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I’ve never done anything except sell and make wine, so I don’t know if people in other professions are the same way, but generally speaking, people in the wine business are completely preoccupied…

I’ve never done anything except sell and make wine, so I don’t know if people in other professions are the same way, but generally speaking, people in the wine business are completely preoccupied…

Estate Argyros Assyrtiko, Santorini, Greece. Most of us can’t get to Santorini. But we can drink like we can. Dry, bright, minerally bracing, Assyrtiko is like a serious vacation (like, when you really need to vacate) in a bottle. Oak balances the brightness, leaving you with a slightly creamy, slightly saline sip as you picture yourself jumping off your giant, giant yacht.

Estate Argyros Assyrtiko, Santorini, Greece. Most of us can’t get to Santorini. But we can drink like we can. Dry, bright, minerally bracing, Assyrtiko is like a serious vacation (like, when you really need to vacate) in a bottle. Oak balances the brightness, leaving you with a slightly creamy, slightly saline sip as you picture yourself jumping off your giant, giant yacht.

assyrtiko-label

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Assyrtiko 2013 (dry white) www.lyrarakis.com

Assyrtiko 2013 (dry white) www.lyrarakis.com

Santo Wines, Santorini Assyrtiko http://www.gdesignstudio.gr/projects/santo-wines

Santo Wines, Santorini Assyrtiko http://www.gdesignstudio.gr/projects/santo-wines

Boutari 2010 Santorini Assyrtiko "...rich, luscious, with lots of juicy apple notes..."

Boutari 2010 Santorini Assyrtiko "...rich, luscious, with lots of juicy apple notes..."

If you've never tasted the Assyrtiko-based white wines that hail from the idyllic Greek island of Santorini, you may be surprised at how they rival Rosé for happy hot-weather sipping.

If you've never tasted the Assyrtiko-based white wines that hail from the idyllic Greek island of Santorini, you may be surprised at how they rival Rosé for happy hot-weather sipping.

To try... Your Next Lesson: Santorini Assyrtiko - The New York Times

To try... Your Next Lesson: Santorini Assyrtiko - The New York Times

2012 Sigalas "Aa" (Assyrtiko/Athiri) Santorini wine vinos maximum vinho

2012 Sigalas "Aa" (Assyrtiko/Athiri) Santorini wine vinos maximum vinho

07/23/2015: #GoGreek! #ThirstyThursday #wine deal: @SantoWinery #Assyrtiko 2013. @WineSpectator 91 $13.95 http://www.empirewine.com/wine/santo-wines-assyritko-2013/ From @WineSpectator: "Intense golden raisin, tarragon and grapefruit flavors give this white good cut. Very minerally in the mid palate, with a luscious finish that combines candied mint and dried mango flavor. Exotic and richly spiced. Drink now through 2020. 40,000 cases made."

07/23/2015: #GoGreek! #ThirstyThursday #wine deal: @SantoWinery #Assyrtiko 2013. @WineSpectator 91 $13.95 http://www.empirewine.com/wine/santo-wines-assyritko-2013/ From @WineSpectator: "Intense golden raisin, tarragon and grapefruit flavors give this white good cut. Very minerally in the mid palate, with a luscious finish that combines candied mint and dried mango flavor. Exotic and richly spiced. Drink now through 2020. 40,000 cases made."