Posts tagged with ‘Thessaly’

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Apostolakis Winery, Magnesia, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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All about Magnesia, Thessaly. In the small village of Krokio in the prefecture of Magnesia, situated 30 kilometers south-east of the city of Volos , in the great bay of Pagasitikos, the Apostolakis family vineyard continues the long standing tradition of growing the finest chosen varieties of the region. The 10-acre vineyard is cultivated with […]

Tirnavos Coop. Winery, Tirnavos, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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All about Tirnavos, Thessaly. The AGRICULTURAL WINERY COOPERATIVE OF TIRNAVOS founded in 1961 by farmers in the region of Tirnavos with the intention to ensure the development and production of their goods. The upward trend followed from then on to all areas of activity, highlights it in one of the best cooperatives in the country. The […]

Vasdavanos Winery, Larissa, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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All about Larissa, Thessaly. The VASDAVANOS WINERY-DISTILLERY has been dealing with the production of wines and distillation ever since 1958. It is a family business that has shown incredible development in the production of high quality products through all these years. Located in an area with tradition vine-growing (Tyrnavos, Larissa) and with state of the […]

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. […]

Katsaros Domaine, Mount Olympus, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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more on Mount Olympus, Thessaly. Domaine Katsaros is a small family enterprise established in 1985 in the traditional vine country of Krania, Mount Olympus, in Northern Greece. Dr. Dimitrios Katsarós opened his winery above the village of Kraniá, Larissa in 1978. Dr. Katsarós pursues his devotion to winemaking with the full support of a talented family. […]

Dougos Winery, Larissa, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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more on Larissa, Thessaly. History. Dimitrios Dougos, a vine nursery owner in profession, initially started wine making as an amateur, driven by his passion for vineyards in 1983. He travelled extensively in V.Q.P.R.D areas and bought the best quality grapes, which he then used to make wine for his own use and that of friends. […]

Tsantali Rapsani, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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more on Rapsani, Mt. Olympus, Thessaly. Rapsani is a small town at the foothills of Mount Olympus, symbol of the Hellenic spirit and freedom, and cultural landmark of Hellenism. Thousands of mountaineers who reach the peak of Mt. Olympus, exhausted from the difficult ascent, have gazed at the wondrous surroundings from the same point from […]

2010 Domaine Katsaros Chardonnay

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Bright golden yellow. Great viscosity, almost syrupy. Rich and expressive aroma’s of lychee, mango, butterscotch and cedar. Concentrated warm flavors of vivid, exotic ripe fruit and mellow tannins. Voluptuous, smooth texture. Grea…

2007 Domaine Katsaros Merlot

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Deep dark red. Complex aromas of ripe cherry (amarena), prune and plum. Elegant notes of spices, cinnamon and vanilla. Voluptuous, lively flavors of dark fruits and attractive tannins. Fleshy, smooth texture. Endless (almost) fini…

2007 Domaine Katsaros Cabernet-Merlot

by Cornelius Wesseling

Tasted by GrapeRover. Deep dark ruby. Rich viscosity. Attractive bouquet of black currant, plum and elegant spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. Powerful, expressive round flavors of dark fruit, coffee and mellow tannins. Great lasting finish. Awesome qual…