Petra Kir-Yianni

It’s been brought to my attention (Thanks Bill!) that most people haven’t a clue what I’m talking about when I mention Kir-Yianni in the next post. So here’s my take on the grape. It’s not common – you’ll need a good wine store with a broad international selection, probably near a Greek neighbourhood. On the… Continue reading Petra Kir-Yianni

Greek Gifts

I was feeling all zorba-esque this week, so I bought three Greek wines to try. If you’re thinking retsina, you probably have bad memories of a party long long ago involving inappropriate behaviour. No one who actually likes wine, likes retsina. Near as I can tell, the popularity of retsina stems from a) smoking so… Continue reading Greek Gifts