Santorini, Assyrtiko and learning from the genius, Haridimos Hatzidakis. A conversation with Stella Papadimitriou, Chief Oenologist, Hatzidakis wines

Hatzidakis wines with Winemaker Stella Papadimitriou

For the lover of Greek wines, no introduction is needed for the wines of Santorini. For those who have yet to try any wines from this beautiful Aegean Island, you should!

Topic: Santorini, Assyrtiko and learning from the genius, Haridimos Hatzidakis. A conversation with Stella Papadimitriou, Chief Oenologist, Hatzidakis wines
Time: Thursday 23rd July 7pm UK time, 9pm Greece time

Naoussa in Northern Greece the kingdom of Xinomavro

Naoussa in Northern Greece is the kingdom of Xinomavro. This grape, grown all over northern Greece, finds its best expression here, in the hills surrounding Naoussa city. Nestling in the shadow of Mount Vermio, the 400 hectares of vineyards are scattered in small plots on an area the size of the entire Saint Emilion and Haut Medoc combined. According to Stelios Boutaris, owner and winemaker at Kir-Yianni, one of the leading producers in the region, the Naoussa vineyards resemble the Burgundy plantings, vineyards, carefully selected to best suit Xinomavero , rather than the Bordeaux vineyards of big plots that carpet the landscape.

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