Top 100 sparkling wines of Thessaloniki

Discover the top 100 best sparkling wines of Thessaloniki of Thessaloniki as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the sparkling 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.

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 ...

Walls’ hidden gems: Domaine Richaud, Cairanne

Whenever I visit Domaine Richaud, just outside the village of Cairanne, the winemaking team remind me of friends I made at free parties in the 1990s in fields and disused warehouses. I’m not talking dreadlocks and dogs on strings, but there’s always an anarchic frisson in the air. You get the impression they know how to enjoy themselves. Perhaps it’s to be expected, given the radical furrow Marcel Richaud has ploughed. He’s approaching 70 now, but still thrums with pent-up energy, his ice-blue e ...

Top wines in regions and sub-regions of Thessaloniki