Archive for August 2009

Athens continues to burn but no damage to wineries yet

August 24, 2009

Our hearts go out to all victims of the Athens fires and to all those who have been displaced because of the calamity.

According to the blog Elloinos, no wineries have reported significant damage yet, even thought harvest has begun in some parts of Greece.

See also this report at the BBC website.

Boutari Moschofilero recommended by Food & Wine Magazine

August 5, 2009

psilakis“Pairing Suggestion: The Greek white grape variety Moschofilero’s floral, spicy aroma and crisp texture are wonderful with these tangy-sweet scallops. Anthos, Michael Psilakis’s restaurant, occasionally serves the melony bottling from Boutari by the glass (2006 is the current vintage).” Food & Wine Magazine’s pairing suggestion for celebrity chef Michael Psilakis’s “Greek Grilled Scallop Sandwich.” Check out the recipe here.

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