Posts tagged with ‘mantinia’

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Troupis Winery, Mantinia, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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All about Mantinia, Peloponnese. The Troupis Winery is located in the heart of the Mantineia vineyards at an altitude of 700 m. in the area known as Fteri. Ioannis Troupis’ family has been involved in the wine industry since the mid-1970s when they cultivated vines primarily for trading their products but also for making wine […]

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 […]

Papageorgiou Estate, Mantinia, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

 All about Mantinia, Peloponnese.       The winery has been founded on 2004, at the location of the ancient city Mantineia, next to Artemision. It’s founder is the wine technician, Christina Papageorgiou, who is working in wine-making, bottling and trading wine field since 1998. This winery is a small business, which produces selected local […]

Semeli Estate, Nemea, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Nemea, Peloponnese. The name “Semeli” refers to vineyard and wine The name “Semeli” is taken from classical Greek mythology, she was the mother of Dionysus who was revered by the ancient Greeks as the God of wine and was credited with discovering wine and introducing the cultivation of the vine to the Greeks. Dionysus […]

Spiropoulos Domaine, Nemea/Mantinia, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

more on Nemea, Mantinia, Peloponnese. The Spiropoulos family has maintained close ties with vineyards and wine since the late 19th century. A witness to this relationship is the family’s old winery, which is located just a few yards from the main installations in ancient Mantinia. It is estimated that this building was built around 1890 […]

Boutari, Mantinia, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

more on Mantinia, Peloponnese. The winery is located outside Tripoli. It is one of the oldest organized wineries and its presence has been vital for the preservation and expansion of viticulture in the region. Its extension in recent years and constant modernization go hand in hand with the leading role the company holds in this […]

Tselepos Estate, Arcadia, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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more on Arcadia, Peloponnese. History. Greece is par excellence a wine country with viticulture being one of the earliest activities since antiquity. Continuing this 3.000 year tradition of wine making, Tselepos family reveals the secrets of that very special combination leading to exceptional Greek wine. It is the fusion of rich Arcadian soil and quality […]