A lovely write up and high tasting scores in one of Switzerland’s most serious wine magazines! Open in PDF: Schweizerische Wein Zeitung March 2018 – (In German)
We are delighted to see that our wines performed well again in this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards! We are especially excited that our Shiraz-Lefkada 2013 received 91 points; the patience to age this wine a bit longer in our cellar was rewarded. Our 2017 competition results are as follows: Shiraz- Lefkada 2013 – Silver – 91 Points Xynisteri 2016 – Bronze – 88 Points Rose 2016 – Bronze – 87 Points Maratheftiko 2015 – Bronze – 86 Points For
Our Zambartas Rose 2017 was awarded with a Silver Medal at the 2018 edition of the International Rose Championship held in Krakow in March, under the auspices Mrs. Elisabeth Gabay MW and Amorim Group. Over 200 Rose wines from 15 different countries participated and only 30% of the the contestants received a medal. The Jury consisted of a variety of very experienced people in the wine industry, such as Masters of Wine, journalists, enologists and
‘Message in a Bottle’ – Wine Talk by Adam Montefiore in the Jerusalem Post Magazine, 30 November 2018. Featuring Zambartas and Vlassides Wineries, exporting to Israel. Online version: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Wine-Talk-Message-in-a-bottle-573147 For PDF:Message in a bottle – Jerusalem Post November 2018
Our Zambartas Rosé 2018 has been awarded with a Gold Medal in the International Rose Championship 2019. Our Rose ended 4th in the Competition, with a overal score of 89.5 and was one of the only 6 Gold Medals. We are very proud that our deeply couloured signature Rosé was judged to be among the very top in a competition with entries from all over the world, representing different Rosé styles. The high level 15 member
Zambartas Wineries was awarded with 2 Gold Medals during this year’s Cyprus Wine Competiton, held in April. An international jury of enologists, sommeliers and wine writers judged a large selection of Cypriot wines. Our Mataro-Yiannoudi 2017 and Koukouvagia Red 2017 both were awared with a gold medal and judged among the top of the competition.
Summer in a Bottle, by Mathew Stowell for Amathus Beach Hotel Magazine, featuring Cyprus Rosé as seriously good wine. ‘The past decade Cyprus’ Rosé has justifiably moved from the beach bonfire to the formal dining room’ Read the article: Rose Article Amathus Beach Hotel ( in English)
The whole Eastern Mediterranean is now geared to growing and producing wine with individuality and quality, in a way unthought-of before. An article in the Jerusalem Post, Israel’s largest English language newspaper, by wine writer Adam Montefiore. Read the article (in English) HERE
Vivid and engaging article about Cyprus wineries and their approach to viticulture written by acclaimed Professor of Viticulture at Bordeaux University Kees van Leeuwen. Published in Perswijn, the Dutch wine magazine for professionals. Read article ‘Traditie wijst de toekomst de weg’ (Tradition leads the way for the future) in Dutch: Perswijn 3 – Kees van Leeuwen – Cyprus_20
“Caroline Gilby MW uncovers Cyprus’ burgeoning Wine Industry” in Harpers.co.uk -3 November 2014 Click here to download the pdf.