Posts tagged with ‘Sitia’

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Economou Domaine, Sitia, Crete.

by Cornelius Wesseling

More on Sitia, Crete. Excerpt about Domaine Economou from ” The Wines of Greece”, by Konstantinos Lazarakis MW: “Yiannis Economou is one of the best and most underestimated winemakers in Greece. His CV is impressive, with an oenology degree from Alba, cellar work in Germany and Bordeaux (CHATEAU MARGAUX and the difficult 1993 vintage) as […]

Toplou Monastery, Lasithi, Crete.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Lasithi, Crete. The Holy Monastery of Panagia Akrotiriani and Agiou Ioanni Theologou TOPLOU of Sitia was built during the 14th century and has ever since been active in the social and viti-vinicultural history of the area. Vines and olive trees are grown organicly producing wine, olive oil and tsikoudia, which are bottled and distributed […]