Mavro at a glance

Mavro (=Black) is one of the oldest and most dominant grape varieties of the Cypriot land. It is found in…


All about wine glasses

Whether sweet or dry, white or red, robust or light, wine requires very specific serving procedures in order to reach its full flavour…


A brief history of Cyprus wine

“Euoinos” Cyprus From Hesiod to Homer and from Shakespeare to Richard the Lionheart, references to the “Cypriot Nama” vary and testify…


Grape Harvest Season in Omodos

We dig it, we prune it, we harvest it, we squeeze its grapes, we drink the wine we sing and cry, visions and ideas mounting our head Nikos…


“Pour some water in your wine”. Why did ancient Greeks dilute their wine and what does the expression mean?

“Pour some water in your wine”, the Greeks usually say when found in an unpleasant situation where someone has to give in, compromise or…


Wine Glossary

How many times have you heard about the “nose” of a wine or its tannins and aftertaste? How about friends who taste a wine and talk about…


Xynisteri at a glance

Xynisteri is one of the most characteristic indigenous varieties of Cyprus and the most cultivated. It is…