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Carlsberg continues to be the best selling beer in Cyprus, although smaller brands are gradually eroding its lead, while rival KEO is the household name when it comes to wine sales.

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The annual Cyprus Wine Festival in Limassol opens on Thursday 8 September evening, celebrating its 50th anniversary and promising an upgraded cultural programme and many innovations.

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The Cyprus Tourist Organisation publishes details including illustrated brochures of three wine routes that take in the vineyards and wineries of Limassol District.  Each is a comfortable day out – enjoy!

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The Cyprus Tourist Organisation publishes details including illustrated brochures of three wine routes that take in the vineyards and wineries of Paphos District.  Each is a comfortable day out – enjoy!

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Cyprus grape harvest in full swing

On 16 September 2009 By

September is the month of the grape harvest from the vineyards covering the rolling slopes of Cyprus – especially around Kathikas, Stroumbi and Polemi.

Families get together to harvest the years grapes before taking them to the local wineries to have them turned into Cyprus wine.

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Cyprus Vineyards in January

On 25 January 2009 By

The countryside of Paphos district on the western slopes of the Troodos is wine growing country. Villages like Stroupi, Polemi and Fyti are surrounded by many vineyards.

The situation is changing. Apparently EU Grants no longer favour viticulture, so many of the vines are being ripped up to grow other crops. Despite that, there are [...]

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The hillsides around Polemi and Stroumbi in Paphos Region are covered in vineyards.

It’s a terrific place to walk in the country at any time of the year, but in autumn the golden colours of the vines add a real vibrancy to the countryside.

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SODAP – Fine Cyprus Wines

On 19 August 2008 By

In 1947, a team of forward looking Vine Growers decided to organise their own production to relieve themselves from the insecurities of the troubled times on the Island. They created SODAP uniting 10,000 families from 144 vine growing villages into one wine co-operative.

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