by Markus Stolz

Fact File Black of Kalavryta (Mavro Kalavrytino) Area grown: In the mountainous slopes of Aegialia and Kalavryta , part of the region of Achaia (northwestern Peloponnese). Vines/Grapes: There are three different varieties from the Mavra Kalavrytina family permitted for planting in Achaia: 1.    The Mavro Kalavrytino 2.    The Psilomavro Kalavrytino (psilo means thin, the grapes are small) 3.    The Hontomavro Kalavrytino (hontro means fat, the grapes are large) The grapes have a ...

Fact File Negoska Area grown: Originated from Naoussa and planted in most regions of ...

I tasted a 100% Vertzami by Antonopoulos – the first thing that struck me was its deep and intense colour, bordering on black. As the last years have seen a lot of research on the association of antioxidants with suppressed rates of degenerative diseases, I investigated the grape further. Vertzami actually contains appreciable amounts ...

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Tsaoussi is an indigenous Greek grape variety mainly found on the Ionian island of Kefalonia, although it has been suggested to be of Macedonian origin. Kefalonia shot to fame when the best seller “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin” was transformed into a movie that was shot on the island. It is located in the heart of an earthquake zone ...

  Part of a series of videos to bring 100 different Greek grape varieties to you. Fact File Moschofilero Area grown: Planted throughout the Peloponnese and also on many Ionian islands. It is at its best in Mantinia where the vineyards lie high. The cooler climate leads to grapes that are low in sugar, low in alcohol, ...

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