The Karipidi Winery is a family business in Vounaina Thessaly in central Greece that manages 30 hectares of privately owned vineyards. Vounaina, as declared by its name (small mountains), is a hilly area with tradition in wine making. The village expands around the farms of ancient city of Krannona, near the springs of ancient river Ogchestou named after, according to mythology, the son of Poseidon.
The vineyards, which are registered in a institution for inspection and certification of biological products, are being cultivated exclusively with methods of biological agriculture. The soil is clay, rich in organic substances with a non solid subsoil with nice drainage.
The cultivated variety is Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Sangiovese, Primitivo and Nebbiolo. Wine harvest starts in mid August through the end of October.
Please see HERE the Karipidis Winery website.
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