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Vouni Panagias-Ampelitis



Wine Route 2 (Vouni Panagias-Ampelitis)

ROUTE: Pafos, Mesogi, Tsada, Stroumbi, Polemi, Psathi, Kannaviou, Asprogia, Pano Panagia, Chrysorrogiatissa, Agia Moni, Statos-Agios Fotios, Koilineia, Galataria, Pentalia, Amargeti, Eledio, Agia Varvara, Acheleia or Choulou, Lemona, Kourdaka, Letymvou, Kallepeia

In this region which, of course, has long wine traditions, among its profusion of vineyards, sprinkled here and there with modern wineries, you will encounter a welcome not only from the winemakers but everyone else - they are lively, they appreciate good wine and enjoy sharing their enthusiasm and their feelings. Good wine and good company are all you need - that is their motto.

General characteristics

The route lies east of Pafos in a mountainous area with relatively high altitudes. The steep slopes are covered by forest and vineyards. The environment creates habitats for a large number of flora typified by the clusters of oak (Quercus infectoria). The pine forests are mainly in the north east. The area has many types of mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds. Along this route, the visitor will find seven wineries open to visitors.

Climate: The area reaches an altitude of 1,144m (3,753 feet) and enjoys above average rainfall. It has a relatively mild climate.

Terroir: The river valley soil is of loamy to clay technical composition.

Vines: Most of the villages in the area belong to the “Vouni Panayias - Ambelitis” Appellation Controlé (OEOP), with 27 grape varieties of grape vine, of which there is an impressive showing of Carignan Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon.

White varieties: Xynisteri, Palomino, Malvasia L., Malvasia G., Ugni Blanc, Plant X., Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Semillon, Chardonnay, Sultana, Malaga, Muscat of Alexandria.

Red varieties: Mavro, Ofthalmo, Maratheftiko, Lefkada, Carignan, Mattaro (Mourvèdre), Oellade, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Alicante B., Black Muscat, Grenache, Shiraz, Merlot.

WINERIES

Vouni Panagia Winery (Panagia): www.vounipanayiawinery.com

Tsangarides Winery (Lemona): www.tsangarideswinery.com

Shoufas Winery (Koilineia): www.shoufas.com

Makkas Winery (Statos-Agios Fotios): www.makkaswinery.com.cy

Avacas Winery (Statos-Agios Fotios): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chrysorogiatissa Monastery Winery (Panagia): www.wineriescyprus.com/chrysoroyiatissa-monastery-winery

Ezousa Farm Kannaviou: www.ezousa.com

Tsalapatis Winery (Polemi): www.tsalapatiswinery.com

Kalamos Winery (Amargeti): www.kalamoswinery.com

Kolios Winery (Statos-Agios Fotios): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vouni Panagias Ampelitis Map

Vouni Panagias Ampelitis Map

Vineyards

Vineyards

Choulou Village

Choulou Village

Pano Panagia Village

Pano Panagia Village

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