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New organic wines from Greece: dare to try?

I have been reviewing one Greek organic earlier on, and it appeared in my TOP Organic wine list, but I haven’t seen many of this sort on the supermarket or specialist retailer shelves. To be honest with you, I haven’t really expected or was thriving to learn more about Greek wines specifically. Why? Well, in…

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Organic Tsantali Cabernet Sauvignon Greece

Tsantali 2011, Cabernet Sauvignon, Greece

The full name of the wine is Organiki Tsantali, Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Greece and I sourced it from Waitrose. The label says it all – it is organic, Greek and made from Cabernet Sauvignon (which is somewhat unusual as they normally prefer to work with the local varieties). The flavours are recognisable and full of black fruit, hints…

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Red wine and a fish course to match – a problem or a treat?

I kick off this ‘What if it works’ section with something not particularly shocking, but still quite controversial and definitely one of the most talked about issues in matching food and wine. Will you serve red wine with fish courses? After reading a few books on Mediterranean diet, I am increasingly interested in incorporating more…

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