We’re not sure if you can learn all about all 1000 wineries in Greece, but this is definitely where you can start! Whether you’re a wine professional or an amateur wine lover, we have put all the information you will ever need for Greece’s key wineries at-a-glance for your convenience.
GAIA Wines was founded in 1994 by Yiannis Paraskevopoulos and Leon Karatsalos. We own two modern wineries that are located in two of the most interesting and promising P.D.O. areas of Greece, Nemea in Peloponnese and Santorini. Gaia’s main aim is to present the potential of the indigenous Greek grape varieties in the wine enthusiasts worldwide.
In ancient times, the idyllic scenery of the valley was home of the 9 Muses, daughters of Zeus, and of Hesiod, one of the greatest poets of ancient Greece, who was born and wrote his works in ancient Askra, a city “rich in grapes” as it was called at that time, the modern Askri. This is the place where the vineyards of the Muses Estate lie.
Domaine Hatzimichalis was founded by Dimitris Hatzimichalis in 1973. He started planting vines in the recently acquired 9 he (20 acres) of land in the region of Atalanti in Central Greece, following an ancient tradition in viticulture, confirmed by numerous testimonies and archaeological evidence.
The Tsantali family has been cultivating vineyards, making wines and distilling ouzo and tsipouro since 1890. Evangelos Tsantalis, second generation winemaker and one of the most charismatic figures in the Greek winemaking history, has rendered the local family business into a rapidly developing brand name, always at the forefront of innovation.
Ktima Gerovassiliou has been involved in vine cultivation and winemaking since 1981. On the slopes of Epanomi, a few kilometers away from the city of Thessaloniki, a meticulously well-cared vineyard surrounds the modern winery, where the renowned Ktima Gerovassiliou wines are produced.
A boutique winery in Chania, Crete producing organic wines from local and international grape varieties. Our philosophy at the Manousakis Winery is just as simple. We believe in carefully and organically cultivating our vines to absorb this scent-filled terroir.
At the beginning of the town (Siatista), in the district Gerania, our traditional stone-built mansion/winery is situated and reached through picturesque little alleys. Its state-of-the-art equipment guarantee the quality of our wines and its capacity fully covers the production of our private-owned vineyards as well as some of the other vine growers from the city of Siatista who have chosen to collaborate with us.
Strofilia began producing wines in 1981 from grapes grown in its vineyards at Anavyssos, Attica. The company built its first small winery a few years later, which remained in service until its production activities were moved to a new, contemporary and fully-equipped winery in Anavyssos.
On the beautiful island of Kos, at the center of the island, at the foothills of Mt. Dikaios, in the welcoming land of Asfenidi where since ancient times has been producing renowned wines, the Triantafyllopoulou Vineyards has been creating its own legacy.
Domaine Porto Carras is the largest organic Greek vineyard with total area 500 hectares. The idea of reviving this area around 60s, deciding to utilize all the potential of the valuable dowry that nature had bestowed on the unique western costs of Sithonia was the mark point of Greek oenology.
TSILILIS K. S.A. is a winery-distillery producing wines and grape spirits. Among our spirits, there is our famous Tsilili Tsipouro, tsipouro is the Greek version of Pisco, and the 5-Year-Old Dark Cave Tsipouro. There are all produced from fresh grape marc, distilled, aged and bottled in our distillery.
Crete has the longest wine production history across Europe, over 4000 years! The vine growing in Crete is part of its lifestyle. Only when you visit this discrete island you are going to realize how distinctive is the domestic vilification for each household that holds over the years.
Founded in 1979, Semeli is a leading Greek winery and one of the country’s most significant wine-related developments. With deep roots in time-honored traditions and our eyes on the future, we produce wines of exceptional quality offering consumers best value for money.
The winery of DOMAINE SIGALAS is located in the North side of Santorini, on the plain of Oia. The most vibrant variety of the Mediterranean region, Santorini’s Assyrtiko, as well as the varieties Aidani, Athiri, Mandilaria and Mavrotragano express the island’s unique “terroir”.
The winery, founded in 2006, is located 5 km away from the city-centre of Veria, 15 km away from Naoussa and 75 km away from Thessaloniki. The winery consists of the winemaking, ageing and maturation facilities, as well as the bottling and storage areas. In addition, an exhibition hall is available.
