10 Greek Whites for Winter

We promise these golden pours will blast away your winter blues.

Winter’s icy grip is a reality, but imagine more balmy climes (and drink-related wines) for an easy escape from seasonal woe. Deep blue Aegean seas, sun-drenched vineyards, a vinous repast overlooking the caldera of Santorini got your attention? Enjoy these delicious, affordable white Greek pours for a taste of a kinder season, and pair them with virtually anything on your table. Their versatility is part of what makes them sommeliers’ darlings.

Argyros 2013 Estate Assyrtico (Santorini); $35, 91 points.

Boutari 2013 Moschofilero (Mantinia); $16, 90 points.

Domaine Costa Lazaridi 2013 Château Julia Assyrtiko (Drama); $18, 88 points.

Domaine Sigalas 2013 Assyrtico (Santorini); $25, 90 points.

Gaia Wines 2013 Thalassitis Assyrtico (Santorini); $29, 88 points.

My Big Fat Greek Wine 2012 Dry White Moschofilero (Peloponnese); $15, 88 points.

Nasiakos 2012 Moschofilero (Mantinia); $16, 89 points.

Santo Wines 2010 Reserve Assyrtico (Santorini); $24, 89 points.

Spiropoulos 2013 Made with Organic Grapes Moschofilero (Mantinia); $17, 90 points.

Voyatzis 2013 Kyklos Moschofilero (Peloponnese); $12, 88 points.

Published on January 6, 2015
Topics: Global Guides, Wine Recommendations, Wine Trends
About the Author
Susan Kostrzewa
Executive Editor

Reviews wines from Greece and Cyprus.

Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa joined Wine Enthusiast in 2006, when she moved from Sonoma, California, to Manhattan. Kostrzewa has written and edited wine, food and travel stories for the past 14 years, and oversees all editorial direction of Wine Enthusiast Magazine and WineMag.com, in addition to the tasting programs. Kostrzewa co-edited the Wine Enthusiast Wine & Food Pairings book and has co-authored numerous books on wine and travel in her career. Email: skostrze@wineenthusiast.net




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