Posts tagged with ‘Ionion Islands’

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Sclavos wines, Lixouri, Kefalonia.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Evriviadis completed his studies of agricultural sciences in 1996 and took over the fate of the family business. As a trained agronomist, he naturally placed the focus of his work on the vineyards. From the beginning he managed his own vineyards biologically, soon afterwards he switched to biodynamics. For him, biodynamic cultivation is not a […]

Ambelonas, Corfu, Ionion Islands.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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Wine, Gastronomy & Culture. Ambelonas Corfu is a multi-purpose establishment within a vineyard at the heart of Corfu island. Estate History. The first we know of the property is that it was acquired by our ancestors in 1600 when they emigrated from Venice to Corfu. Part of it was an olive grove and part a […]

Grampsas Domaine, Zakynthos, Ionion Islands.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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All about Zakynthos, Ionion Islands. Domaine Grampsas is located in hilly village of Lagopodo on the gorgeous island to the Ionian Sea, Zakynthos. A growing zone with great potential and significant wine production prospects with famous quality. Domaine Grampsas is created to highlight the wealth of unexplored Zakynthos varieties. With proper care in cultivation, with […]

Grammenos Family wines, Corfu, Ionion Islands.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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All about Corfu, Ionion Islands. The wine factory of the Grammenos Family has its seat in Aerostato, on the top of the mountain of Sinarades, with view to the beach of Saint Gordis. The family’s occupation with the cultivation of the vineyards and the production of wine has its roots in the middle of the previous century. […]

Lefkaditiki Ghi, Lefkas, Ionion Islands.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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All about Lefkas, Ionion Islands. The history of “Lefkas Earth” Started in 2000 When Dimitris Rombotis, Graduate Studies of Wine with experience as Responsible vine-dresser in Several Wine-cellars around Greece, Established the First Wine Cellar in the Village of South Sivros in Lefkas. Lefkada is A Large and fertile Island has much to offer Visitors and Residents Alike. Impressive […]

Araklinos

by Cornelius Wesseling
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The red grape variety native to Greece . Synonyms are Araclinos, Araklino and Raklino. It is believed that they with the variety vranac of Montenegro is the same, but there are corresponding DNA from (as of 2013). The medium-ripening vine is very sensitive to Drought . It provides soft-bodied red wines with moderate acidity. The rare species is in the west of the Peloponnese and the island […]

Kakotrygis

by Cornelius Wesseling
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You white grape native to Greece . Synonyms are Kako Tryghi, Kakotriguis, Kakotriki and Kakotryghis. Probably it comes vonm one of the Ionian Islands . The early ripening grape is susceptible to downy Mildew . It provides soft-bodied white wines with moderate acidity. The variety is produced in small quantities on the island of Corfu grown (Kérkyra). There is also a red berry […]

Verdea

by Cornelius Wesseling
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White table wine of the diverse island. Has a significant history of the island Zakinthos (Ionion Islands). The name comes from the word verde (green), and possibly explained by the fact that during the production of slightly unripe grapes were used to increase the acid content. The varieties used Verdea Skiadopoulos, Paul Goustoulidi etc., depending on the producer. Generous: senior wine, rich in flavor and aroma.

Skylopnichtis

by Cornelius Wesseling
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The red variety is from Greece . Synonyms are Kasteliotiko, Mavros Arcadia, Skylopnichtis Kokkino, Skylopnichtra and Skylopnihti. You may have come from the Ionian island of Zakynthos or the Peloponnese . In the opinion of Pierre Galet Pierre (born 1921) is no color mutation of the variety weißbeerigen Skylopnichtis Lefkos, but DNA has not yet been studied (as of 2013). The medium to late maturing grape is […]

Koutsoumpeli

by Cornelius Wesseling
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The white grape variety native to Greece . Synonyms are Koutsoubeli, Koutsoumbeli and Koutsoumbeli Kokkino. There are two color Variety with white and pink berries. The late-ripening grape is resistant to Drought and downy Mildew . It is mainly on the island of Zakynthos , as well as in the northwestern Peloponnese grown. (Courtesy Wein-plus)