SPIRITOSI AMARENA CHERRIES

Delicious new product alert! Spiritosi Amarena Cherries are a jar full of whole amarena cherries preserved in one of Italy’s most evocative digestivi: Barolo Chinato. Amarena cherries are small, dark, slightly sour cherries grown primarily in Bologna and Modena. Though Italians typically preserve them in sugar, these delightful little cherries are preserved in the digestif […]

Perfect Pairings for Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is right around the corner – in fact, just a week away! Looking for some perfect pairings for your Thanksgiving Day feast? Let us help make it easy – Here are a few suggestions for your courses! Domaine Sigalas Assyrtiko/Athiri 2014 – Pairs perfectly with hors d’oeuvres including oysters, shrimp, and crudites Pieropan Soave […]

Slow Cooker Braised Lamb

Tender lamb braised in Tuscan Sangiovenese Spiced Sauce makes for  heavenly comfort food. Serve with rice or pasta. Wine Pairing This dish pairs beautifully with the 1865 Carmenere or the Valdecampana Crianza. Ingredients 1/2 yellow onion, finely diced 3 carrots, sliced 1/4 inch thick 6 large fingerling potatoes, 1 inch cubes 4 garlic cloves, diced […]

Sign up for the Shop Agora Wine Club!

The Shop Agora has been running one of the best wine club deals in town for years! Our club consists of a $100 monthly membership containing 7-8 wines each month……wow, that’s an incredible deal! The wines change each month and are selected by shop owner Nikos Spiliopoulos based on quality and value.  If you enjoy wine […]

Vinho Verde

The Famega Vinho Verde comes from the DOC region of North Western Portugal. It’s light alcohol content and refreshing bubbles make it the perfect summer drink. This wine is refreshing, with hints of tart apple and citrus flavors. IPerfect for sun and sea food this delicate white wine is a hit! Try some this summer!

Greek Wines Featured in Bon Appetit

The May 2010 issue of Bon Appetit features an Easy Drinking Greek White Wine section. We are proud to carry the Boutari 2008 Moschofilero which can be described as a light, dry Greek white wine with beautiful aromas and floral notes. If you’re curious about tasting some of the delightful wines featured in this Bon […]

What We Offer

It’s exciting that we are getting to be known more and more for our selection of Greek wines! We proudly offer the largest Greek Wine Selection in Seattle and are happy to seek out Greek labels that you are in search for if they don’t already have a place on the shelf. Our variety of […]

Greek Wines to Know

After researching what other people are saying about Greek wines on the internet, I was pleasantly surprised by this Food & Wine Magazine article. Top Greek Grape Varietals to look for in Greek Wines: 1. Agiorgitiko: Black, velvety reds with dark fruit and cherry flavors. 2. Assyrtiko: Dry, mineral, citrus whites that are indigenous to […]

Domaine Skouras Winery of the Year 2009!

Domaine Skouras was named Winery of the Year 2009 by Wine & Spirits Magazine! We are proud to carry a variety of the Skouras label Greek wines, many of which are gaining serious recognition. The Skouras Winery will be one of the wineries in the Peloponnese that we will be visiting on our tours to […]

What Wine Enthusiasts Have to Say About Greek Wine

I found this article interesting, it’s from 2007 The Seattle Times: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/foodwine/2003538143_winecol24.html Greek wines are only recently starting to get recognition from wine enthusiasts. We are proud to say that we have the largest variety of Greek wines in Seattle! Unfortunately, we cannot sell these online, you’ll have to stop in and see for yourself […]