Cyprus: luxury on the beach and terrific wines in the hills The best way to combine the different realities of Cyprus is to head into the hills and meet the winemakers, as wine writer Nina Caplan discovers on her visit to the newly-opened Amara Hotel. READ ARTICLE HERE: https://cluboenologique.com/story/cyprus-luxury-on-the-beach-and-terrific-wines-in-the-hills/
Zambartas Wineries was awarded with a gold medal at the Thessaloniki International Wine Competition in Greece for its Rose 2014. Zambartas Rose was the 3rd best Rose of the competition, with the no. 1 and 2 Rose’s both from Greek origin. Zambartas Rose also received a special mention, being “the best blend of a Greek and foreign grape variety” of the competition. Thessaloniki International Wine Competition is organized under the auspices of the O.I.V. (International Organization
Zambartas Wineries was awarded wit two Silver Medals at the 8th Cyprus Wine Competition. The results were announced during an award ceremony on 25 April in the Limassol Municipal Gardens. The judging committee consisted of local and international judges and the competition was organised under the auspices of the OIV. Our Maratheftiko 2013 and Lefkada-Shiraz 2013 were both awarded with silver medals. We were very honoured that the competition was dedicated to Akis Zambartas.
All the wines we entered at the Decanter World Wine Awards this year were awarded, which proves the consistency along our range. In total, we received 5 medals, a silver for our Rose 2014 and Bronze medals were awarded to our Shiraz-Lefkada 2013, Maratheftiko 2013, Xynisteri 2014 and Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc 2014. For more information, please visit: http://www.decanter.com/decanter-awards/
Published in Swiss News paper “Handelszeitung”. 29 October 2015 – in German. Zyperns Weinwunder ” Kein Zweifel: Die Maratheftikos sind die roten Vorzeigeweine Zyperns, die in jeden gut assortierten Weinkeller gehoren. Zu kraftigen Fleischgerichten, Wildspezialitaten oder wurzigen Kasen serviert, werden diese raren, auch in der Schweiz zu vernunftigen Preisen erhaltlichen Edelgewachse hochsten Trinkgenuss bereiten.” Click here to download the pdf.
We have received a gold medal and two silver medals at the International Wine Competition of Thessaloniki 2016 where more than 500 wines were tasted blind. The award winning wines are Lefkada-Shiraz 2013, Zambartas Marhatheftiko 2014 and Zambartas Rosé 2015. It is the 3rd time in a row that Zambartas winery receives a gold medal during this competition. Marcos adds: ‘It is always a nice feeling to see team effort being recognised and rewarded. The cooperating
We are happy to announce that we have been awarded 6 medals at this year’s Cyprus Wine Competition. Our wines were distinguished amongst 132 wine labels of 29 Cypriot wineries which participated in the 9th Cyprus Wine Competition. Our Rose 2015 and Lefkada-Shiraz 2014 were both awarded with a Gold Medal and our Maratheftiko 2014, Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Xynisteri Single Vineyard 2015 and Shiraz-Lefkada 2013 received Silver Medals.
At this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards, held in early May in London, we have received 1 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals. Our Rose 2015 was awarded with Silver and all the other wines we entered in the competition received Bronze; Xynisteri 2015, Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Maratheftiko 2014 and our Lefkada –Shiraz 2014. We are happy with our steady results at Decanter over the years and especially satisfied that all our wines entered were awarded,
Our Maratheftiko was featured in the esteemed Swiss Culinary Magazine Marmite in a lovely article written by Bettina Hoefer. Please read it here: http://www.marmite.ch/europa-mal-anders-weinwettbewerb.html Our see the PDF of the published copy:marmite
We are happy to be included in a travel reportage about Cyprus in National Geographic Traveler (Netherlands/Belgium Edition) September 2016. The reportage was made by well known Dutch journalists Rick Nieman and Sacha de Boer. Please find the Original article (in Dutch) here: national-geographic-nl or read the English Translation here:national-geographic-traveller-nl-english-translation
Yiannis Karakasis MW – ‘Zambartas Winery in Cyprus: Wines of purity and character’ – published on October 15, 2016 Please read the full blog post online: www.karakasis.mw/zambartas-winery-cyprus-wines-purity-and-character Or download in PDF: yiannis-karakasis-mw