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Black Corinth – Cinque’s Guide to Indigenous Greek Grape Varieties

Black Corinth The history of Black Corinth is as enormous as its commercial value since it is the main variety behind one of Greece’s most important agricultural products: currants, which merited a mention even in the ancient texts of Hippocrates and Aristotle. Despite the fact that almost 99% of  Black Corinth normally finds itself sold in a[…]

Estate Manolesaki

Estate Manolesakis MANOLESAKIS ESTATE of the Manolesaki family has been active in viticulture & winemaking since 1989, a pivotal period that coincides with the beginning of the vineyard of the Hadrian area in Drama, with the cosmopolitan French varieties Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Syrah. Giorgos Manolesakis is one of the first to[…]

Santo Wines

Santo Wines The Union of Santorini Cooperatives – Santo Wines was founded in its initial form in 1911, as “Santorini Vine & Wine Protection Fund”.  Today, it consists of the largest organization of the island representing all the cultivators and counting 1.200 active members. Santo Wines is committed to safeguarding the local traditional cultivations, producing[…]

Mega Spileo Estate

Mega Spileo Estate Mega Spileo Estate is located at the heart of the Chelmos-Vouraikos National Geopark in the Northern Peloponnese, a protected area belonging to the Natura 2000 network. Our wines are produced from grapes cultivated in four vineyards of about 28 hectares in total, in the mountains of Achaia. Its exceptional local climate, diverse[…]

Vaeni Wines

Vaeni Wines The VAENI Naoussa Co-op is one of the most highly progressive wine-producing units in Greece. Apart from the premises, the co-operative owns a current acreage of 2,3 hectares (23 stremmata), 2 of which are planted with the Merlot variety and the rest 0,3 ha with the Xinomavro variety. Planting density is 3.300 plants[…]

Karadimos Family

Karadimos Family The estate began with its first plantings in 1998 with Assyrtiko the following year Malagouzia and Sauvignon Blanc were added and in 2000 Xinomavro was added. Dimitris Karadimos in 1998, being already a physicist, qualified and passed the TEI of Oenology, graduated in 2001. Since then he has held the position of responsible[…]

Lantides Winery

Lantides Winery Lantides estate is a family winery established in 1993 by Lantides Panikos with a goal of promoting Greek quality wine. The climate and soil of Nemea attracted Panikos to cultivate fine varieties such as Agiorgitiko, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Moschofilero, Asyrtiko and Malagouzia. At his first 20 acres, he cultivated a white variety, Chardonnay, and a[…]

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