A Winemaker’s Wife – Australia in our heart!

The visit of our Australian friends last week to Cyprus, threw Marcos and I back in time 10 years (!), to the place where our story started.  Down under, between the vines and kangaroos, Marcos became a winemaker and I entered the Zambartas story. Australia is really at the heart of our winery and family […]

Summer Salad with Dades and Almonds paired with Zambartas Rose

I discovered this salad a few years ago in one of my favorite cooking books* and it quickly became a ‘regular’ on the Zambartas’ family table.  It is a perfect side dish or starter for a bbq party, but also delicious on its own for a light summer lunch or dinner wit a glass of […]

Open Cellar Doors Saturday& Sunday 20-21 May

On Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May we open our doors from 11.00 AM until 5.00 PM. We welcome you to visit our winery and experience Cyprus’ wine culture. Get a tour around the winery, taste our full arnge of wines and meet Marcos and Marleen; who will be happy to explain you all about […]

A Winemaker’s Wife – Flaouna day, delving into true Cyprus tradition

Today I experienced my first real ‘baptism’ into the tradition of Easter Flaounes. Yes, during my years in Cyprus, I ate them, both homemade and from the bakery. There is no way to escape them during Easter time in Cyprus. The oven baked pastries, stuffed with a mixture of halloumi, anari, herbs, raisins and eggs, […]

Lamb cutlets from the oven with Zambartas Xynisteri Single Vineyard

From time to time, we would like to share a recipe with you. An all-time favourite of the Zambartas family, something traditional Cypriot or an exciting new discovery in a cookbook. Today’s recipe, is lamb from the oven. Lamb is a classic for anybody that grew up in Cyprus or visits the island frequently. It […]