Somm Kit Page: It’s Greek To Me!

This might be the most exciting Somm Kit we have done all year. As we explain in the video, Greek wine is something that has intimidated us for years. The unpronounceable grapes and regions, the distinctive styles, and the fact that we’ve never been to Greece to experience it with boots on the ground. We aimed to solve that, and we have thanks to this Somm Kit. The wines of Greece are my new jam!

Let’s get to it!

 

Video: It's Greek to Me Somm Kit

More links for learning

Winesearcher articles on regions: Peloponnese, Crete, and Naoussa

If you’re looking for a good overview on the wines of Greece, here’s one for you from Wine Folly.

Here’s another from Wines of Greece.

Here’s a good map of Greek wine regions.

The Mediterranean Dish: Best Greek Recipes

Taste of Home: 90 Greek Recipes Everyone Will Love

Food and Wine: 7 Greek Varietals to Know

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Pronunciation is Tought, But Greek Wines are Great

The Buyer: Why Xinomavro has the X factor in Wine

When in Northeast Minneapolis, be sure to visit Gardens of Salonica! And we also dearly love The Naughty Greek.

Thanks again, everyone! Enjoy your wines!

Jason and Angela Kallsen
Co-owners, Twin Cities Wine Education

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