Posts tagged with ‘Lefkas’

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Vertzami

by Other Contributor

Vertzami is a thick, dark-skinned grape variety grown in central areas of Greece and also in Cyprus where it is known as Lefkas. The variety is best known as wine produced from the Ionian Island of Lefkas where it is typically expressed as a single varietal wine. Vertzami may also be blended with other Greek varieties, as is commonly done in the Peloponnese and Central Greece. It is widely accepted […]

Ionion Islands subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling

          Please see HERE the Ionion Islands wineries. The Ionian Islands are a group of islands in the Ionian Sea, off the west coast of Greece. While not as famous viticulturally as the islands of the Aegean Sea, where Santorini and Samos make some of Greece’s most famous wines, the Ionian Islands have a rich winegrowing history. […]

Siflogo Winery, Lefkas, Ionion Islands.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Lefkas, Ionion Islands. The wine production and bottling workshop of Lefkas Local Wine – a small cottage industry – was founded in 1994 by Dionysis and Maria Papanikolopoulos in Platistoma, a small mountainous village in Lefkas. The viniculture and wine production was the main business of the family many generations ago. Nowadays, a limited number of bottles of pure wine constitute […]