Another Bite: Xinomavro Wine and a Recipe from Northern Greece – Shaking up our palates

For the festive season: a post about Xinomavro, the fine and complex red wine of Northern Greece - plus a recipe for finger food to suit it.

It's a shame that Greece has been tarred with the retsina brush for so long. While it may not yet have achieved the Olympian heights to which it aspires, Greek wine has unquestionably embraced modern tastes, with refreshing whites and fine reds produced from expressive indigenous grape varieties such as xinomavro, agiorgitiko, liatiko and mavrotragano.

Greek wine has embraced modern tastes

It's a shame that Greece has been tarred with the retsina brush for so long. While it may not yet have achieved the Olympian heights to which it aspires, Greek wine has unquestionably embraced modern tastes, with refreshing whites and fine reds produced from expressive indigenous grape varieties such as xinomavro, agiorgitiko, liatiko and mavrotragano.

Der Wein XINOMAVRO („saurer Schwarzer“) von NAOUSSA g.U. wird ausschließlich aus der Sorte Xinomavro erzeugt, einer roten Traubensorte, die sich dem besonderen Gebirgsklima von Naoussa angepasst hat, wo sie zur vollendeten Reife gelangt.

Der Wein XINOMAVRO („saurer Schwarzer“) von NAOUSSA g.U. wird ausschließlich aus der Sorte Xinomavro erzeugt, einer roten Traubensorte, die sich dem besonderen Gebirgsklima von Naoussa angepasst hat, wo sie zur vollendeten Reife gelangt.

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