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Cypriot Treasure - Tsiakkas Winery

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Exciting visit to Tsiakkas Winery today - excellent tasting at the highest vineyard on the island... over 1000 meters. The vineyards snake around the steep slopes on terraces. Excellent range and always innovating. Tziakkas Xynisteri was recently served at the launch of the 8th Edition of the World Atlas of Wine in New York at Jancis and Hugh's request. Tsiakkas Xynisteri, Pitsilia, Cyprus

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Elegant Greek Reds: Agiorgitiko, Xinomavro and beyond

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Lovely article by Yiannis Karakasis, Master of Wine, on his website about Elegant Greek Reds including a couple of our favourites. Yiannis website is terrific, and a fantastic resource for wine-lovers.  Tetramythos Agiorgitiko Organic, PGI Peloponnese, Greece 2016 - High altitude Agiorgitiko, fresh and full of cheries and red fruit Thymiopoulos, Alta, PDO Naoussa, Macedonia, Greece 2016 - A new wine from the highest vineyards in Naoussa, rich and polished Xinomavro. Read the Full Article

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Decanter Panel Tasting - Value Douro Reds, Quinta do Vallado Douro Tinto 92/100

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Our Vallado Douro Red 2017 came Highly Recommended (92/100) in the July 2019 Decanter Panel Tasting of Value Douro Reds - "Emphatic florals on the nose - violet and damask rose..." Quinta do Vallado Douro Tinto, Douro, Portugal £14.99  Read the Article (Premium)

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Alternatives to Red Burgundy - Red Wines you should try

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Hi, Lovers of red burgundy are increasingly frustrated by the scarcity and eyewatering pricing of the wines. There is no doubt that Burgundy produces some of the most magical and sought-after wines in the world, but as wine standards rise around the global, it’s time to cast the net a bit wider for wine lovers. There are number of alternative quality sources for the Pinot Noir grape, and wines from other grapes that have some of the magic of great red burgundy. We’ve pulled together some examples of great wines in a red burgundy style at much more attractive price...

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Kir Yianni Wines in the Telegraph

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There was a nice write up of Kir Yianni's wines by Victoria Moore, focusing on their Xinomavros, in the Telegraph. We stock a lovely selection of their fabulous wines:  Kir Yianni Mountain Assyrtiko, Macedonia, Greece Kir Yianni Paranga Roditis Malagouzia, Macedonia, Greece Kir Yianni Paranga Merlot Xinomavro Syrah, Macedonia, Greece Kir Yianni Kali Riza Xinomavro Vieilles Vignes PDO Amyndeon, Macedonia, Greece Kir Yianni Dyo Elies Syrah Merlot Xinomavro, Macedonia, Greece Kir Yianni Ramnista, Naoussa, Xinomavro, Macedonia, Greece Read the Full Article

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