A visit to the Penedès is enhanced by a visit to Barthomeus winery. This property that focuses primarily on the red varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot dates back to almost 1700 years! The wines are beautiful.
In part I, we talked about the influence of 300 + indigenous grape varieties on the Greek wine scene. But, how does “non-native” grapes fare and where could the future lead? Should winemakers persist with the ancient or embrace the international varieties? Read on.