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The Winery Moraitis family is in Naoussa on Paros by the beach of Saint Anargiron. Started in 1910 by his grandfather Manolis Moraitis. He cultivated his own grapes while gathered and vinificated grapes from the whole island. With his own ship and in large wooden barrels sold wine in various parts of Greece.
Followed by the second generation with his father Theodore Moraitis continues viticulture, winemaking grapes and wine merchants, until 1967 did the first bottling. since 1980 no longer receives the baton, the third generation in the face of current Manoli Moraitis, putting own signature on the history of the winery. Renovate and modernize the winery.Expanding viticulture. Planted and grown native varieties of Paros, having as its primary objective of rescuing Parianos vineyard. Traditional methods of viticulture and modern winemaking techniques applied showcase the best way unique quality traits of the microclimate of Paros. Manolis Moraitis is married to Sifnaiou Mary, have two sons and live in Paros. The oldest son Theodore studied Oenology postgraduate studies in Business Administration Food and Agriculture and the smallest Savvas is a graduate of Economics, University of Piraeus. Their vision is to continue the family tradition of wine in Paros.
The Moraitis Family vines total 15 hectares. They are cultivated with particular care and according to the regulations governing Biological Agriculture in the vine area.
Since 1997 the Control and Certification Organisation DIO has undertaken the monitoring of the culture and the certification of products. The vineyards are in the areas Kamares, Aghioi Anargyroi, Kolympithres, Ambelas, Ysterni, Stavros, Sarakiniko and Leivadia.
Their ground is argillaceous/ clayey – argillaceous.
They have been sown with the indigenous grape varieties of Paros Island such as Monemvassia, Mandilaria, Aidani Mavro and Vaftra, along with other greek grapes like Assyrtiko and Malagousia.
Please see HERE the official Moraitis Winery website.
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