Achaia Clauss, a Historical Winery of Greece
Achaia Clauss Winery is the oldest winery in Greece, built-in 1861 by the visionary Bavarian Gustav Clauss. With a long history and winemaking heritage, Achaia Clauss combines tradition with innovation, both in the vineyard and the winery. The vineyards and the winery are located in the hills of Petroto Patras in Peloponnese.
As a leader in producing Mavrodaphne since 1873, Achaia Clauss Winery has a collection of old vintages, including the oldest Mavrodaphne in the world.
The wines “Aroma Lofou” offer a dynamic introduction in the contemporary styles of Greek wine. The lovers of sweet wines also can enjoy a selection of Mavrodaphne and Muscat, two authentic local wines.
The Vines and the Grapes of the Winery
Their vineyards are present in the best areas of the region and enjoy perfect conditions for vines’ growth and cultivation. They produce their wines in their cellar using modern techniques combined with traditional methods. The wines have a unique taste and aroma that showcase their gifted terroir. The main grape varieties grown include Mavrodaphne, Muscat, Agirgitiko, and Cabernet Sauvignon. The best grapes go into producing their fantastic red, white, rosé, and fortified wines.
Visiting this Mesmerizing Property on the Island of Peloponnese
While visiting the most emblematic wine castle in Greece, wine lovers have the opportunity to walk on cobbled streets among stone towers, historic tile roof buildings, gardens, two churches, statues, traditional winemaking tools, awards from around the world, and historical books. The beautiful surroundings and relaxing atmosphere make the winery a must-see on your next visit to the island of Peloponnese.