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Greece’s Return to Clay


Vintner Nikos Douloufakis in his cellar in Crete

If there’s one place you might expect to find wine vinified in amphorae, it would be Greece, the country that named the vessel and traded in clay pots for millennia. In fact, contemporary winemakers in Greece have been slow to embrace amphorae. The hesitation, however, has a positive side, for…

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This story appears in the print issue of August 2020.
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