opa κρασί! Greek Wines at Domaine Costa Lazaridi

The end of year is approaching and I have saved the best for the last.  A tale of my epic  visit to Domaine Costa Lazaridi during my Summer trip to Greece. The first Greek Wine I tried  was from Costa Lazaridi My first stop in Athens instead of being the Acropolis it was Costa Lazaridi…

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Where to find Greek Wines in Astoria, New York?

Astoria is a diverse neighborhood with mostly European immigrant population. Particularly, the Greek population growed exponentially in the 1970s in the neighborhood, bringing a lot of Greek Dinners and Restaurants into Queens. Nowadays, with the economical crisis in Greece is propelling the immigration of Greeks into Astoria. The residents of this area we can not…

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Greek Wine and an authentic homemade greek food in Agia Paraskevi, Greece

While in Athens 🇬🇷 I enjoyed a white greek wine blend made out of Sauvignon Blanc and a greek grape Assyritiko ! It is very acid, light and crisp wine! Complete wine review to follow after vacation 🧡 Please see the fabulous pairing below:   Fresh seafood cooked to order at Thanasis Fish Tavern a family-owned…

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#WineReviews Amethystos Blanc 2017 #GreekWine

NAME: Amethystos Blanc 2016 VARIETAL: Sauvignon Blanc 85%, Assyrtiko 15% PRODUCER: Domaine Costa Lazaridi YEAR: 2016 COUNTRY:Greece REGION: Drama ALCOHOL: 13% TASTING NOTES 🥂✨ 👀  A subtle yellow color with pale yellow edge and hues of light green 👃  tropical fruits such as pineaple and peach stand out at first smell, after swirling lemon notes come…

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#WineReviews : IONOS by CAVINO a Greek White Wine

Tasting 📝 notes TYPE: White Wine VARIETAL: Muscat Blanc, Sideritis, Rhoditis YR: 2017 COUNTRY: Greece BODEGA: Cavino REGION: Achaia, Greece TASTING NOTES 🥂✨ Eyes 👀 pale yellow, bright, gold edge on the nose 👃 lemon 🍋 hints and grapefruit On the mouth 👅 First attempt light bodied, peach 🍑 flavors, second try fruity and lemon…

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