Greek wines

Old May 8th, 2000, 06:14 AM
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bobbie
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Greek wines

Can you recommend white wines to drink in Greece. I like California chardonnay and remember trying restina years ago and hating it. If you've been to Greece and can recommend something I'd appreciate it.
 
Old May 8th, 2000, 12:32 PM
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I can't recommend a particular brand, but only a proportion of Greek white is made as retsina. This should be clearly marked and easy to avoid, other Greek whites shouldn't have the pine resin taste. I doubt you'll find anything quite like a Californian chardonnay but you might have some fun trying.
 
Old May 8th, 2000, 02:12 PM
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Bill Barr
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bobbie

I've used the following site before and suggest you have a look:-

http://www.greekwine.gr/

Bill

 
Old May 8th, 2000, 02:25 PM
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My standard Greek white wine is St. Helena's [or Helens] been a while.
 
Old May 8th, 2000, 02:40 PM
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The other popular one that is exported quite a bit is Demestica
 
Old May 9th, 2000, 07:44 PM
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I also liked the Demestica (Domestica?) wine in Greece - rather light and not expensive. You should also try the ouzo at least once if you haven't already.
 

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