Posts tagged with ‘Ilia’

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Peloponnese subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling

              Please see HERE the Peloponnese wineries. The Peloponnese peninsula (Peloponnesus) is a large landform on the southern edge of continental Greece. Covered in mountains, rugged plateaus and valleys, the area has an abundance of mesoclimates and terroirs suitable for premium viticulture. Native grape varieties such as Agiorgitiko, Moschofilero and Mavrodaphne are planted throughout the Peloponnese peninsula, making everything from […]

Olympia Land Estate, Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese. In the place where our ancestors 150 years ago began the cultivation of raisins and wine grapes varieties. Today the Olympia Land  Estate is a family winery that began to produce small quantities of quality wines in the early 2000, and since 2008 creates the modern winery of the estate. The Vineyard. […]

Kottis wines, Ilia, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Ilia, Peloponnese. Our estate, “Ktima Kottis”, is located in Ano Kourtesi of Ilia, in the region of western Peloponnese, known for its excellent climate conditions and the rich in kaolinite clay soil, significantly contributing to the development and quality of grapes. This is why we, “Kottis brothers”, decided to create our own family […]

Stavropoulos Winery, Ilia, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Ilia, Peloponnese. The 3- hectares vineyard lies in the area of the Pinios Delta, which belongs to the Natura – 2000 network, nearby the Ionian coast of the Western Peloponnese. Red varieties are cultivated, mainly Merlot, as well as – secondarily – Avgoustiatis, Agiorgitiko, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Grapes are farmed organically and […]

Mercouri Estate, Ilias, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

more on Ilia, Peloponnese. The Mercouri Estate is located in the Western Peloponnese on the plateau of the Ichthis peninsula near the village of Korakochori (“the place of the crow”), 2 km from Katakalo, 12 km from Pyrgos and 32 km from Ancient Olympia. The estate is extensive with over 150 years of history in the production […]