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In “Pickings” we will present:
* wine-travel-stories in Greece by Cornelius.
* articles on Greek wine, -culture and -food by other bloggers and wine journalists.
* harvest reports on the Greek wine regions.

Dionysia 2013, Athens.

by Cornelius Wesseling

Welcome to Dionysia 2013, the largest wine event (in Athens) of the year! More than 100 wineries , from Greece and abroad waiting to Zappeion,Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8-10 February 2013 , in order to show you around and introduce you to the magical world of wine. Exhibition opening hours: Friday 8/2: 16:00 to 22:00 Saturday 9/2 and Sunday 10/2: […]

20 “Best Greek Wines” of 2012

by Cornelius Wesseling

  According to the Thessaloniki based, influential “Oinos Wine Club“, here are the 20 “Best Greek Wines”  0f 2012!   And the winner is…..   2008 Hatzidakis Assyrtiko from Santorini!     Please click here to read the full article.

Setting the taste…

by Cornelius Wesseling

                    Here we are: (left to right) Mirjam, Cornelius, Herman, Bart/Rian and Kees (photographer), part of the group of tasters,  programming our next sessions (7) of  tasting samples of Greek wine. Next in line are about 75 wines:  Macedonian(some more),  Pelopponesian, South Aegean and Cretan wines. […]

Upcoming travels

by Cornelius Wesseling

From the 19th of August until the 10th of September 2013, GrapeRover will be on the move again! forex broker reviews Cornelius and his wife Rian (driver/photographer) will visit about 70 wineries in 20 days in:      Corfu, Kefalonia,  Epirus,  Thessaly,      West Greece,      Central Greece  (Evia),      Attica. The total of […]

Greek Islands wine: Part 1. South Aegean

by Cornelius Wesseling

Contrary to all the misfortune Greece is undergoing, here is some positive news about one of it’s “lesser known” products: Greek Wine from the Islands. As part of a series of winetravels in Greece we start with Part 1. South Aegean. Wine & food journalist Cornelius Wesseling reports on his last winejourney to the Greek […]