Discover the authentic taste of SantoriniDiscover the authentic taste of Santorini

09 Jun, 2022

For the vineyard of Santorini thousands of pages and reviews have been written worldwide. We summarize them as follows: The vineyard of Santorini makes us proud, a unique terroir, the only one in Greece that has not experienced phylloxera and remained untouched. The wines of Santorini cannot be compared to any other wine in Greece or Europe because they are unique. And this uniqueness is defined by the volcanic soil and the climate that leads to low yields. Vines in Santorini trained into the traditional basket shape.The most important white variety of the island is Assyrtiko and to a lesser...
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Oblivio and rebirth of an ancient grape variety
Oblivio and rebirth of an ancient grape variety

06 Jun, 2022

The Timorasso, grape variety Piedmont is a traditionally “red” region, just over 60% of the wine produced there is indeed red. White wine, in constant growth until 2017 when it reached 46% of the wine produced in the region, has experienced a decline in recent years which has brought it, in 2020, to 39% of total production. The most widespread white grape variety is Moscato, followed by Barbera and which, with approximately 10,000 hectares, represents around 22% of the regional vineyard. Cortese, being the fifth most cultivated grape variety in the region, occupies a good position, with 2,600 hectares of...
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Asolo Prosecco DOCG, discover  a miraculous grape variety
Asolo Prosecco DOCG, discover a miraculous grape variety

30 May, 2022

Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg has a tradition of making you discover at each edition the particularities of a country and its vineyard. This year, Italy is in the spotlight. There would be so much to say! They have decided to offer you a mosaic of Italian wine news thanks to the collaboration of our transalpine expert judges, like Annie Martin-Stefanatto, international jugde and Chevalier du Tastevin We invite you to a journey to the heart of Asolo Prosecco DOCG, to discover a miraculous grape variety and know more about the profession and association of “enotecari”. Dai, andiamoCi ! Eighty...
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Venetsanos Winery & Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg 2022, the ideal pairing
Venetsanos Winery & Mondial des Vins Blancs Strasbourg 2022, the ideal pairing

27 May, 2022

The vineyard of Santorini makes us proud, a unique terroir, the only one in Greece that has not experienced phylloxera and remained untouched. The wines of Santorini cannot be compared to any other wine in Greece or Europe because they are unique. And this uniqueness is defined by the volcanic soil and the climate that leads to low yields. Vines in Santorini trained into the traditional basket shape.The most important white variety of the island is Assyrtiko and to a lesser extent, Aidani and Athiri. Of the red varieties, we can find Mandilaria.The tourist value of Santorini is known to...
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Venetsanos Winery & Feminalise 2022, the ideal pairing
Venetsanos Winery & Feminalise 2022, the ideal pairing

05 Apr, 2022

The vineyard of Santorini makes us proud, a unique terroir, the only one in Greece that has not experienced phylloxera and remained untouched. The wines of Santorini cannot be compared to any other wine in Greece or Europe because they are unique. And this uniqueness is defined by the volcanic soil and the climate that leads to low yields. Vines in Santorini trained into the traditional basket shape.The most important white variety of the island is Assyrtiko and to a lesser extent, Aidani and Athiri. Of the red varieties, we can find Mandilaria. The tourist value of Santorini is known...
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Lenga in Paris, participating in Feminalise 2022
Lenga in Paris, participating in Feminalise 2022

04 Apr, 2022

A Greek lady in Paris and in this case a Lenga in the French capital for the Feminalise world competition. Or maybe a Lenga in duplicate?The boutique Avantis Estate from Evia island, Greece, participates in a unique competition. The Concours Mondial des Féminalise, the world's largest competition for wines/sake/spirits tasted exclusively by women. Let's meet the 2 wines Lenga and Lenga Pink. Lenga, Gewurztraminer 100% Growing in Greece a famous variety that thrives in Alsace could be a risky business.But the winemaker Apostolos Mountrichas persistence and absolute acclimatization of the variety in Evia has been giving miraculous results since 2007....
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9 and 1 tips for a successful tasting at Oenorama 2022
9 and 1 tips for a successful tasting at Oenorama 2022

