A Bite of Greek Red Wine
Go on a picnic at a vineyard in Naoussa were one grape dominates the table: the local Xinomavro (pronounced xee NOE ma vroe), one of Greece’s noblest reds. This delicious, tannic wine pairs perfectly with a Cheese and Spice Stuffed Leg of Lamb and is the key ingredient in succulent red wine and sage potatoes. Red wine with fish is on the menu, too. Diane makes an easy sea bass and mushroom dish with a splash of Greece’s revered northern red. On the wine trail, she also discovers bread, cookies and chocolate truffles all spiked with this hard-to-pronounce but easy-to-love Greek varietal. Learn how to incorporate incomparable Greek wine into any menu, both as a drink and an ingredient.