Santorini Winemakers Strike a Pose With Assyrtiko Vines

Posted on: July 30th, 2012 by

assyrtiko vines santoriniIf your sensing a theme from my recent press trip to the Greek Island of Santorini, sponsored by Wines of Santorini, it’s that I never tired taking photos of winemakers posing with these incredible vines. To get more in-depth about the vines and the unique white wine that comes from Assyrtiko grapes, peruse my latest post on Foodista:

Astonishing Assyrtiko from Santorini is a White Wine Like No Other

Of course, none of us on the trip were immune to the lure of a photograph with these ancient vines:

santorini assyrtiko

And I will admit it being nice to grab some shade after posing in the sun. You can read the recap of our visit from the perspective of Wines from Santorini on their blog.

Have you seen my Pinterest board with some of my favorite photos from Santorini? It only took me about 5,000 hours to do, but I’m pretty happy with the results. (Though I probably could have been more creative with the title.)

Santorini: Food, Wine, and Sights

santorini assyrtikoDon’t forget to check out what a couple of my fellow wine writers had to say about Santorini:
W. Blake Gray
Young Female Enologists Prepare to Take Over Santorini, Greece
The Epic Adventures of Santorini Assyrtiko
Mary Cressler:
Quite Possibly the Oldest Vineyard in the World
Getting to Know the Grapes of Santorini and a Lesson in Pronunciation
Now go get a bottle of Assyrtiko, put together a refreshing Greek salad with the best feta you can find, and grill up some seafood with copious amounts of fresh lemon juice.

Middle photo courtesy Wines from Santorini.

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  1. sippitysup says:

    “Santorini Winemakers Strike a Pose With Assyrtiko” sounds like a cubist painting title. GREG

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