Venice: not so hidden secret

Restaurant review By Panos Kakaviatos in Venice  11 December 2017 Browsing through wine oriented Facebook posts you are bound to see boastful images of ultra expensive wines. “Just check out the great, very expensive wines I have been drinking,” etc… Well, it is great to drink loads of great, expensive wine. But while in Venice […]

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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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