Erin Scala explores the renaissance of winemaking happening today on the Greek island of Crete.
Erin narrates a tour through the Crete wine regions near the towns of Heraklion, Chania, and Sitia, and gets answers about grape varieties like Vidiano, Thrapsathiri, Malvasia di Candia, Kotsifali, Liatiko, Plyto, and more.
This episode contains interviews with winemakers and wine professionals working on Crete, including:
Nikos Douloufakis (Douloufakis Winery)
Antonis Dourakis (Dourakis Winery)
Zacharias Diamandakis (Diamandakis Winery)
Abbot Filotheos Spanoudakis (Toplou Monastery)
John Masaoutis (Oenologist)
Yiannis Stilianou (Stilianou Winery)
Nikos Paraskevas (Paraskevas Winery)
Bart Lyrarakis (Lyrarakis Winery)
Afshin Molavi (Manousakis Winery)
Nikos Gavalas (Gavalas Winery)
Maria Tamiolakis (Rhous Winery)