Can you picture a Journey of 5000 years of Winemaking tradition?
It’s only too often that an industry employs itself to modernize itself and sometimes at the expense of valuing its heritage and enhancing the past.
The efforts of consolidated work with international varieties has been accomplished and if we’re to judge by the outstanding results from the 7th Annual awards, vinification of traditional indigenous varieties as Maratheftiko (for red and rosé wines) and the white grape Xynisteri have experimented a renewed interest for a promising future. The annual event marks for the most renowned Commandaria also an awakening to future interesting moments which new fortifed and un-fortified labels will be soon making their way to market.
Indeed, the sensation is that Cyprus Winemakers are living a historical moment of renewal which will add a definite chapter to the continued excellence and is the perfect pretext, well worthy, to explore the Nature of Wine that Cyprus will be embellishing in the years to come.