Domaine Glinavos - zitsa - winery
“Wine is bottled poetry”
Robert Louis Stevenson
"Wine gladdens the heart of a man and joyfulness is the mother of all virtues"
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil”
Lord Byron
"Gods gave to mortals the grapevine because without wine love would not exist, nor any other joy in people’s lives"
Euripides
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Categories

Not all wines or wine distillates are the same. This is the reason why there are wide variations, both in terms of quality and in price. By extension, there are different categories of wines and spirits, which are determined by the various soils, microclimates, the yields and natural grape varieties.

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YEARS OF EXPERIENCE & TRADITION
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YEARS OF EXPERIENCE & TRADITION

OUR HISTORY, OUR VINEYARDS, OUR WINERY, OUR CELLARS & OUR PHILOSOPHY

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Glinavos

Food Pairing

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING - THE BASIC RULES AND THEIR EXCEPTIONS

Undoubtedly, wine affects the taste of food and vice versa. One can highlight the taste of the othe. The main challenge is to create complementarity among the flavours of wine and food.

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS
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AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

RECOGNITION AND REWARD LOCALLY & INTERNATIONALLY

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OUR NEWS

FOUR MEDALS AT THE DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2017

Our collection continues to grow. This time we can boast of 4 medals granted during the Decanter World Wine Awards Competition (DWWA), comprising part of the most famous and important wine events in the world.  It is only natural that a GOLD Medal would be one of our distinctions. •    SYRAH, 2013 /...


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8 NEW DISTINCTIONS IN TWO INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS

Domaine Glinavos entered 2017 in the best possible way by receiving 8 new distinctions from two international competitions, turning it into the only multi-awarded winery in Epirus and the first in awards in Northwestern Greece.  The first awards were bestowed by the PAR WINE AWARD 2017, where the 2015 vintage Primus...


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TWO GOLD DISTINCTIONS DURING THE ASIA WINE TROPHY AWARDS 2016

The quality characterizing the wines of Domaine Glinavos is continuously recognized at an international level. This time the distinction came from distant South Korea. Domaine Glinavos was granted two medals at the International Competition Asia Wine Trophy. Syrah, 2012 / Gold Medal Red Velvet, 2010 / Gold Medal A...


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FOUR MEDALS BY DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2016

For 38 years we insist on quality! This is not negotiable and the result appears on your permanent preference and on the international awards. Four more medals by Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 are now added to the multitude of medals we have won over the years.  Syrah 2012 /  Silver Medal Primus Zitsa 2015...


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TWO GOLD MEDALS IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION BERLINER WEIN TROPHY

 The 20th Berliner Wein Trophy took place in Berlin on 04th to 07h  February 2016. This being our  2nd year participating at the competition and two of our wines were awarded GOLD MEDALS , Red Velvet and Syrah.                   RED VELVET, 2010 /...


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16TH INTERNATIONAL THESSALONIKI WINE AND SPIRITS COMPETITION

The 16th “International Thessaloniki Wine and Spirits competition” took place between 24th to 26th February 2016.  This is a prestigious and successful event, gathering wines from Greece and abroad, judged by distinguished Greek and foreign wine experts. Furthermore, the competition’s medals are recognised...


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IN HONOUR OF OUR FOUNDER LEFTERIS GLINAVOS

During the 60’s there was a man whose vision was that his homeland could produce exceptional quality grapes. So, he decided to leave it, to go abroad and study oenology and viniculture at the famous school in Bordeaux, France. He dreamed of becoming one of the first oenologists in the winemaking field in Greece. Thirty...


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ISO CERTIFICATION BY DQS HELLAS

Domaine Glinavos was inspected by DQS Hellas, a member of the world group DQS GmbH, based in Frankfurt, which is one of the leading organizations in the field of certification for Quality Assurance Systems in Europe. DQS GmbH officially represents Germany in the IQNet (International Quality Network). DQS Hellas certified...


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NEW LOOK FOR LADY FROSYNI

New look for Lady Frosyni, one of our wines produced 36 years ago for the first time!   A few words about her story . . . The story of Lady Frosyni was linked to that of Ali Pasha of Ioannina and her tragic end on January 11th,1801 was sung in folk tradition but also became an opera, a novel and a film. Ali Pasha decided...


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A CLASSIC ROSE WINE MADE FOR PRIVÉ MOMENTS

Rosé Privé is the only still rose wine produced by Domaine Glinavos being part of  its classic wine category. Recently, it has been thoroughly upgraded in terms of label and also with respect to its varietal composition. The new vintage, 2014, is marketed with a new label representing a stately armchair, thus symbolizing...


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6 + 1 INTERNATIONAL DISTINCTIONS FOR OUR WINERY

Our hard work and dedication are rewarded! The route we have taken to follow, that of tradition and high quality requires care and love for one’s motherland.  Our faith, over the years, towards producing quality wines and our consistency are rewarded nearly every year by International wine experts.  This year...


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DOMAINE GLINAVOS RE-BRANDING

In October 2013, we decided to follow a “design” trail for a complete rebranding of our winery by renewing our logo as well as the labels of our PREMIUM wines. The main product (the wine) remains the same with the best possible quality. Kommigraphics Design Studio helped us to completely change the aesthetic of the labels...


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THE EPIROTIC WINES OF DOMAINE GLINAVOS ARE ‘APPROACHING’ MELBOURNE

After their successful presences in Australian exhibitions, DOMAINE GLINAVOS’ wines will shortly be available in Australia. George Prentzas and Vasiliki Makou, the company’s sales representatives, visited Melbourne and presented the DOMAINE GLINAVOS’ superior quality wines in a Wine Tasting Event which...


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GOLD AND SILVER MEDALS

Full of proudness and happiness, DOMAINE GLINAVOS team would like to congratulate Alexandra Tsiavou, winner of bronze medal at Olympic Games in London 2012, and the brothers Nikos and Apostolos Gountoulas for their victories at the World Rowing Coastal Championship at Helsingborg, Sweden. Alexandra...


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ST BRIEUC – BRETAGNE, FRANCE

Mr. Lefteris Glinavos (founder of DOMAINE GLINAVOS S.A.) and Mr. Thodoris Alexiou (President of Epirus Gastronomy Club and Export Consultant to the firm) visited St Brieuc, France accompanied by Mr. Anestis Anastasiou (Tourism Consultant) in order to participate in an event within the framework of C2C program organized...