Greek Wine Cellars

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    Greek Wines Rule the List at Molyvos

    Most visitors to Santorini at some point sip a crisp glass of lemon and sea-salt imbued assyrtiko while sitting hypnotized by the blue of the romantic isle's caldera; few have gone home and dedicated their lives to it (the wine; plenty of folks pursue bliss). Kamal Kouiri, wine director and general ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    What Wines Pair Well With Your Raw Bar Dishes, Per NYC's Somms

    Summer equals seafood. Fresh, raw, and unadulterated, nothing compares to scoring a seat at a glistening metal bar on a steamy NYC day, the slight damp from the swipe of a recent wipe down cooling your baked skin, while an oversized platter of chilled shellfish and crisp glass of wine appear before ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    How the Brooklyn Wine Exchange Became a Beloved Neighborhood Wine Shop

    NYC is experiencing a golden era in wine, as retailers have access to more wines from more importers from the farthest reaches of the globe than ever before. As I set out to distill those retailers down to a forthcoming list of the 10 best (which will build on last year's list), I reached out to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Cull & Pistol's Julia Travis: "Champagne and French Fries Are Equal Parts Absurd and Perfect Together"

    Some of the best sommeliers in NYC are female, and these ladies not only know their wine, they effusively share their knowledge with customers and friends without any of the pretension often (rightly or wrongly) associated with that, ahem, other species of somm. I caught up with six of these women t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    The Greek Opens and "Is Not a Destination Restaurant, It's a Neighborhood Restaurant" in Tribeca

    "We want to offer storied foods," says bartender and waiter Dimitri Manousakis of Tribeca restaurant The Greek (458 Greenwich Street), which is in its soft opening. "It's food for thought."

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Our Best Posts of the Week!

    In case you missed it, our week in review: We suggest some places where you can get your hands on some Greek wines: "Although I take issue with its thick-lipped wine glasses -- I prefer mine sharp as a surgeon's scalpel -- the Moschofilero is a perfect tipple on a balmy night: fresh, mouth-watering ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Get Him to the Greek (Wine Varietal!)

    It's time to add a new grape to your repertoire and order a seemingly unpronounceable varietal (see rule #2). Despite the dreary economic situation, Greece has long been associated with the sybaritic lifestyle, attracting like-minded voluptuaries to places like Mykonos, Santorini, and Crete. Plus ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 6, 2012

    Boukiés: Greek Unorthodox

    An East 2nd Street space stays in the Euro zone

  • Dining

    December 21, 2011

    Gregory's 26 Corner Taverna: Attica! Attica!

    A tiny place in Astoria puts the other Greeks to shame

  • Dining

    May 25, 2004


    Opa! Astorian Greek spot focuses on flesh rather than fish

  • Dining

    November 11, 2003

    The Augury

    Regional Greek Fare Sails Into Tompkins Square