Assyrtiko Variety

June 1, 2018
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Santorini 2016 by Artemis Karamolegos Winery wins one of the prestigious “Best in Show” medals at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2018!

Upon the conclusion of the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2018 competition, the list of the wines that won one of the coveted “Best in Show” […]
March 3, 2018
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Assyrtiko by Gaia Wild Ferment 2016

A different approach to Assyrtiko and Santorini, that manages to combine a complex winemaking methodology with the “elements of nature”.
December 5, 2017
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2 exciting new releases from Domaine Hatzimichalis!

Domaine Hatzimichalis in Atalanti, Central Greece, has unveiled its latest two wines that feature new varietal blends as well as distinctive white bottles. The 2 new […]
October 15, 2017
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Harvest 2017: Ktima Gerovassiliou

As Vintage 2017 has concluded, the wine-making team at Ktima Gerovassiliou in Epanomi, Northern Greece, seem very happy with the results. When we asked them for […]
August 28, 2017
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Harvest 2017: Ktima Kokotou

Things are looking great in the vineyards of Stamata, up in the Northern Suburbs of Athens, where Ktima Kokotou is located, as owner Anne Kokotos and […]
August 11, 2017
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In memoriam: Haridimos Hatzidakis

The world of Greek wine is in mourning, following the passing of winemaker Haridimos Hatzidakis. A universally liked and respected winemaker, he was known and admired […]
August 6, 2017
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Monolithos Rosé 2016, Domaine Bairaktaris

The unusual “marriage” of two very different grape varieties, Agiorgitiko and Assyrtiko, is an experiment that definitely paid off. The result is a very elegant rosé wine with a nose that oozes fresh aromas of forest fruits and sweet spices, while the palate is crisp, with pronounced acidity.
August 6, 2017
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Thema 2016, Ktima Pavlidis

One of the best-selling white wines in the Greek market that owes its success and reputation to an inspired blend, executed flawlessly. Assyrtiko is perfectly adapted in the stony terroir of Drama, while Sauvignon Blanc contributes beautiful citrusy aromas and much-needed finesse.
July 10, 2017
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BREAKING NEWS: Assyrtiko shines at Decanter “Expert’s Choice” Tasting!

“There really isn’t anything like Santorini Assyrtiko“, argues Joanna Simon in her article “Greek Assyrtiko“, in the latest issue of Decanter Magazine (August 2017). “If ever […]
June 13, 2017
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Santorini “on the rocks”

Taken at Elatos Health Resort in Mt. Parnassos, January 2017 (Ted Lelekas)