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Wine events

I thought I would post a few unique upcoming wine events you might be interested in. First and foremost, if you haven’t already take a moment and subscribe to The Juice a weekly newsletter of wine events in your area. … Continue reading

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Boutari Naoussa Xinomavro 2015

My regular readers know I’ve been exploring greek wines recently after I was blown away by a Ki-Yianni Diaporos. This particular one is garnet in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine has an interesting almost … Continue reading

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2015 Kir Yianni Paranga Red Vdp Macedonia

This is another of the Greek wines, I chose this one again because of the grape. The wine is Merlot (50%), Xinomavro (25%), Syrah (25%). Inky dark in color with nice mild black berry and wood nose. On the mid … Continue reading

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Tsantali Reserve Rapsani 2013

I recognized the Xinomavro grape from a previous Greek red I loved. Dark in color with a mild black cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with lovely black cherries coming through. On the medium length … Continue reading

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KIR YIANNI DIAPOROS 2013 (mini review)

I stopped by Group Kolonaki’s booth at the Gourmet Food and wine Expo recently to learn about Greek wines. And this particular wine ended up being one of my favorites of the evening. I have to admit to not knowing … Continue reading

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DOM HATZIMICHALIS CAB SAV

Stopped by Penelope’s last night for a greek meal before TIFF. When in a Greek restaurant, drink Greek. So this time we chose this wine. It’s dark in the glass and mild on the nose. On the mid pallet there … Continue reading

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BOUTARI MOSCHOFILERO 2007

When in a Greek restaurant, try a wine from Greece! So we asked for a suggestion. My wine knowledge of Greece is pretty light. We were at Kalamata and our waitress recommened this one so we gave it a try. … Continue reading

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Bacchus Update

Not only is Bacchus the Greek god of wine and a nice German hybrid grape, but he is also a cute as a button puppy (picture provided as proof). I am sipping on a 2008 Private Reserve Pinot Gris from … Continue reading

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Eating in Paris, part 4

Nothing is sadder then rounding up a trip in Paris, but really vacations are no more then escapes from everyday life and, after all, reality awaits everyone eventually. Here are a few more eating ideas in Paris that will suit … Continue reading

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