@TQThomas profiles Boutari in @WineandSpirits Buying Guide
“This is the seventh year in a row Boutari has earned Winery of the Year honors, and the 17th time overall,” writes leading wine writer and Greek wine expert Tara Thomas in the 27th annual Wine and Spirits buying guide.
“It’s an impressive showing for any winery, but perhaps particularly impressive in Greece. When we launched these awards in the 1980s, the Greek wine revolution was just beginning; the country was largely producing a sea of plonk. The scenario on Santorini — an island famed for its wine even in antiquity — was dire, with vineyards being dug up daily to make way for hotels…”Boutari