Bypass Bordeaux and Discover the Indigenous Wines of Athens Instead

Athens has long been known for its history and gastronomic expertise, but the emerging importance of the local wine industry adds an exciting new dimension. Vintners are rediscovering indigenous grapes (like Assyrtiko, Moschofilero, Savatiano and Xinomavro), meaning that discerning wine connoisseurs are getting a whole lot more to sip than the usual international staples of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 

Tricia Conover

Tricia Conover, DipWSET,CSS, GrapeStone Concepts, is a wine and travel writer. Tricia, is WSET® Diploma of Wine, CSS Certified Spirits Specialist, and (C.W.P.) from the Culinary Institute of America, Greystone, Napa Valley. Tricia is the Contributing Wine and Travel Editor, PRiMEWomen Magazine. Tricia is a freelance writer for The SommJournal, The Clever Root, Signature Bride, FWT Magazine an...(Read More)

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