Mercouri Estate

The Mercouri Estate is located in the Western Peloponnese,near the village of Korakochori, 2 km from Katakalo, 12 km from Pyrgos and 32 km from Ancient Olympia. The estate is extensive with over 150 years of history in the production of quality wine and olive oil. It belongs to the Mercouri family and was founded in 1864 when Theodoros Mercouri, a cosmopolitan and successful businessman,bought the land that would eventually became the Mercouri Estate. There followed a few years later the planting of the first vineyard with Refosco grapes that were imported from Northern Italy.  In the late 19th century, wine from the estate was exported to various parts of Europe while at the same time, the estate, quickly become renowned in Ilia, supplying the surrounding region for many decades with the Refosco grape.In 1930, Leonidas Mercouri developed a modern wine production facility for the day, with underground cellars for approximately 300 tonnes of  Read more »

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  • Ribolla Gialla

    This ancient Friulian variety was first mentioned in a contract from 1289. In 1402, the local city of Udine prohibite...

  • Refosco

    Cagnina, Canina, Crabb's Black Burgandy, Dolcedo, Drobni Rifoshk, Grosse Syrah, Mercouri,Refasco, Refosca, Refoschino...

  • Viognier

    History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...

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  • Back to Greece!We would like to thank @atheneewines for perfectly orgnizing and supporting everything! See you at #MercouriEstate very soon!

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