• Losing Time

    For those arriving to Ikaria, you might be greeted with a familiar phrase that ‘time does not exist here.’ You hear this echoed proudly by the locals, the visitors that are awe-struck by the seemingly interminable night-life, and now, you’ll hear it from me as well. This adage has felt especially relevant recently, as my
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  • Bud Break as Soul Salve

    In the lifecycle of vines, there are times of dormancy and times of blooming. There are also the in-between phases, the slow but steady emergence back into the world bud by bud, leaf by leaf. If you work in the world of wine, you begin to recognize the patterns of nature, and if you are anything
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  • Raising A Glass To Our Own Potential

    Welcome to the newest facet of the Afianes webpage, our blog! We are excited to create this space as a way to better connect with our community. We want this blog to act as a place of creative convergence, in which we explore the intersections of wine, culture, art, gastronomy, and the emotional ties they
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