11 Mar, 2022

After two years of absence, the official rendezvous of the wine industry will take place tomorrow Saturday 12 to Monday 14 March 2022 at the Zappeion Hall. It is certainly a great pleasure to meet wine producers, wine lovers and other professionals of the sector. Over the years of attending Oenorama, we have gathered in a few tips that will make the tasting experience unforgettable. Always following the strict sanitary protocols of the organizers. Read here the 9+1 tips: 1. Take the time to navigate the website.2. Get your ticket online via (viva.gr) by selecting a time period.3. Make a...
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Wine Paris Vinexpo, the tasty path
Wine Paris Vinexpo, the tasty path

16 Feb, 2022

DISCOVER  A SELECTION OF MUST-TRY VENUES TO CONTINUE THE EXPERIENCE ACROSS THE CAPITAL Let wine set the tempo over the three-day event with some wonderful surprises concocted by talented chefs, restaurateurs and sommeliers. 80 bars and restaurants for a great food & drink experience  Read here the  tasty selection: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yD-yZdy-JmtaJR1xxZ1ibxPqPifyp_2F/view?usp=sharing  Βon appétit
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Share the love with friends this Valentine's Day
Share the love with friends this Valentine's Day

13 Feb, 2022

2022-14 February Marinos Skolarikos Founder Saint Valentine was a 3rd-century Roman saint, commemorated in Western Christianity on February 14 and in Eastern Orthodoxy on July 6. From the Middle ages , his Saints' Day has been associated with a tradition of courtly of love. He is also a patron saint of Terni. Saint Valentine was a clergyman – either a priest or a bishop – in the Roman Empire who ministered to persecuted Christians. He was martyred and his body buried at a Christian cemetery on the Via Flaminia on February 14, which has been observed as the Feast(Saint Valentine's...
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The exotic wines from Tahiti
The exotic wines from Tahiti

28 Jan, 2022

Τhe occasion for this article was the presentation by OIV, through a webinar series entitled "Journeys around vine". Let's meet the exceptional winery "Vin de Tahiti" The creation of a vineyard in French Polynesia required many years of prior research. To succeed in developing an exceptional wine, our estate develops a know-how associated with techniques adapted to polynesian soil. The wines are therefore harvested, vinified and aged at the estate, according to the principles of requirement that govern all our production. Their freshness is undoubtedly what characterizes the wines of Tahiti as well as their breathtaking aroma. Today the Rangiroa...
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How to choose the perfect wine in 4 simple steps
How to choose the perfect wine in 4 simple steps

13 Jan, 2022

You don’t have to be a sommelier to choose the perfect wine – what matters is knowing how to ask the right questions. Yes, it’s all a question of ‘back and forth’ with yourself. Here, then, are the four essential questions to choose the right wine at the right time. Who will I drink the wine in question with? A decisive factor when choosing wine is the context of an evening, and even more so the company, which can vary considerably – just think of a business meeting or a dinner for two. In these two very antithetical cases, the...
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7 popular all-weather varieties of the Greek vineyard. Part A
7 popular all-weather varieties of the Greek vineyard. Part A

23 Dec, 2021

A question our friends usually ask is which white wine we think is the best. In order to avoid the quibble, we answer "the one you like", as taste is a subjective thing. However, the conversation changes if the word gastronomy pairing to wine and indeed the excellent gastronomy of Chalkidiki Meet the winery "Akrathos" from Halkidiki.In the birthplace of Aristotle and 'Akanthian wine', on the eastern slopes of Cholomontas, opposite Mount Athos and the Gulf of Sighiso, are the organic vineyards planted with Greek varieties. At altitudes ranging from 550 to 700 metres, the vineyards receive the beneficial influence...
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Clos d' Ora, the premium grand cru of Languedoc
Clos d' Ora, the premium grand cru of Languedoc

06 Dec, 2021

December 6 Marinos Skolarikos Founder As we enter the first days of December we will present some of the best wines we tasted in 2021. We start today with Clos D'Ora. The powerful and elegand wine of Gerard Bertrand. In 1997, Gérard Bertrand had a dream, which came true in 2012 with the first vintage from the Clos d'Ora vineyards, after 15 years of reflection and preparation. This exceptional place is located precisely on a geological fault between limestone and marl soils, a unique contact area. This transgenerational wine symbolizes a link between the kingdoms of the mineral, the vegetable,...
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New Gift Boxes from Gerard Bertrand
New Gift Boxes from Gerard Bertrand

