Posts tagged with ‘Kir-Yianni’

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Exciting reds from Greece.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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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
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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 […]

Holland, Amsterdam, The Greek Tavern.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Petros Ioannidis en Eleni Koutsou are the spirit & soul of this easy going, unpretentious “Pure Greek Restaurant”. Their hospitality is heart-warming , their food is excellent (all-biological) and their winelist is all but simple.             Often on weekends genuine live Greek music makes you feel quizzled: “Am I really in […]

Holland, Amersfoort, rest./wine-bar Pallas Athena.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Right in the heart of the Medieval town of Amersfoort you will find a true Greek Oasis:  Restaurant / winebar Pallas Athene.   Innovative Greek cuisine, extensive wine list, knowlegable service, and warm ambiance, have made the Pallas Athene restaurant a staple in Amersfoort. Since 1992 winelover Kostas Georgiadis runs his restaurant with unstoppable energy. […]

Kir-Yianni, Naoussa, West Macedonia.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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More on Naoussa, West Macedonia. The KIR-YIANNI company was founded in 1997 by Yiannis Boutaris. Based in Naoussa and Amyndeon, on both sides of mount Vermion in Northwestern Greece, the winery carries on a long history of family tradition, focusing on the production of premium wines with authentic character, and appealing to the modern consumers. Today, […]

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.

Greece, Thessaloniki, Clochard.

by Cornelius Wesseling

    all time classic … clochard … a prize winning favorite. elegance, discreet luxury, charming atmosphere, a value through time … awesome Greek winelist The clochard has deservedly earned the title of the classic good restaurant. Awarded for four consecutive years with the “Golden Chef’s Hat” Prize ( 2008 till today) is undoubtedly an excellent […]

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 […]

Canada, Toronto, Rest. Volos

by Cornelius Wesseling

The mantra at Volos is to deliver the experience of Philoxenia.  We strive to tirelessly deliver this idea of true Greek hospitality throughout every element of our restaurant. Our Staff is warm, knowledgeable and professional. We pride ourselves on our delicious food.  We serve fresh and well-composed meals using the highest quality local produce, superior […]

Netherlands, Barendrecht, Greek Wines.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Greek Wines, The Netherlands was initiated by Martin van der Heiden (ex banker) five years ago because of his admiration for the quality and uniqueness of Greek wines. In those five years he established a steadily growing interest in Greek wines from restaurant owners and sommeliers. Martin's customers are mainly non-Greek restaurant owners in the middle […]