Lefkada and its wines
Lefkada and its Wines
Lefkada is a large and fertile island has much to offer visitors and residents alike. Impressive landscapes, large, golden beaches, traditional villages, charming capital, archaeological sites and museums, local cuisine and wine delights of the unique traditional varieties.
The famous varieties : Vardea and Vertzami are grown only in Lefkada. The white Vardea is cultivate on the south, in the villages of Agios Petros, Sivros, Vassiliki, Kontarena and less in Marantohori. From this we make the "Lefkadian Land White", a wine with many distinctions and fanatic friends.
Visit LEFKAS' EARTH (Lefkaditiki Gi) winery to make your stay even more interesting.
The productive procedure of whichever product has its charm for whoever is interested in acquainting themselves with it from up close. Even more so when this product happens to be wine.
A tour of our winery is an interesting recommendation for the holiday maker to add a touch of flavour to their stay. The guided tour is both pleasant and enlightening, lasting from 20 minutes to an hour, depending on the available time and interest of the visitor.
The talk begins with a brief retrospection of traditional wine-making methods and vine cultivation in Lefkada, as well as an exhibition tour of old wine making and farming tools.
In the adjacent building, there is a room dedicated to olive oil, its production and the olive press. After the exhibition, there is a walk through the vine yard leading to the winery, where the "know-how" and state of the art equipment have first say in the production of our wine. This being the place where the visitor can become acquainted with productive procedures, fermentation and bottling. Having pasted through the vine yard with the aromatic vines of the area, our visitor arrives at the wine tasting hall, where they can savour the wines and purchase from the fine selection available.
How to reach "Lefkas' Earth"
You can visit the winery driving to the south of the Island. It is situated in the 8th km of the Nydri-Vassiliki road, on your right just 500m after the cross road of Sivros. The distance is 24 km from the town of Lefkas, 8 km from Nydri and 12 km from Vassiliki.
Summer period Timetable
May, Jun: daily exept Sunday: 10.00-15.00 July, August until September 15: daily 10.00-20.00 15 September until 15 October, exept Sunday: daily 10.00-15.00 Different hours only after telephone communication Tel.: (+30) 2645095200 e-mail: [email protected]