Yiannis

Master and Commander

Yiannis Karakasis MW is the youngest Master of Wine (Vintage 2015) in Greece and southeastern Europe. He started his carreer from the Hellenic Navy flying helicopters as a pilot before he turned things around by 180° in 2011 to follow his passion for wine. Perhaps he was also motivated by the 'mythical' 'amount of money thrown at his feet by large multinational companies...

29 August 2014
Even for those very few that do not share our passion for wine, Torres is a name difficult to miss. Torres of Spain, producing up to 40 million...
12 August 2014
When I first explored the Rheingau which happens to be the second most famous German wine-region after the Mosel, I visited all major producers from...
30 July 2014
In changing the viticultural map map we talked about one of the best sessions in the Symposium of Masters of Wine in Florence last May....
18 July 2014
We recently tasted three wines that are simply geeky by definition. The concept for Pofadder in particular, is even hard to imagine making it a truly...
16 July 2014
One of the most intriguing sessions during the Masters of Wine Symposium in Florence last May concerned the changes of the...
08 July 2014
Despite the gloomy weather forecast, it proved to be a glorious day at this year's Open Doors festivities in Avantis Estate, just 100 km outside...
19 June 2014
For four days in mid-May, the heart of the wine world was beating fast in Florence, where 450 delegates were gathered for the 8th Symposium of the...
31 May 2014
We imagine that Torres needs no introduction for most consumers for its wines are exported all over the world at 160 countries. It is possible that...
10 April 2014
With a low-key En Primeur campaign for 2013 Bordeauxs leaving for once more mixed feelings to the international wine community, it is time to...
28 March 2014
Just a day before the official start of ProWein, the Italian Wine Guide Gamberro Rosso, presented all the tre bicchieri wines in Dusseldorf. More...
17 March 2014
Thessaloniki International Wine Competition is a long-standing attainment for Greek wine. Counting fourteen years of existence is still dynamic...

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09 March 2016
Στο πέμπτο επεισόδιο του Γεύσεις και Οίνος ο Γιάννης Καρακάσης MW (Master of Wine) εξηγεί τι είναι το βιολογικό κρασί και αν είναι καλύτερο ή όχι από τα λεγόμενα ''συμβατικά'' κρασιά.

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