Posts tagged with ‘Nemea’

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Gai’a Wines, Nemea, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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All about Nemea, Peloponnese. Our winery was built in 1997 at the heart of our private vineyard of 7ha in Koutsi village of Nemea P.D.O. zone, at an altitude of 550m. First we chose the vineyard and then the location of our winery. Koutsi is a semi-mountainous village surrounded by vineyards known for their chalky […]

Nemean Wines Coop, Nemea, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Nemea, Peloponnese. Founded in 1937,the Cooperative Winery of Nemea initially comprised 70 members. Seventy years later, it has more than 1,000 members and produces 10,000 tons of wine annually, which makes it one of the largest producers nationwide.. Its primary objective is to preserve the tradition of Aghiorghitiko and promote this wine, the oldest Greek variety and an integral part of our […]

Lafkiotis, Nemea, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Nemea, Peloponnese. Back then, in 1963, the Lafkiotis family, started making wine using some of the best Greek varieties found in Ancient Cleonai of Corinthia. Today, supported by the experience of 40 years, the family selects the most proper vineyards, makes wine in modern facilities and ages the wines in French, oak barrels […]

Repanis Domaine, Nemea, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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All about Nemea, Peloponnese. History. In 1986, the family of Nicolaos Repanis started doing business motivated by its love for good wine. All these years, we believe that by working with consistency and responsibility, we have in our own way contributed in what we all proudly call “Revolution of the Greek wine”. In 2000, observing […]

Lafazanis Winery, Nemea, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Nemea, Peloponnese. The relationship of the Lafazanis family with wine starts 65 years ago. After World War 2 – in 1946 – Vassilis Lafazanis started producing wines in Piraeus, where the family settled after its uprooting from Smyrna, Asia Minor, from where it is originated. Later on and around 1960, the first family […]

Palivos Estate, Nemea, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Nemea, Peloponnese. In the heart of the historic Ancient Nemea Valley in the Peloponesse is Palivou Vineyards, owned by George Palivos and his wife, Angeliki. While the vineyards have been in the family for one hundred fifty years, winemaking in Nemea has existed for 3,500 years. The most famous grape variety of the […]

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 […]

Zacharias Vineyards, Nemea, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

more on Nemea, Peloponnese. Zacharias Vineyards – Oinotechniki ltd. is one of the major wineries of Nemea region and Peloponnese in general. Despite the fact that Zacharias Vineyards – Oinotechniki ltd. is a rather new brand, it is one of the fastest growing companies in the wine industry. Zacharias Vineyards offer a wide variety of products, which have been awarded a plethora of medals at major world wine […]

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 […]