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Friday 28 October 2016 loc: US


Metaxa’s adventurous new spirit

Geoffrey Dean reports on Greek spirit brand Metaxa’s bold move to recruit South African adventurer Mike Horn as its new brand ambassador.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Greek Wine: The New Old World

Often described as the “New Old World”, Greek wine combines both the terroir of the Old World and the climate of the New World.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Wine’s role in pre-Roman Italy revealed

Further light has been shed on the drinking rituals and importance of wine in pre-Roman Italy following new research.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Greece in pictures

db jetted off to Greece for a tour of its growing wine industry with South Europe Mediterranean Wines, discovering a country rich in wine culture and diversity.

Monday, August 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Vidiano: Crete’s answer to Chardonnay?

Vidiano is Crete’s most promising variety with which to build the country’s reputation outside of Greece, says one winemaker who describes it as the Greek equivalent of Chardonnay.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Greece needs to produce an ‘icon wine’

Having spread a “beautiful story” of revived vineyards and improved quality over the past 30 years, Greece is now at a crucial turning point in its development, says one winemaker.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 2 Comments »

Xinomavro key to unlocking Greek potential?

Xinomavro, a variety native to Greece and often compared to Nebbiolo, could hold the key to unlocking Greece’s full potential, claim its winemakers.

Monday, August 10th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Biking bounders, Cretan cuisine, Aston Martins, touch rugby, iced tea on tap and Glorious Goodwood – it’s been an energetic week in the drinks industry.

Friday, August 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

German man launches ‘Grexit’ vodka

A German entrepreneur has trademarked the word “Grexit”, referring to Greece’s possible exit from the Euro, and is launching a satirical vodka-based drink off the back of it.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Opso pioneers all Greek wine list

Modern Greek restaurant Opso in Marylebone is pioneering what it claims to be London’s largest Greek wine list to shine a light on the country’s indigenous grapes.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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