LOEL LTD was founded in 1943 and it was the first winery in Cyprus that was organised in the form of public company having thousands of shareholders, who in their majority were viticulturists. In the initial stages of its operation, LOEL produced spirits and fortified wines as the only quality products that could be produced from the indigenous grape varieties of those times, as Mavro, Xynisteri and Muscat of Alexandria, from which a unique Cypriot wine was produced, famous abroad and known under the name “LOEL Muscat”.
When the Ministry of Agriculture imported and planted in Cyprus new grape varieties in order to enrich and upgrade the Cypriot vineyards, LOEL was the first winery that accepted with enthusiasm this new qualitative upgrade, producing very soon after that, high quality table wines with fresh and fruity character, as was Palomino, St Hilarion, Riesling, Muscat etc. Simultaneous, LOEL developed its own vineyards, in order to ensure its needs in superior quality grapes.
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