For the first time, we have a Wine For Normal People Patron on the show to share her passion and expertise!
This week is a follow-up to last week’s weedier podcast on Greece. This time, long time listener and friend, Lindsey Miller, joins as our first Patron guest, to talk about her passion for and knowledge of Greek wine. She helps bring this topic to life, giving us background on how she fell in love with Greece, got to know its wines, and developed some expertise on the subject.
Lindsey shares tips and tricks on how to get the best Greek wine, talks about the challenges for the country’s wines in English-speaking markets, and makes helpful suggestions on where to start – from a grape AND region perspective – with Greece.
I had so much fun with Lindsey and she did a great job “humanizing” the topic and getting me motivated to explore even more of Greece! Let’s raise a glass (of Greek wine) to her for being the first brave soul to come on the show and share her passion and smarts with us!
Lindsey Miller in Pylos. Credit: Lindsey Miller
As we mentioned in the last show, here is a list of places and grapes:
Notable Appellations and Grapes we cover…
Xinomavro PDO appellations: Naoussa, Amyndeo
Agiorgitiko appellation: Nemea PDO
Moschofilero: Mantinia PDO/Peloponnese
Assyrtiko appellation: Santorini
Liatiko, Vidiano, Vilana, Kotsifali: Crete
Store shelf Lindsey mentions in the show. Greek wines with Hungarian wines thrown in. Credit: Lindsey Miller
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