The 30 acres of the privately owned vineyard by Domaine Michaelidi expand amphitheatrically in Aghios Athanasios and Kyrgia, Drama. The place is situated in northeastern Greece, close to the site of Ancient Philippi, in the land of Edones which boasts of a wine tradition of 2.500 years.
Domaine Zacharioudakis was created at the top of the hill “Orthi Petra” located in the south part of Crete, at an altitude of 500 metres, north of Gortina, next to the village Plouti. Within the 2000 m² organically cultivated vineyard, the state-of-the-art winery with its unique architecture was built.
Domaine Kikones organically cultivated vineyards are located in Maronia, Thrace and cover a surface of 10ha in total. Vassilis Tassou, Domaine Kikones Vineyard Manager, is in charge of the organic cultivation and ensures the high quality of the grapes produced with the least technological intervention possible.
The love for wine, and respect for the production process, led the family of George Bougiouris to create The Bougiouris Estate. The Estate was created in 2006, when the first vines were planted.They were mainly Greek (Malagousia, Roditis, Assyrtiko, Athiri) and also international (Merlot) grape varieties in 25 acres situated on the slopes of Mount Cithaeron in Erythrae of West Attica.
Τhe estate vineyards are located beside the family residence and in two nearby locations, with a total area of approximately 40 acres. The land and the climate are particularly well-suited for the production of high-quality wines and the vineyards are certified for Best Farming Practice. The estate grows more than 15 varieties of grape of both Greek and international origin, from which the wines are produced.
In a landscape scattered with enormous round granite boulders, a geological phenomenon to be found in only two or three other places around the world, in an area protected as of exceptional natural beauty, Alexandre Avatangelos with Gérard Margeon dreamt of vineyards springing up.
There’s something very inviting about the Gikas Winery as soon as you set eyes on it. Once you enter into the attractive large wooden door at the front of the caste-like stone structure you’ll be impressed with the high-tech equipment, barrels and vats that represent its beating heart.
Domaine Diamantakos is located in the PDO Naoussa area. It is essentially a family firm and the produced wine is a product of the love we have for vinery and wine. We are the third generation of winemakers, counting more than ten years of bottling labeled products.
Idaia winery is a family company whose members have obtained remarkable achievements thanks to their knowledge, experience and love for wine production. Their passion for the wine targets in attracting more and more people in order to initiate them in the charm of wines.
Sgouridi Wines Ltd. is the vision and life project of Sgouridi family. Panagiotis, Anastasia and threir sons Sgouris and Napoleon, gradually created a private organic vineyard of aproximately 25 acres, which is situated in the farmlands of Mandra village in Avdira region on the coastline of Thrace.
It was in 1991 that the Dougos family embarked on its trip to the world of Greek wine. A trip meant to develop into a fascinating creation of vineyards and top quality wines. The company’s primary concerns have always been the wish for development of wine quality as well as respect for the environment – the vineyards are organically cultivated – and the consumers’ health.
Domaine Biblia Chora is situated on the slopes of mount Pangeon at Kokkinochori, Kavala. In 1998, Vassilis Tsaktsarlis and Vangelis Gerovassiliou created a vineyard of biological cultivation which today extends to over 350 acres. Within this stretch of land is the modern winery in which the wines of the Domaine are produced.
The small familial enterprise of Argatia was founded in 2000 by Panagiotis Georgiadis, specialist in collective actions of viti-vinicultural sector and Dr Haroula Spinthiropoulou, agronomist, specialist in viticulture, writer of the book “Grapevine varieties of Greece”.
The winery is a modern new producer of quality wines in Crete. It is located southwest of the city of Heraklion in the heart of the province Malevizi, outside the village of Kato Asites and the historic Monastery of St. George Gorgolaini, in the eastern foothills of Psiloritis at an altitude of 450 meters, a region with a long history in vine cultivation and the production of wines and spirits.
On the foot of Mount Narthakio and in the heart of Thessaly – Central Greece, lies the winery and vineyards of Arlekinon Chora. With absolute respect towards the environment that surrounds us and by investing in organic cultivation, we minimize the interventions on all the stages of our production.
Thanasis Papaioannou is one of the first producers who understood and promoted the idea that wine must maintain its unique characteristics. These characteristics come of the grape variety, the vineyards location as well as the procedures, which are followed by the viticulturist – producer for the sake of a biological balance.