Decanter World Wine Awards 2014

Zambartas Wineries has been awarded with 4 medals at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards in London. Our Maratheftiko 2011 and 2012 both won a Silver medal and our Xynisteri 2013 and Shiraz-Lefkada 2012 received Bronze Medals.

The results were announced yesterday and are now online at

We are pleased to see that our wines continue to be judged well over the years at one one of the world’s most prestigious wine competitions, with entries from all over the world and a top panel of judges.

Our Maratheftiko is available in the UK at Berry Bros & Rudd.


Unaussprechlich Gut!

Article by Swiss wine writer Martin Kilchmann for newspaper “SonntagsZeitung” with a focus on Zambartas Winery.

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Caroline Gilby MW uncovers Cyprus burgeoning wine industry

“Caroline Gilby MW uncovers Cyprus’ burgeoning Wine Industry” in -3 November 2014

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Rose 2014 Awarded with Gold medal at Thessaloniki International Wine Competition

Zambartas Wineries was awarded with a gold medal at the Thessaloniki International Wine Competition in Greece for its Rose 2014.

Zambartas Rose was the 3rd best Rose of the competition, with the no. 1 and 2 Rose’s both from Greek origin. Zambartas Rose also received a special mention, being “the best blend of a Greek and foreign grape variety” of the competition.

Thessaloniki International Wine Competition is organized under the auspices of the O.I.V. (International Organization of Vine and Wine), with renowned Greek and foreign wine tasters (enologists, sommeliers and journalists) tasting wines and spirits from Greece and abroad. With over 550 samples entered in the competition, Zambartas Wineries is proud that the Rose was judged to be among the top of the competition.

Wine maker Marcos Zambartas says: “It is an honour to receive a gold medal from a renowned wine competition like the Thessaloniki Wine Competition. It shows that your wine is up to a high standard and can compete with the best wines of Greece and Cyprus.”


Zambartas Wineries awarded with 2 silver Medals at 8th Cyprus Wine Competition

Zambartas Wineries was awarded wit two Silver Medals at the 8th Cyprus Wine Competition. The results were announced during an award ceremony on 25 April in the Limassol Municipal Gardens. The judging committee consisted of local and international judges and the competition was organised under the auspices of the OIV.

Our Maratheftiko 2013 and Lefkada-Shiraz 2013 were both awarded with silver medals.

We were very honoured that the competition was dedicated to Akis Zambartas.


5 Medals at Decanter World Wine Awards 2015

All the wines we entered at the Decanter World Wine Awards this year were awarded, which proves the consistency along our range.

In total, we received 5 medals, a silver for our Rose 2014 and Bronze medals were awarded to our Shiraz-Lefkada 2013, Maratheftiko 2013, Xynisteri 2014 and Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc 2014.

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Our Rose in the Sunday Times Magazine

Our Zambartas Rose was featured in the Sunday Times Magazine in the UK last Sunday as a special recommendation for this summer!

“Just sweet enough with pomegranate and cranberry crispness; perfect with a long sunset”

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Maratheftiko featured in Handelszeitung in Switzerland

Published in Swiss News paper “Handelszeitung”. 29 October 2015 – in German.

Zyperns Weinwunder

” Kein Zweifel: Die Maratheftikos sind die roten Vorzeigeweine Zyperns, die in jeden gut assortierten Weinkeller gehoren. Zu kraftigen Fleischgerichten, Wildspezialitaten oder wurzigen Kasen serviert, werden diese raren, auch in der Schweiz zu vernunftigen Preisen erhaltlichen Edelgewachse hochsten Trinkgenuss bereiten.”

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