Episode #313 – A Historic End to Our Greek Wine Odyssey

In the final days of our journey across the wine countries of Northern Greece, we have the rare opportunity to spend some quality time talking about the extraordinary growth of the Greek wine business as well as the historic economic crisis that is coming to a head as we bask in the sunshine on a beach in Porto Carras.

David with Yliana Stengou, Popi Golfi and winemaker from Domaine Porto Carras
David with Yliana Stengou, Popi Golfi and winemaker from Domaine Porto Carras

Join David and his distinguished hosts at one of Europe’s largest resort and vineyard properties.  There is laughter as well as an underlying sense of uncertainty as the discussion of ancient Greek wine varietals provides a welcome diversion on the eve of a historic vote that has all eyes on Greece.

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Christos and Nicoletta Taralas of Tarala’s Family Organic Vineyards in Naoussa, Greece

Then, a special bonus segment that takes place in a remote vineyard where a most inventive picnic provided by family vintners in Naoussa, Greece demonstrates that grapes aren’t the only thing in a vineyard you can enjoy with dinner.

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