In this episode, we’re all about the flavors of Greece. We sit with Tara Q. Thomas, who tells us all we need to know about Greek wine, from her favorite producers to the evolution of the pine resin in retsina wines. Below are her recommendations:
Xinomavro from Naoussa:
Boutari Naoussa Grande Reserve Xinomavro
Kir-Yianni Naoussa Ramnista Xinomavro
Argatia Naoussa Xinomavro
Assyrtiko from the Mainland:
Alpha Estate Florina Ecosystem Agia Kyriaki Assyrtiko
Voyatzi Velvento Lefkotsiknias Assyrtiko
Nerantzi Serres Assyrtiko
Gai’a Retsina Ritinitis Nobilis
Domaine Papagiannakos Retsina
Tara Q. Thomas is the editor at large of Wine & Spirits magazine and is the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wine Basics. Check out her other recommendations for Greek wines here.
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