My favourite Greek wines
4 Jul 2004 by JR
Well didn't the Greeks do well? Nick is still muttering that they didn't play good enough soccer to be worthy winners of Euro 2004 but I am absolutely thrilled that they won - partly because I am congenitally in favour of underdogs ( viz my enthusiasm for Riesling) and partly because we had three great days and nights in Athens last week so I was quite swept up with enthusiasm for this exciting and hugely distinctive country. During those days, and at an earlier extensive tasting in London of wines from a distinctly assorted group of producers, I managed to taste more than 150 current Greek wines. See wine news of 10 jul for an...

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