Tag Archives: Greek wine

• “a woman walks into a bar…” It’s all Greek (wine) to me!

“a woman walks into a bar…” It’s all Greek (wine) to me!

The Greeks rolled into town this week – not in a Trojan horse though that would have been okay had it been filled with wine. They were on their last leg of a wine promotional tour of the U.S. and we were the lucky recipients of their promotional largesse. Having had wine in Greece, lo, […]

• Archeologist dig turns up wine cellar from 1700 B.C.

Archeologist dig turns up wine cellar from 1700 B.C.

Digging this summer at the ruins of a 1700 B.C. Canaanite palace in northern Israel, archaeologists struck wine. Near the banquet hall where rulers of a Middle Bronze Age city-state and their guests feasted, a team of U.S. and Israeli researchers broke through to a storage room holding the remains of 40 large ceramic jars. […]

2010’s Top Ten Most Popular Restaurant Wine List Brands

2010’s Top Ten Most Popular Restaurant Wine List Brands

NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —Wine & Spirits magazine releases the results of its 22nd Annual Restaurant Poll today, reporting on the most popular wines in America’s top restaurants for the fourth quarter of 2010. Sommeliers commented that their high-end clients were spending more generously, specifically on the classics rather than the cult wines. […]

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• Modern Greek Wines

Modern Greek Wines

A tour of Greek wineries proves that the country has moved well beyond Retsina. “Modern Greek wines are terrific! They couldn’t be further from the taverna plonk that still floods the (non-Greek) collective imagination, a connection that’s as hard for the country to shake as those resilient straw-covered Chianti flasks are for Italy. I recently […]