Domaine Porto Carras: A Greek experience with old world vines

LimnioOpportunities come in many forms and when you are a wine lover it could be experiencing wines from a new region.  In my case, the door opened for me to discover Greek wines.  The wines were those of Domaine Porto Carras.

In Greece there are 330 varietals of which only seventy-eight are imported.  Many of these varietals are native to Greece.  Most wine in Greece is produced in the northern portion of the country.  There are twenty different wine regions and the location of Domaine Porto Carras is an appellation onto its own as encompasses the Sithonia peninsula.  This peninsula is one of three that make up the Halkidiki Peninsula, which runs from the city of Thessaloniki south to the Aegean Sea and is shaped like a hand with three fingers.   Sithonia is the middle finger.  To read more…