Posts tagged with ‘sigalas’

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Best ten Greek dry white wines of indigenous grapes.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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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 […]

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, 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. […]

Sigalas Domaine, Oia, Santorini.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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more on Oia, Santorini. The history. The company was founded in 1991, under the name SIGALAS WINERY Ltd. The winery was initially located in the traditional canava of the Sigalas family. In 1998, a new production, bottling and aging facility was constructed, located in a privately owned area. Since then, and after continuous investment in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Greek Islands wine: Part 1. South Aegean

by Cornelius Wesseling
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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 […]