A 50 GGW Masterclass for the Dutch Guild of Sommeliers (NGS)

On March 25th, 50 Great Greek Wines collaborated with the Dutch Guild of Sommeliers (NGS) to host a Masterclass on Greek wines at Hotel de l’ Europe. Yiannis Karakasis MW presented the Masterclass, which included a stunning array of 18 wines from this year’s awarded wineries.

Reflecting on the event, Yiannis Karakasis MW expressed his delight in sharing Greece’s vinous treasures with the Dutch sommelier community. “The Netherlands has always been receptive to diverse wine styles, and it’s heartening to see Greek wines garnering such enthusiasm and appreciation. Events like these showcase the quality and diversity of Greek wines and strengthen cultural exchange and mutual appreciation among wine lovers worldwide.”

The below wines were tasted:

  1. Makarounas Vineyards, Spourtiko 2022, Paphos, Cyprus 
  2. Lyrarakis Winery, Dafni Psarades 2022, Crete 
  3. Moinoterra Winery, Vilana 2022, Crete 
  4. Silva Daskalaki Winery, Vorinos 2022, Vidiano, Crete
  5. Monemvasia Winery Tsimbidi, Kydonitsa Mature 2019, Peloponnese
  6. Gavalas Winery, Santorini 2022, Assyrtiko, Santorini
  7. Artemis Karamolegos Winery, Pyritis 2020, Assyrtiko, Santorini
  8. Ktima Biblia Chora, Ovilos White 2022, Assyrtiko / Semillon, Pangeon, Macedonia
  9. Klima Grampsa, Verdea Traditionelle 2020, Skiadopoulo blend / Pavlos, Zakynthos
  10. Poultsidis Winery, Selene Orange 2022, Assyrtiko, Thessaly
  11. Vriniotis Winery, Retsina of Gialtra NV, Roditis, Evia
  12. Kechris Winery, Tear of the Pine NV, Assyrtiko, Macedonia
  13. Alpha Estate, Rosé Single Vineyard Hedgehog 2022, Xinomavro, Amyndeon
  14. Troupis Winery, Hoof & Lur 2022, Moschofilero, Peloponnese
  15. Athanasiou Winery, Thronos 2022, Agiorgitiko, Nemea
  16. Makarounas Vineyards, Yiannoudi 2020, Paphos, Cyprus 
  17. Lyrarakis Winery, Liatiko Aggelis 2021, Crete 
  18. Kir-Yianni Estate, Ramnista 2019, Xinomavro, Naousa