region of Attica in Sterea Ellada is one of the oldest winemaking
areas of Greece. It is here that Dionysus, the God of Wine, introduced
the culture of wine to the Greeks.
A number of inspired winemakers have shown that the
region exhibits all of the necessary qualities for the production
of world class wines.
The Matsa Estate, a historic 12 hectare vineyard, was first planted in Kantza near Athens at the end of the 19th century. Today, the estate is run by the passionate and dedicated viticulturist, Roxanne Matsa, in association with the Boutari Company. With the close support of the Boutari team since 1980, this unique estate has gradually been restored while cultivating both indigenous and international grape varieties ideally adapted to the local soil and ecosystem to produce world-class wines.
the slopes of Mount Gerania, near the town of Megara, we find the
Domaine Evharis, named after the owners Eva Boehme and Harris Antoniou.
The soil, rich in calcium and trace elements, the close proximity
to the sea and the mild climate throughout the year create an ideal
ecosystem for the cultivation of their vineyards which surround
a state-of-the-art winery.
Strofilia, the sister winery of Katogi in Epirus, is located in
Anavyssos, on the way from Athens to Sounion. Strofilia and Katogi,
founded under the same guiding principles, merged to form the progressive
thinking company Katogi-Strofilia SA operated by Sotiris Ioannou.
Strofilia is also known for creating the first wine bar in Greece,
helping popularize Greek Estate wines.
In the foothills of Mount Penteli we find the vineyards and modern
winery of George and Anne Kokotos. The vineyards, located at an
altitude of 450 meters, benefit from the cold winters and cool summer
nights which provide ideal conditions for the ripening of grapes,
including many native and international varieties.