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

Jancis Robinson – ‘The Cyprus Wine Revolution’

Jancis Robinson – ‘The Cyprus Wine Revolution’

Article with tasting notes and rates by Jancis Robinson, including our wines, following a tasting in London.

Access in PDF here:Jancis Robinson Tasting London

Or on Jancisrobinson.com (member access only)

Cyprus’s Vineyard Treasure Trove – Jancis Robinson.com

Cyprus’s Vineyard Treasure Trove – by Dr. Jose Vouillamoz

A very interesting article by Dr. Jose Vouillamoz (co- author of Wine Grapes) on a recent visit to Cyprus about indigenous varieties, where Marcos invited him to see our ‘Margelina’ vineyard from 1921.

The article can be accessed online at:http://www.jancisrobinson.com/articles/cypruss-vineyard-treasure-trove

Or read the full article here in PDF: jancis robinson

Marcos and Dr. Jose Vouillamoz in Margelina Vineyard

A minute with Marcos Zambartas- Interview in Cyprus Mail

Would you like to get to know Marcos, other than for his ‘wine life’? Read this short and fun interview with Marcos in the Cyprus Mail and get a more complete picture of the man behind the wine 🙂

Read the interview here online or in PDF (with pictures): A minute with Marcos- Cyprus Mail Dec 2016

Gastronomos Award for our Xynisteri Single Vineyard – Kathimerini Newspaper

Our Xynisteri Single Vineyard 2015 got awarded as the ‘best Xynisteri of 2016’ by Gastronomos Magazine of Kathimerini Newspaper, during an evening dedicated to Cypriot quality food and drinks  early December 2016. It was an honour to be awarded this title and to be choosen from the many good Xynisteri’s available on the island. An encouraging recogniton to continue our focus on our indigenous variety Xynisteri!

Please read the article here in Greek, and watch the video, it is worth it!

Zambartas Xynisteri Sinlge Vineyard: A new Era for Xynisteri – Maria Massoura

Cypriot food&wine writer Maria Massoura joined us late September for the harvest of our Xynisteri Vineyard. She wrote a vivid article about what makes Xynisteri, and in particular our Xynisteri Single Vineyard such a unique wine!

Read her story in Greek or English

Highlighting the top 5 Cypriot wine producers and wines – Justin Keay for “The Buyer”

Justin Keay visited the Cyprus wine tasting at Vinter’s Hall in London at the end of October 2016 and wrote a to the point article for the British on-trade wine magazine “The Buyer”.

Pleaser read the article here:http://www.the-buyer.net/tasting/wine/cyprus-tasting-justin-keay/

Yiannis Karakasis MW “Wines of Purity and Character”

Yiannis Karakasis MW – ‘Zambartas Winery in Cyprus: Wines of purity and character’ – published on October 15, 2016

Please read the full blog post online: www.karakasis.mw/zambartas-winery-cyprus-wines-purity-and-character

Or download in PDF: yiannis-karakasis-mw