Winemakers & Vineyards

Learn more information about the winemakers & vineyards of Greece and travel to the world of wine.

Lafazanis Winery

The history Lafazanis Winery began in 1946 when Vasilis Lafazanis started crafting wine in Piraeus. In 1960, the Lafazanis family established its first privately-owned winery in Magoula, Attica, and in 1985, the family’s second generation laid the foundations for a high-quality, state-of-the-art winery. Ever since that time, it works seamlessly to cultivate grape varieties native to Greece and produce[…]

Tselepos Winery

Yiannis and Amalia Tselepos founded Ktima Tselepos in 1989. The estate is located at the southeastern end of the Mantinian plateau, at an altitude of 750 meters. The exceptional soil and climate of the region, characterized mainly by the continental climate, poor claystone soils, and excellent sun exposure, were chosen for their ability to produce high-quality[…]

Domaine Skouras

George Skouras was born in Argos, and in 1980 went to study Agriculture at the University of Dijon, in Burgundy, France. On graduating from Dijon with a degree in oenology, he started gathering experience in many classic wine-producing regions of France, Italy, and Greece.The creation of Domaine Skouras materialized in 1986. Initially, the small wine-making[…]

Nestor Winery

In the winegrowing and winemaking sector, eight hundred winegrowers of Messinia allied to form a cooperation in 1954. For its times, the “Nestor Agricultural and Winemaking Cooperative of Messinia” was as unique as it was pioneering.  The goal of the cooperative was to absorb and showcase its members’ wine-growing production.  Nestor Cooperative chose the griffin, for[…]

Fileri

A famous polyclonal cultivar grown throughout the Peloponnese region of Greece is called Filéri (fee – le – ri). Particularly, in Arkadia province in the central and eastern Peloponnese. The various clones of the cultivar, produce white (Filéri), red (Mavrofilero) and pink (Moschofilero) grapes. Filéri exhibits an intense, and easily recognizable fragrance, aromas, and produces[…]

Sklava

Completely unknown but with its history lost in the mists of time, Sklava (skla – va) is fortunately one of the native greek varieties that survived, although it was almost extinct until recently. Its white-skinned grape variety, grown on the eastern Peloponnese and especially in Argolida – its region of origin – and Nemea. It[…]

Kidonitsa

An acknowledged member, almost extinct and out-of-the-ordinary group of grape varieties emerging in the last decade out of the region of Laconia, located in the south-east of the Peloponnese is called Kidonitsa (pronounced “ki – dho – NI – tsa”). A white grape variety, mainly used for the production of white dry wines, as well[…]

Zacharias Winery

Zacharias Winery Ltd. is one of the most important wineries in Nemea and was founded by Elias Zacharias. Mr. Zacharias is a graduate of the Agricultural University of Athens. Their wines have received continuous distinctions from large international competitions, placing our company among the fastest-growing powerhouses in the field of winemaking. Zacharias Vineyards are in[…]

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