Wines of Ktima Gerovassiliou Epanomi Region

Ktima Gerovassiliou: Featuring Greek wines of Epanomi

Interest in Greek wine is increasing as people discover that Greece is not only a place to explore its ruins, learn its history and visit its pristinely beautiful islands. Greece has 300 distinct varietals and is one of the first places where the art of winemaking began. Many wine regions are located in Macedonia including

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Mykonos Windmills

Celebrity Cruises: A day in Mykonos

It is day three of our Celebrity Cruise and the port of call is Mykonos, which is nicknamed the island of the winds. Visiting Mykonos one gets a very different sense of being. Although the town of Mykonos, also known, as Chora is very old, having everything painted white, gives one a vision of a

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The vineyards and view at Porto Carras

Porto Carras Grand Resort: Northern Greece’s enchanting coastal getaway

When one thinks of traveling to Greece, they typically envision visiting Athens, the Greek Islands, the Peloponnese and Santorini. Rarely do they foresee traveling north along the coast into Macedonia and beyond where one finds a hidden gem of a resort called the Porto Carras Grand Resort. To read more…

Discovering Naoussa

Wine tastings are a fabulous way to discover new wines and varietals from around the world but in the case of the Greek wines of Naoussa, visiting this area of Greece, meeting with the winemakers and their families, sharing a Greek family styled meal and touring the vineyards and wineries only enhanced the quality of

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Wines from Nassoussa

Beyond Xinomavro: Wine discoveries in Naoussa and Amyndeon

A trip to Greece can be a wine lovers paradise. With over 300 different varietals one is always bound to find something new whether it be a new wine or appellation. Recently some new discoveries were made while traveling in Macedonia. The emphases of these travels were the wines of Naoussa and the signature grape

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Elinos Winery

A Greek adventure wining and dining in Elinos vineyards

Picnicking in the vineyard is one of the many highlights one enjoys with the wine tasting experience. Take this idea one step beyond what many of us are acquainted with at an American winery, more specifically in California where you enjoy a luncheon on the well-manicured vineyard grounds with tables that have become fixtures at

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Athens Greece: Where Greek travels must begin

Touring Athens is a must for any traveler. Even on a Sunday you can feel the bustle of energy in this city. There is an underlying aura that goes back to ancient times. One feels the cradle of civilization all around you and it starts at the top of the hills overlooking Athens, the Acropolis

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Greece where the journey begins

It is day one of my adventure in Greece. Flying from Los Angeles via Munich with my wine writer friend Barbara Jean Barrielle, we arrived in Athens for our wine tour of Naoussa and Porto Carras. To read more…  

Domaine Porto Carras Limnio

Domaine Porto Carras: A Greek experience with old world vines

Opportunities 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

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