Posts tagged with ‘Lesbos’

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by Cornelius Wesseling

The red variety (also Kalloniatiko) comes from Greece . It is not yet clear whether it is a stand-alone variety, corresponding DNA are still open (as of 2013). The medium to late maturing grape is generally resistant to disease. The on the island of Lesvos grown variety was almost entirely in the 1950s by the […]

North Aegean Islands subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling

              Please see HERE the wineries of the North Aegean Islands. Lying virtually between two continents, Europe and Asia, the islands of the north-eastern Aegean comprise the principle islands of Chios, Lemnos, Samos, Lesvos, Agios Efstratios,Psara, Oinousses, Ikaria and Fourni. They actually set the eastern borders of the Aegean Sea and spread along the coasts of neighbouring Turkey. […]

Oinoforos, Lesbos, North Aegean.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Lesbos, North Aegean. The winery is located north of Mytilene in the industrial zone Oujda. Visitors can tour the cellar and cellars, to let the flavors and aromas, and take part in tasting sessions with guidance oenologist. Simultaneously can be informed about winemaking versions and remarkable wines chosen especially objects that accompany them. […]

Methymneos Winery, Lesbos, North Aegean.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Lesbos. In the beginning of the 1980s, the Lambrou family discovered the last remaining vines of the traditional red grape of Lesvos in the surroundings of a forgotten village of the island called Chidira. The grape, named after the village Chidiriotiko, was replanted in 1985 by the Lambrous in their private estate, situated near Chidira inside […]