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.
Zambartas Wineries has been awarded with 4 medals at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards in London. Our Maratheftiko 2011 and 2012 both won a Silver medal and our Xynisteri 2013 and Shiraz-Lefkada 2012 received Bronze Medals. The results were announced yesterday and are now online at www.dwwa.com We are pleased to see that our wines continue to be judged well over the years at one one of the world’s most prestigious wine competitions, with entries from
Zambartas Wineries was awarded with 3 medals in the 14th Thessaloniki International Wine Competition, of which the results were announced today. Our Xynisteri 2013 was awarded with a gold medal and our Maratheftiko 2012 and Epicurean 2012 were both awarded with silver medals. We are very satisfied to see that our wines were judged to be among the top of the competition. For more information, please visit: www.tiwc.gr
Ancient and modern: new discoveries in the wines of Greece and Cyprus, by Demetri Walters MW bbrblog.com Click here to download the pdf.
Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book 2014, by Hugh Johnson. Included in the list of wineries in the Cyprus Section: “Zambartas Wineries *** (well known, highly reputable, particularly good value in its class): Father and Australian trained son run exciting new winery making intense Cab. Fr-Lefkada Rose, very good Shiraz-Lefkada red and excellent Maratheftiko and zesty Xynisteri.”
Mediterranean and Teutonic wines with a sense of Place, By David Williams Published in The Guardian, With a praise for our newly imported Zambartas Maratheftiko 2011, by Berry Bros & Rudd, UK. http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2013/nov/30/mediterranean-teutonic-wines-place-david-williams Click here to download the pdf.
“World Atlas of Wine” 7th edition, by Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. Zambartas Wineries was included, with label, in the latest edition of the “World Atlas of Wine” in the section South East Mediterranean region. We are mentioned among the “best producers…..that make genuinely exciting wines” and our Rose label is included, described as “Evidence of Cyprus’ progress as a wine producer. Zambartas’ rather fine Rose is a blend of Lefkada and Cabernet Franc…” www.worldatlasofwine.com
We are delighted to have been awarded the award for ‘Best Rosé Wine’ of the island, during the yearly Gastromos Event held on 26 February in Nicosia. With this yearly event, Kathimerini Newspaper pays tribute to local products of excellence. A professional tasting comitteé consisiting of sommeliers and wine writers conducted a blind tasting and our Rosé was selected for the award this year. We congratulate all other companies awarded for their products. Cypriot nature provides