Posts tagged with ‘Thessaly’

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Tiblalexis Estate, Magnesia, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Magnesia, Thessaly. The Tiblalexi family has been cultivating the Roditis – Savatiano (P.D.O.) choice selection for fifty years in the ideal region of Mikrotheives, which in ancient times was the region known as Fthiotides Theives. The hilly areas on which the vineyards were planted, and from which a visitor can view the charming […]

Loudas Winehouse, Meteora, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Meteora, Thessaly. A family winery on the foothills of mount Meteora, housing the philosophy of two young people, Konstantinos Loudas and his wife Zaharoula, and expressed through wine. The family’s pursuit for viniculture started sometime in the beginning of the previous century, by cultivating the first owned acres for private and commercial use. […]


by Other Contributor

Krassato is a dark-skinned grape variety grown exclusively in Thessalia, Greece. It is used as a blending agent for the wines ofRapsani, in the foothills of Mt. Olympus. Along with Stavroto and Xynomavro, Krassato is a required ingredient of wines bearing the Rapsani appellation on their label. Even within its native Greece, Krassato is not widely grown and never appears as […]

Thessaly subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling

            Please see HERE the Thessaly wineries. Thessalia (Thessaly) is an administrative region in mainland Greece, bordered by Greek Macedonia, Central Greece and the Aegean Sea. While it is not the best known of Greece’s wine regions, either viticulturally or historically, it has a thriving wine industry that is mostly located in the mountains […]

Migas Domaine, Tirnavos, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Tirnavos, Thessaly.   Dimitris Migas was born in Tirnavos, a town situated in a rural area on the feet of Mount Olympus and which belongs to the prefecture of Larissa, part of the Thessaly region of Greece. His familial vineyard is extended to more than 120 acres in the location of “Paleos Ampelos”, […]

Zafeirakis Domaine, Tyrnavos, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Tyrnavos, Thessaly.   The Zafeirakis family is involved with the viticulture in the area of Tyrnavos  for more than 100 years.                   Christos Zafeirakis, the fourth in the line who continues the family tradition, takes the family business to the next level by bottling the first […]

Theopetra / Tsililis Winery, Trikala, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Trikala, Thessaly. At the foot of Meteora cave Theopetra discovered among other things, grape seeds from the Paleolithic Era that testify to the existence of ancient place with the vine. In 1996, the family created Tsililis DOMAIN THEOPETRA, a model winery-organic vineyards, in order to highlight the distinctiveness of the area and the […]

Karipidis Winery, Larissa, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Larissa, Thessaly. The Karipidi Winery is a family business in Vounaina Thessaly in central Greece that manages 30 hectares of privately owned vineyards. Vounaina, as declared by its name (small mountains), is a hilly area with tradition in wine making. The village expands around the farms of ancient city of Krannona, near the […]

Messenicolas Domaine, Karditsa, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Karditsa, Thessaly. Since I can remember, my family’s life has been connected with vineyards and wine. Perhaps this is due to the fact that we live in an area which is an O.P.A.P.  (V.Q.P.R.D.) zone and here vineyards are the main cultivation. Perhaps because both my grandfather and my father have been making […]

Elassona Winery, Elassona, Thessaly.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Elassona, Thessaly. On the slopes of Mount Elassonas at an altitude of 400 meters, in the “look” of Olympus, in 50 acres of private vineyards and 150 acres cooperating, cultivated with true passion and many sacrifices finest red and white grape varieties. The biological conditions of culturing them, careful vinification only healthy and mature bunches, but the […]