It’s a recognition of the achievements attained and challenging a future that is here today.
As a familiar presence, women have since time immemorial been linked to winemaking and ever since have sustained the wine sector, to have brought it to where it is today. Thankfully, it’s not gender inequality disputes that has stopped her progression.
For her persistence, ever-growing presence and ever-lasting contributions, we do feel very blessed for us join them towards the unending feat of balanced authenticity and partner of equals in shaping the wine culture of Cyprus.
A timely present for fathers day and for a fond viticultural future of Cyprus wine.
Unveiling secrets – more than something to be proud of.
Vouni Panayia collective effort extracting and expressing knowledge, research and personal as well family affinity with the land. These Microcuvées come at a time where experimenting with local varieties has yet to reach its peak.
The Vouni Panagia Microvinifications Series is fruit of experimenting with the native varieties of Cyprus through a series of selected small microcuvées.
The aim of the family is an in-depth understanding of the potential of indigenous varieties of the island through the observation of their behavior in different wine-growing and oenological practices.
Each wine represents a specific theme. The seven themes – labels include shots from the people and the natural environment around the winery, as well as moments and memories of the family.
Marios Karystos, graphic designer responsible for Vouni Panagias new visual identity and label design, involved artists and friends Andrea Allabrite, Andreas Bouka, Dimitris Klonos, Alexandra Manousaki, Manolis Moumalides and George Tzavaras, who portrayed these stories in their unique style.
Feature writer and cool hunter Jill Campbell MacKay passed away on saturday after a long fight with illness. Funeral to be held at the Lemona cemetery on 23rd of April, 2018
Fight against big C was tough and she leaves the entertainment scene orphan both professionally, as a bold journalist and Public relations personality, but also as a dear friend of her friends who enjoyed a good laugh and a bottle of wine.
You will be watching upon us from above and beyond Jill.
Αιωνια της η μνημη. Rest in peace.
Jill Campbell Mackay’s final resting place will be at the Lemona cemetery.
On Monday 23rd of April, 2018 there will be a service at the cemetery and a farewell drink in her honor. Her family arrived in Cyprus this Wednesday to accompany and arrange final details. We would like to extend our most sincere of condolences to family and friends.
An age-old family aspiration finally comes to fruition. It’s easier said with the finished product in hand.
The relative symbolic importance of this Zivania, is that, it’s as testimonial to winemaker Andreas Kyriakides’s vision, as it is to 30 years of evolution of Cyprus winemaking. While one can’t negate a 5 millennial heritage and an arduous farming past, it’s the future perspective that sits in the capable hands of a few Vignerons that is important today. Today’s achievement is that of been able to crystallize ideas and dreams into winemaking that hits the palate and the shelves.
That’s for Promara. There isn’t a long list of grapes that can stand as testimonial as to the where and how, almost extinct grapes, can be traced to have marked a new path for Cyprus winemakers in tackling fine wine on the island and the future for endemic grapes.
Fortunately the history is short – 6 years separates these #Piday dates and let’s not just look at the market now with the 2017 Promara vintages, but take Promara as a grape variety that changed a winery, that changed how white wines would be released to the market, that changed the look towards vineyards and lost grapes, and the grapes that has made a proven case for patience, value and heritage. The same patience and vision it took Vouni Panayia Winery to aim for an age-old family aspiration.