The vineyards owned by George Zarari, spread the plain, west of the prefecture of Thessaloniki, across the Gulf of Thessaloniki and between two rivers, Gallikos and Axios River. Southwest skyline rise the mountains of Olympus, while the Northwest at 40 km dominate the outskirts of the Pike. This creates currents aeron, most feature the Vardar, creating ideal conditions for viticulture.
This small village Anchialos, 14 km from Thessaloniki, was created in 1924 by Greek refugees from Eastern Rumelia, which growers being at home, Anchialos in the Black Sea coast, they brought with them wooden barrels and vine branches to begin their new life. Since then, their main occupation is the viticulture and winemaking.
From such a winemaking family descends Zararis George, who has learned little from the work in the vineyard, growing up with stories of grandparents filled with nostalgia for the “lost homeland”, the oldest learned the “secrets” that hid the enormous wooden barrels, where it matured the precious gift of life, the wine!
As a precious heritage goes back to his grandfather’s 15 acres and in 1993, extended the family business, cultivate the proposed varying Roditi and Grenache rouge. Making wine the same love and care, traditional, as already know very well supplied with fine wines, bottled and bag in the local market of Thessaloniki.
Moreover, he creates his own family with Dimitra Theocharopoulou, educator, and gain three sons. Join a personal affection for the region and the inextricable link between the cultivation of vines and wine production and strive for further wine development.
They aim to create all quality requirements for producing high quality products but also help to spread the culture of wine, which is completely the personality and philosophy of Greek and European!
Please see HERE the official Zararis Wines website.