“Pour some water in your wine”. Why did ancient Greeks dilute their wine and what does the expression mean?

“Pour some water in your wine”, the Greeks usually say when found in an unpleasant situation where someone has to give in, compromise or forget some misunderstanding that led to a quarrel with…


Wine Glossary

How many times have you heard about the “nose” of a wine or its tannins and aftertaste? How about friends who taste a wine and talk about acidity, depth and maturation? If all this sounds strange to…


Xinisteri at a glance

Xinisteri is one of the most characteristic indigenous varieties of Cyprus and the most cultivated. It is a white, versatile variety that can be combined with other varieties and produces…