Greece once dominated the world of wine. Aspects of wine enjoyment we take for granted today -- e.g., focused tastings, sommeliers, glasses designed for particular types of wine -- all developed originally in ancient Greece.
Red wine, it seems, has stolen all the thunder from its poor white counterpart. You never hear people raving about how they can't wait to pop open a big, brawny bottle of sauvignon blanc.
Santorini is largely known for its signature attractive white houses, solid rocks and stunning Aegean Sea views. But Santorini is also known for its indigenous grape varietal, the Assyrtiko.