Posts tagged with ‘Gerovassiliou’

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Best ten Greek dry white wines of indigenous grapes.

by Cornelius Wesseling

GrapeRover visited more than 120 Greek wineries since 2012. Many of these wineries send samples to be reviewed and rated by the GrapeRover team. According to this team, here’s the list of the 10 best Greek dry white wines (made from indigenous Greek grapes) we have reviewed up to now. ONE.  2010 Gaia Estate Assyrtiko […]

Exciting reds from Greece.

by Cornelius Wesseling

By ERIC ASIMOV MAVROTRAGANO and mandelaria; limnio and vlahiko; and of course, agiorgtiko and xinomavro. I know: it’s all Greek. That’s what is so exciting. Tasting Report  The wine panel tasted 20 Greek reds from recent vintages, 2006 through 2010. 1.ARGYROS SANTORINI ATLANTIS 2008 *** $20 Unusual meaty, savory aroma, focused and well structured with earthy fruit flavors. 2.KIR-YIANNI […]

Australia, Brisbane, Hellenika Eatery.

by Cornelius Wesseling

Here’s an example of how an “off-beat” Greek restaurant on the Gold Coast thrives! Please see HERE their great wine list of Greek & International wines. The Team: Simon Gloftis – Owner “When people come in to my restaurant I believe they are putting their health and well being into my hands.  This is a […]

Gerovassiliou Domaine, Epanomi, Macedonia.

by Cornelius Wesseling

For general info: .Epanomi, Thessaloniki. Vision At Domaine Gerovassiliou the vineyard is cultivated with great care and enthusiasm that leads V. Gerovassiliou to constantly research and experiment with Greek and foreign varieties, both well and less known ones. New technological advances blend well with tradition throughout vine growing and vinification processes.The aim is to produce […]

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.

Australia, Sydney, Rest. Xanthi.

by Cornelius Wesseling

  Downtown Sydney offers a small Greek sanctuary: Restaurant Xanthi! This is the place where the rich aromas and flavors of Greece will welcome you…. Besides a very Greek, both innovating and classic, kitchen, Xanthi is also a sanctuary for Greek wines: The winelist shows only an array of high quality Greek wines, rather surprising […]

Holland, Centre, Rest. Odyssey.

by Cornelius Wesseling

Quality food and wines, cordial service and a great ambiance are the key-words, describing Greek restaurant Odyssey in Geldermalsen, Holland. Located in the centre of Holland, between the cities of Utrecht and Den Bosch, this restaurant, run by Georgios Klazidis, has a trendy, amiable interior. Besides the mouth-watering Greek dishes they serve here, there is a […]

Germany, Berlin, Rest. Pratirio

by Cornelius Wesseling

        Amiable atmosphere. Friendly prices. In the heart of Berlin. Excellent quality Greek  winelist, owner Nikolaos Koulis shows his enthousiasm and pride for Greek wines by selecting wines from small, artisanal wineries in the Peloponnese, Crete, Santorini, Macedonia, Attica and Kefalonia. The menu comprises of mainly traditional dishes. The garnishing is very […]

Belgium, Brussels, Rest. Notos

by Cornelius Wesseling

          NOTOS means “south” in Greek. Constantin Erinkoglou Notos opened in an old tiny library in 1995. Greek specialties served on rustic tables attract friends around friendly wines:  success was  immediately! In 2000, NOTOS moved to a more spacious streets of Livorno located in this lively area between the fashionable Avenue Louise and the […]

U.K., London, Mazi Restaurant.

by Cornelius Wesseling

I was quite happily astonished, looking at the wine-list of this restaurant! They obvisiously are taking a leading role in acknowledging the quality of Greek wines. Some of my favourites: Gerovassiliou, Malagousia, 2011,  Bottle ₤ 37 and Thymiopoulos Earth & Sky, Xinomavro, 2007,  Bottle ₤ 44, both very reasonably priced! I sure know now where to eat, […]