Retsina appears to be undergoing a renaissance! Check the article of the wine critic Eric Asimov in New York Times.
With the sign of Ammonite.
The fossil of the Aegean Sea – whispering the ancient secrets of the Greek land has been getting around the world the most famous Greek varieties the last years using the name GAIA wines. This was accomplished, with the education and the passion of its people.
GAIA Wines was founded in 1994 by Yiannis Paraskevopoulos (Agriculturalist and PhD in Enology from the University of Bordeaux II) and Leon Karatsalos (Agriculturalist).
Both of them are the ideal examples of the Greek mindset of traveling and gaining knowledge and experience – characteristics transmitted to the production of their wines- aiming to offer to all the wine lovers worldwide, the best possible result in their own way:
“Our basic option was to install our wineries in the two most important wine-growing regions of Greece, Santorini and Nemea, and to produce competitive wines of high quality standards.” – Yiannis Paraskevopoulos
“We expected people reading the labels of Gaia Wines to understand this provocative idea which was our driving force, and always remains the same: to explore in depth the boundaries of the Greek varieties, making them well -known all over the world.” – Leon Karatsalos