Modern Greek – worth learning


See too Greece-ing the wheels of recovery, also published today. 

Jancis writes I can’t stress enough how good Greek wines are today. They have a sophistication and interest level that lifts them above their neighbours. Greek wine’s diversity is helped enormously by its rich heritage of indigenous grape varieties. When we wrote Wine Grapes in 2012 and listed at the beginning all of the 1,368 varieties detailed therein by country of origin, Greece featured much more prominently than one would expect in view of the amount of wine it produces. Greece has barely a tenth as much land under...