Greek profiles 4 – Alpha Estate, Amyndeon
20 Aug 2008 by Julia Harding MW
For an introduction to the northern Greek region of Macedonia, see The right road to northern Greece . Alpha Estate has made its mark very quickly on both sides of the Atlantic as well as in Greece. Indeed, the first two ‘experimental vintages’ were 2001 and 2002 and a few wines from these vintages were included in the tasting (see notes below) more for interest than for evaluation since they were made in a less than ideal winemaking environment. The new winery (pictured here) is designed to the last millimetre to be that ideal environment, to suit the fruit harvested and the wines they have in mind. There’s a...

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