Top 100 wines of Thessaloniki

Discover the top 100 best wines of Thessaloniki of Thessaloniki as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the wines that are popular of Thessaloniki and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Thessaloniki

The wine region of Thessaloniki is located in the region of Macedonia of Greece. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Moschopolis or the Domaine Adam Wines produce mainly wines white, red and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Thessaloniki are Xinomavro, Assyrtiko and Merlot, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Thessaloniki often reveals types of flavors of citrus, oregano or pear and sometimes also flavors of apricot, ginger or eucalyptus.

In the mouth of Thessaloniki is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 13 estates and châteaux in the of Thessaloniki, producing 51 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Thessaloniki go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or spicy food.

Discover the grape variety: Savatiano

This is one of the most widely cultivated grape varieties in Greece, particularly in the regions of Attica, Euboea and Boeotia, and is virtually unknown in France. It is believed to be a cross between roditis and karystino, two varieties also of Greek origin.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of Thessaloniki

wines from the region of Thessaloniki go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or pork such as recipes of veal shank with mushrooms, lamb collar with mustard or fricadella.

News from the vineyard of Thessaloniki

Decanter Editor-in-Chief’s New York Fine Wine Encounter top tips

There are going to be some utterly splendid wines to taste at our New York Fine Wine Encounter – many of the world’s grandest winemakers have brought some of their very best bottles to our event, knowing their hard work and talent will be appreciated by a discerning audience.  My team of experts have picked out a great selection of their personal favourites from the wines on offer, and for their superbly detailed analysis and opinion, you should read the pieces and the picks from Georgie Hindle, ...

Platinum: The 97 point wines of DWWA 2022

The largest-ever year for entries, an incredible 18,244 wines were judged at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards – with just 163 wines awarded a Platinum medal. ‘Winning a Platinum medal is something really exceptional’ said Decanter World Wine Awards Co-Chair Sarah Jane Evans MW. ‘Platinum is like the stratospheric level’ she commented, ‘so it’s really saying to the winemaker: this is a great wine.’ Making up just 0.87% of the total wines tasted at the 2022 c ...

Best distilleries to visit in New York

As Manhattan’s first distillery since Prohibition opens to the public, Vicki Denig takes a look at the city’s distilling scene and recommends four other NY-based distilleries to visit.  America’s craft spirits industry is booming – and New York is home to one of its fastest-growing markets. Featuring over 160 craft distilleries, the state is no stranger to well-made, small-batch spirits. For those looking to taste their way through a robust market, there’s possibly no better place on the E ...

Top wines in regions and sub-regions of Thessaloniki