A brief introduction to the European expansion of wine

Wine in the bible “And Noah began to be husbandman, and he planted a vineyard: and he drank of the wine, and was…


9 reasons to love red wine

People of the Mediterranean have a wonderful relationship with wine. The sea breeze, the long summers and the love for…


How do fruity flavors enter our wine glass?

We try a glass of Xinisteri wine and it reminds us of citrus fruit with fine notes of white flowers while a glass of…


Commandaria “The Apostle of Wines”

“On this island there is a treasure which only the king of kings deserves to hold”. These were the words through…


The local varieties of Cyprus

Between the vineyards of Cyprus, we come to about fifteen varieties which can be considered to be indigenous to the…


People of the Vine

“A unique profession of Omodos’s people was the cultivation of the vine and all revolve around the juice of the…


Maratheftiko at a glance

Maratheftiko or Vamvakada: Red variety found in the whole area of Cyprus and mainly in…


15 Famous Quotes including Wine

Philosophers, thinkers, scientists, writers, poets, painters, filmmakers… Throughout the history of wine,…


The meaning of terroir

Quite possibly, the most controversial topic in the world of wine is the use of the term terroir. Since the Benedictine…