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...

22 April 2013
With the up-and-coming wines of Cretan region and under the idyllic scenery of Acropolis sacred rock, Greece has welcomed 21 members of the Institute...
10 April 2013
With the upcoming visit of the Institute of Masters of Wine in Greece in exactly 10 days increasing the heat and with our latest posts about...
26 March 2013
Big news for Greece since the Institute of Masters of Wines will visit the Greek vineyards for the first time in its more than 50 years history. The...
11 March 2013
Assyrtiko is the most famous Greek indigenous white variety, having a lot of fans in Greece and building at the same time its international...
21 February 2013
It is hard to describe the surprise on entering the door of Pio Cesare's winery in Alba. On the outside it looks like an ordinary big house or...
16 January 2013
Well made Chardonnay can be quite enjoyable and fascinating, even if it comes from less celebrated areas where it can be both exciting and less...
16 January 2013
Tokaji is one of the world's greatest-dessert wines, produced basically in Hungary's northeastern corner called Tokaj-Hegyalja. Legends often walk...

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29 January 2016
Σε αυτό το επεισόδιο, εμείς ρωτάμε και ο Master of Wine, Γιάννης Καρακάσης απαντάει: "Γίνεται λευκό κρασί από κόκκινα σταφύλια;"

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