Naoussa, the City of Wine


Naoussa is the “Bloodline of Xinomavro”. Join us next month (December 9-11, 2016) for a weekend during which Naoussa celebrates the area’s century-old winemaking tradition and its noblest variety, Xinomavro.

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For three days, visitors will have the opportunity to taste the wines of Naoussa, enjoy traditional flavors and participate in presentations and seminars delivered by the winemakers themselves as well as by renowned speakers, among whom Yiannis Karakasis MW.

The main venue during the weekend will be VETLANS Cultural Complex, but the heart of Xinomavro will be beating all over the city of Naoussa, with special events taking place at wine bars, restaurants and, mainly, at the wineries that will be opening their doors to visitors on Sunday, December 11, offering tours, tastings and special events.

Kir-Yianni is actively participating to this initiative and offers the opportunity to wine aficionados to go through the history of the winery with the tasting event “Ktima vs. Yianakohori”. The tasting will be held in the dedicated area with a selection of 5 old vintage wines (1995, 2000, 2004, 2011 -Jeroboam, 3lt – and 2013).


Kir-Yianni tasting event: Sunday 11 Dec, 2016:  11.00-17.00 hrs

A crafts workshop for children will also take place during the tasting event. Corks, leaves and other natural material will be used.

The wineries in Naoussa will be open on Sunday 11 Dec, 2016. Check directly with the wineries for their schedule.

General admission to the events: 5 euro (Some events require a separate ticket)