Posts tagged with ‘Kos’

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South Aegean Islands subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling

                  Please see HERE the wineries of the South Aegean. The South Aegean (Greek: Περιφέρεια Νοτίου Αιγαίου) is one of the thirteen regions of Greece. It consists of the Cyclades and Dodecanese island groups in the central and southeastern Aegean Sea. The South Aegean region was established in the 1987 administrative reform. With the 2010 Kallikratis plan, […]

Hatziemmanouil Winery, Kos, South Aegean.

by Cornelius Wesseling

The island of Kos is well known for being the land of Hippocrates and medicine (and of course a popular holiday destination for those wanting sun, sea and sand).   However, what many of the visitors to this beautiful Greek island do not realise  is that it is also famous for it’s local products too. Take for instance  it’s fine […]

Triantafyllopoulos vineyards, Kos.

by Cornelius Wesseling

More on Kos, Dodecanese Islands. In ancient Greece, ΄΄Koios Oenos΄΄ (wine from the island of Kos) was famous and Hippocrates, the island’s renowned ancient Greek physician, who was born here at about 460 BC, advised people to consume it. But over the centuries, the island’s vineyards were abandoned. Today however, the Triantafyllopoulos family is committed […]