Posts tagged with ‘Patras’

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Patraiki Cooperative, Patras, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Patras, Peloponnese. The Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of Patras, known as PATRAIKI WINES, is a second level agricultural cooperative organization, founded in 1918 in Patras, in Achaia region. With almost 100 years of presence, Patraiki counts now 108 members (first level cooperative unions inside the borders of the old province of Patras), that […]

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 […]

Achaia Clauss, Patras, Peloponnese.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All info on Patras, Peloponnese. 1854. Bavarian Gustav Clauss, captivated by the cultural refinement of the Achaean capital and the lively tastes of its vineyards, decides to establish the first wine estate in Hellas. He builds a homestead settlement, complete with cathedral towers in the form of belfries, thus enabling an entire village to live, work […]