Our new white wine Alba Dómina won a gold medal at the International Wine Competition "Gilbert & Gaillard 2022"!

Nine new gold medals have been added to our cellar collection, honouring our wines, granted by the international wine contest Gilbert & Gaillard 2022. Among them is the first Gold Medal for our…


Decanter Awards: Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades among the Cypriot wineries awarded by the world’s greatest competition

Among 14,857 entries, Decanter Awards, the world’s greatest and most important competition, has awarded six medals for Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades’ wines, thus certifying their quality! Decanter…


On Sunday, 19 June find us at ‘Wine-Flavors of Cyprus’ at Limassol

We would love to see you this Sunday, 19 June, at Limassol’s Old Port Square from 18:00 until 22:00. Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades participates in ‘Wine-Flavors of Cyprus’, where we will proudly be…


Promara at a glance

Promara is a white indigenous variety that has remained unseen for several decades. It was first spotted by Mouillefert in the 19th century and recorded as Promara from the English word…


What is wine? | #3 Grape cultivation

As we have already discussed in previous articles (see here and here), before wine becomes wine is grapes! Grapes is a favourite summer fruit; black and white grapes is the fruit of the vine, which…


What is wine? | #2 Alcoholic fermentation

As we’ve learnt in the previous article What is wine? | #1 Grape’s anatomy, wine is grape juice and its colour, flavours and aromas are first and foremost affected by the fruit itself. However,…


What is wine? | #1 Grape’s anatomy

What is wine? Where does it come from and what do we need to know in order to comprehend its production and its route from the vineyard to our wine glass? Wine is of course grape juice; we could…


Chocolate and Oenou Yi – Ktima Vassiliades wine: The perfect taste pairing for Valentine’s Day

Lovers’ day is approaching! Is there a better idea than putting together a night that includes wine and chocolate for you and your partner? Sounds cliché? Maybe! Nevertheless, it depends on how you…


A virtual tour of Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades Winery

Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades proudly presents to you Oenou Yi Virtual Map. At Oenou Yi innovation is embedded in our philosophy. That’s why you can now navigate your way through our majestic winery at…


Yiannoudi at a glance

Though very rare, the indigenous red variety Yiannoudi, has gained much ground in Cypriot oenology and winemaking for the production of quality red wines filled with local character. In…


Open Doors at Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades winery #3

FREE ENTRANCE We may have lost a year, but we certainly didn’t let go of our desire to open our doors to all of you! On the occasion of the European Wine Tourism Day, we open our winery’s…


#Wineandmovies | Three wine-themed movies for wine lovers

We’ll never get tired of arguing that wine is so much more that just an alcoholic drink; it is a beverage with history, culture and identity. That’s why wine is a perfect choice to watch any movie…


Spend a day exploring the enchanting village of Omodos!

As if it was entrusted into the hands of God, Omodos, the wonderful wine village of Limassol district, is an ideal destination for all ages and tastes, all year round. Gaining particular popularity…


New Summer Hours at “Playia” Restaurant of “Oenou Yi – Ktima Vassiliades”

With new summer hours “Playia” restaurant welcomes you at “Oenou Yi – Ktima Vassiliades” winery, giving you the chance to enjoy your meal under the starry night with the beautiful view of Omodos…


Cabernet Sauvignon at a glance

An internationally recognised variety, with great ability to grow in any wine-producing region and in different climates, Cabernet Sauvignon prospers on the slopes of Omodos, as it is a…


Commandaria at a glance

It has been called the “King of wines”, “Apostle of wines”, “royal wine” and “mellow nama”. However you decide to call it, Commandaria – the dessert wine – justifies any wine lover’s…


Merlot at a glance

Popular, attractive, easy to drink and with a mild, soft taste, Merlot seems to be now well-established in Cyprus as a food friendly wine, able to accompany many different dishes. Oenou…


Steak Sandwich #Shiraz/Merlot

Our winery recommends the most perfect steak sandwich you’ve ever eaten, enjoy with a glass of Shiraz/Merlot 2015 from “Oenou Yi – Ktima Vassiliades”. Ingredients: 4 tbsp olive oil 4…


Baked sea bream in the oven with vegetables and olive oil-lemon sauce #Xinisteri

The perfect seafood meal can only be improved by adding a stunning sea view on the background, and a glass of fine white wine on the side. Today’s menu includes fresh oven-baked sea bream and…


Organic Wine

Returning to nature is one of the most popular trends on the world wine map. In recent years, organic wine has become a trend, but also a demand of those who love quality in taste. Organic farming…


Seafood Paella #Pente Litharia

Enjoy along with a glass of white wine“Pente Litharia” from “Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades” this simple to make Paella recipe to impress a big crowd of guests. Ingredients: 50g olive oil 1 red…


Coq au vin #Playia Cuvée Spéciale

Enjoy with a glass of Playia Cuvée Spéciale  from “Oenou Yi – Ktima Vassiliades”, with Coq au Vin the most popular French dish. Ingredients: 1 rooster 1 bottle of “Playia Cuvée…


Nine reasons to love red wine

People of the Mediterranean have a wonderful relationship with wine. The sea breeze, the long summers and the love for a good glass of wine, accompanied by good friends, are all factors that helped…


Maratheftiko at a glance

Maratheftiko or Vamvakada is a rare red Cypriot variety that was rediscovered just a few decades ago. It is found in the whole area of Cyprus and mainly in the mountains of Paphos,…