Give retsina a second chance


See also this video interview with Julia published today. 

Retsina probably isn't on your list of must-have or must-taste wines, it might even be on the must-avoid list if you drank some of the rough stuff during a holiday in Greece. But I'd like to ask you to give it another chance, if you haven't already. 

At tastings of Greek wines over the last few years, I have tasted a few of these resin-infused wines, either out of pure curiosity or because the winemaker pouring his or her wines has persuaded me to do so. I've been surprised at just...