30 Oct, 2021

New selections to celebrate the end of the year 2021! A wine box is surely the best way to delight to any winelover of fine wine.With the selection of Gérard Bertrand gift boxes, you can be sure to give a quality wine, made from organic and biodynamic vineyards that respect the environment. The premium Languedoc wine boxes will allow you to choose the perfect gift, whether it's for a special occasion, Christmas, a birthday, Father's Day or Mother's Day. Here you will find a wide choice of wines to offer (red, white, rosé, clairette, etc.) and different appellations (La Clape,...
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Château la Sauvageonne, grand vin 2019
Château la Sauvageonne, grand vin 2019

28 Oct, 2021

Marinos Skolarikos 2021-10-28 Founder The Sauvageonne is a daughter of fire, just like the dreams of the former owner, with a fiery temperament, who developed this estate. The climate is extreme, with days set ablaze by the sun and nights cooled by the altitude (150-350 metres) and the fresh air of the Larzac. The landscapes are marked with the seal of schist and volcanic soil (Ruffes), emblematic of the appellation near the Lac du Salagou, a tribute to human genius, an ode to beauty and biodiversity. The Château la Sauvageonne is a legendary winemaking estate, where optimal sun exposure, perfect...
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 Vinitaly Special Edition 2021
Vinitaly Special Edition 2021

16 Oct, 2021

VINITALY SPECIAL EDITION: STRATEGIC EVENT FOR CONSOLIDATING GROWTH IN THE SECTOR PROFILED INCOMING BUYERS FROM 35 COUNTRIES ALONGSIDE DOMESTIC MARKET OPERATORS. IN CONJUNCTION WITH ENOLITECH, SOL&AGRIFOOD AND WINE2WINE BUSINESS FORUM Three days of business and services to boost the recovery of the sector on the main target markets and analyse the future of Italian wine even in the light of new purchasing and consumption trends. Vinitaly Special Edition - the third event attended in person this year organised by the leading international trade fair brand - is scheduled at Veronafiere 17-19 October. The Show was presented today at Palazzo Balbi,...
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Clos Du Temple 2019 , Gerard Bertrand
Clos Du Temple 2019 , Gerard Bertrand

10 Jul, 2021

Marinos Skolarikos 2021-07-10 Founder Clos Du Temple 2019 , Gerard Bertrand Located at the heart of Languedoc in the south of France, Clos du Temple is produced in the historic terroir of Cabrières, the birthplace of rosé wines. The terroir owes its unique nature to its geological origins. The contact between the schist, limestone and the hilly terrain have created a complex network of groundwater circulation that enables an exceptional natural water supply for the vineyard, and the development of an extremely pure water source. Its altitude of 240 meters combined with its southern/south-western exposure help to produce a perfectly...
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Château Mouton Rothschild, the 1990 vintage
Château Mouton Rothschild, the 1990 vintage

12 May, 2021

Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac, 1er Cru Classé A bottle of 1990 Château Mouton Rothschild from Bordeaux's Pauillac appellation sent by our reader and winelover Mr. Nikos Boudouris, whom we thank warmly. Climatic Conditions The vegetation cycle started early following a mild winter. Budbreak took place between 7 and 17 March depending on the variety. Changeable weather in the spring – cold weather in March and April followed by high temperatures in May – caused early but slow flowering. Mid-flowering was observed on 21 May for the Merlot and Cabernet Franc and on 26 May for the Cabernet Sauvignon. June and...
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Kairos Cattin, the exceptional Cremant
Kairos Cattin, the exceptional Cremant

07 May, 2021

In 2020, The Cattin-Grands vins Cremant d΄ Alsace estate celebrates 300th anniversary. For the 300th anniversary of our wine estate, we had planned a lot of celebrations for you which had to be canceled or postponed to calmer times. But this artistic and oenological concept is one that cannot be stopped and today begins a story of time that will last no less than ... 14 years “Jacques Cattin Jr, says”. This time will be symbolized by this jeroboam-shaped work of art from Crémant, a special cuvée that has been called "Kairos", the name of the God of the right...
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Crémant d' Alsace Solera, Dopff Au Moulin
Crémant d' Alsace Solera, Dopff Au Moulin

03 May, 2021

A new Crémant is arriving at the end of the year 2020 within Dopff's big Family! This is an exceptional Crémant for which we have used the Soléra vinification technique. The Solera method consists in adding each year some of the Chardonnay wine with no sulfites of the new vintage in order to make up for the drawn wine for the bottling of nearly 2000 bottles.  
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