Cyclades log: Tinos

Windswept island, great food, superb winery By Panos Kakaviatos for wine-chronicles.com 11 September 2019 After several hours cruising from the port of Piraeus near Athens, I arrived to the gusty environment on Tinos Island, whose barren and hilly landscape seems perfect for dystopian cinema. Its beauty is evident from the many windmills and over 50 villages, […]

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Déjà Vu: Fine cuisine and wine in Athens

With Thanasis Vassilenas

Vassilenas Restaurant 7 October 2017 By Panos Kakaviatos for Wine-Chronicles You know you are in a fine Greek restaurant when the Taramosalata rivals – Heaven Forbid – your Greek mother’s prized recipe. At Vassilenas Restaurant in Athens, I savored just such a smooth texture, purity of salty roe, accentuated by seamlessly blended lemon. Very thin […]

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