Ivan Barbic MW – Die Wiege des Weins

‘Die Wiege des Weins’  by Ivan barbic MW, in Schweiz am Wochenende, 24 November 2018.

A write up by Master of Wine Ivan Barbic. In German

PDF here:AZ_E-Paper_Zypern-die Wiege des Weins_Nov_2018 (002)

Message in a bottle – Jerusalem Post November 2018

Message in a Bottle’ – Wine Talk by Adam Montefiore in the Jerusalem Post Magazine, 30 November 2018.

Featuring Zambartas and Vlassides Wineries, exporting to Israel.

Online version: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Wine-Talk-Message-in-a-bottle-573147

For PDF:Message in a bottle – Jerusalem Post November 2018

Silver Medal at International Rose Championship 2018

Our Zambartas Rose 2017 was awarded with a Silver Medal at the 2018 edition of the International Rose Championship held in Krakow in March, under the auspices Mrs. Elisabeth Gabay MW and Amorim Group.

Over 200 Rose wines from 15 different countries participated and only 30% of the the contestants received a medal. The Jury consisted of a variety of very experienced people in the wine industry, such as Masters of Wine, journalists, enologists and sommeliers.

The silver medal shows our that our Rose continues to be a wine of class and quality and we are excited to see it can stand next to quality Rose wines from all over the world!

Read the full results here: https://www.rosechampionship.com/2018-results

Article in Schweizerische Weinzeitung – March 2018

A lovely write up and high tasting scores in one of  Switzerland’s most serious wine magazines!

Open in PDF: Schweizerische Wein Zeitung March 2018 – (In German)

Article in VINUM Magazine Switzerland

An article about Cyprus wines in the respected wine magazine Vinum in Switzerland by Rudolf Trefzer. ( In German)


Bronze Medal at the International Rose Championship

We were delighted to find out that our Rose 2016 received a Bronze Medal at the first edition of the International Rose Championship 2017, held under the auspices of Rose expert Elizabeth Gabay MW.

With more than 180 samples entered from varied countries such as France, Australia, Spain, Italy and Israel, we are very happy that our Rose was one of the 50 wines that got awarded a medal. Rated with over 84 points, it shows that it can compete with rose wines from all over the world and be judged among the top!

For more information, please visit: www.rosechampionship.com

Decanter World Wine Awards 2017

We are delighted to see that our wines performed well again in this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards! We are especially excited that our Shiraz-Lefkada 2013 received 91 points; the patience to age this wine a bit longer in our cellar was rewarded.

Our 2017 competition results are as follows:

Shiraz- Lefkada 2013 – Silver – 91 Points

Xynisteri 2016 – Bronze – 88 Points

Rose 2016 – Bronze – 87 Points

Maratheftiko 2015 – Bronze – 86 Points

For more information visit:http://www.decanter.com/decanter-awards/

36 Hours in Cyprus – New York Times

36 Hours in Cyprus by Seth Sherwood – New York Times, 2 April 2017

A lovely alternative guide to Cyprus from the New York Times. What to do in 36 hours? Drink our Xynisteri Single Vineyard!

QUOTE: ‘Tip: The Zambartas winery’s take on Xynisteri — a native Cypriot white grape — is a complex, full-bodied wine with hints of melon, honey and green apple.’

Read The article here(click picture):


2 Medals at Cyprus Wine Competition 2017

We received 2 silver medals at the 10th Cyprus Wine Competition, held from 3-5 May in Paphos. Over 140 samples of Cyprus’ wines were tasted by an international jury panel. Our Shiraz-Lafkada 2015 and our Xynisteri 2016 both received a silver medal.

Marcos and Christodoulos receive the awards from Mr. Hadjipavlu

Schweizer Illustrierte – ‘Zypern Trend und Tradition’

We were included in a travel story published by well known Swiss Newspaper ‘Schweizer Illustrierte’  together with TUI Travel group.

A lovely article showing Cyprus’ true nature and tradition as well as its modern vibe!

PDF in German:Schweisser Illustrierte & TUI – Travel story