In the beautiful small village of Kapsia in Arcadia,at the viticultural zone of Mandinia, next to the enchanting fir forest of mt. Mainalon, the old mansion of grandfather Evangelos Kalogris, was restored based on tradition and the architectural materials and elements of the place. Evangelos Kalogris junior, by fully respecting his grandfather’s wish, opened the doors of the mansion to the public by creating a small traditional family winery, the first in Peloponnese that was certified as visitable – open to the public, by the Greek Ministry of Tourism.
The visitor can see up close the aging of the wine in the underground cellars and enjoy the organic natural wines in the wine tasting room next to the fireplace, accompanied by traditional handmade delicacies.
The outdoor areas, with a unique view of the forest and the stone-built settlement, are an ideal choice for spring and summer.
The wines come from the family’s owned organic certified vineyards and the vinifications are made using only natural methods, without additives.
Varieties: Moschofilero, Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon.
Exports to America, Canada, England, Denmark & Sweden.
TOUR AND TASTING
Visitors can see the winery premises and the wine aging cellar in the basement of the winery, and enjoy a wine tasting, accompanied by homemade local traditional treats (homemade pie, etc) in the small bottling room in a really welcoming atmosphere. They will be introduced to the principles of organic farming and natural winemaking and if the weather permits visitors may also tour the vineyards.