Posts tagged with ‘Ikaria’

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by Cornelius Wesseling

The Begleri variety derives its name from the Syrian variety Begler. This variety is endemic to the island, since Ikaria is the only place where Begleri is being cultivated during the last century. Begleri is cultivated on leveled surfaces all over the island, and its yield rate reaches 500 kilos/1.000m². It is a variety with […]

Karimalis Winery, Ikaria, North Aegean.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Ikaria. The Family. The winery, the organic farm and the agrotourist unit were set up by George Karimalis and his wife Eleni when they returned to their native home to dedicate themselves to environmental work on their own land. They live there with their four children. George is a devoted family man and […]

Afianes Wines, Ikaria, North Aegean.

by Cornelius Wesseling

More info on Ikaria, North Aegean. Afianes Winery. In September 2007, our modern winery has been established in Prophet Ilias, Raches. It is built in a vineyard at an altitude of 650m. In the cave site of the winery, there is the system of winemaking and bottling, aging  and storage facilities. Upstairs, there are our offices, the auditorium presentations […]