Eric Asimov features Greek wines recommending a “clean, precise and energetic” white, while Irene Virbila picks out “one of the best Californian rosés.”

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 No Comments »

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