Grand Gold Awards for Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades’ wines by the Berliner Wine Trophy International Competition

Four more gold awards have been awarded to Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades’ wines, and more specifically to the ones that are 100% produced by local varieties. The Berliner Wine Trophy is one of the…


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…


Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades wins six out of 44 gold medals and a Special Distinction for OÍKADE at the 13th Cyprus Wine Competition

Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades acquired six gold medals and a special distinction for OÍKADE – the red indigenous variety Yiannoudi – at the 13th Cyprus Wine Competition, proving, yet again, that hard…


Gold Medals for the Cypriot Varieties of Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades Commandaria and Geróklima at the 22nd Thessaloniki International Wine and Spirits Competition

For the 4th consecutive year, our participation in the 22nd Thessaloniki International Wine and Spirits Competition was rewarded with 10 medals. Renowned tasters from Greece and abroad,…


Kokoretsi – Greek Easter grill #OÍKADE

The number one Greek Easter meze: Kokoretsi. Bake home-made kokoretsi in the oven of your kitchen and serve sit alongside a Yiannoudi wine OÍKADE by Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades! Ingredients: 2…


Greek village salad #Playiá Rosé Dry

Serve this fresh, refreshing authentic Greek village salad, with Greek or Cypriot pita bread as an appetiser or a side dish and accompany it with the elegant and aromatic rosé wine Playiá Rosé Dry…


Ovelias – Whole roast lamb on a skewer #Geróklima

Ovelias is a Hellenic-wide Easter custom, where a whole lamb is slow-cooked on a spit over charcoal. Start your preparations early in the morning to enjoy your meat at the Easter table. Serve it…


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…


Pear tart #Thaleró

This pear tart recipe uses fresh pears and a few pantry staples to make a sweet, fruity, deliciously simple dessert completely from scratch. A simple, frugal, tasty way to use up some pears when…


New Year’s Delicious Vassilopita #Commandaria

The easiest recipe for Vassilopita is here – puffy and delicious. To honour the most festive day of the year, don’t forget to accompany this cake with the Commandaria ‘Oenou Yi – Ktima Vassiliades’…


Festive partridge with quinces #Oíkade

In Greece and Cyprus partridges are a beloved type of game that’s usually cooked on the stove. Abroad, however, partridges are considered to be one of the best-quality and most sought-after gourmet…


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…


Vegan Christmas Cake #Commandaria

This vegan Christmas Cake doesn’t compromise in taste. Don’t let the long ingredient list scare you, as this is a super easy recipe. It is a rich, moist and boozy vegan fruit cake, just perfect for…


Christmas gifts: 4 + 1 reasons why wine is the ultimate gift for the holidays

Christmas is getting closer and if you are looking for the perfect gift to impress, then the safest choice is – of course – wine! At Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades we have prepared 30 unique gift basket…


Glühwein #PlayiáCuvéeSpéciale

Made with warm red wine and a variety of spices, Glühwein consumption peaks during this time of year, as not only warms us up, but also its smells and aromas are instinctually linked to these…


Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades awarded four medals at Zarcillo 2021 International Competition as proof of our commitment to quality wine

As the wines of Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades are being established internationally, our winery is especially proud of four more awards won at the prestigious international competition Zarcillo 2021.…


Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades’ Commandaria wins the only Gold medal for Cypriot wine at the 21st Thessaloniki International Wine and Spirits Competition

Oenou Yi-Ktima Vassiliades’ Commandaria has added yet another gold medal to its quiver of success! Our Commandaria was the only wine to win a gold medal among the Cypriot entries in the 21st…


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…


Oenou Yi – Ktima Vassiliades at the largest catering exhibition HORECA-Gastronomia Expo | November 5-7, Nicosia State Fair

Oenou Yi – Ktima Vassiliades will participate in the professional catering exhibition in Cyprus, from 5 to 7 November at the Cyprus State Fair in Nicosia! HORECA-Gastronomia Expo has been held on a…


Greek stifado (stew) #Geróklima

As we enter the winter months which call for red wine, Oenou Yi – Ktima Vassiliades has the perfect recipe for Greek beef stifado (stew). Juicy and tender, melt-in-the-mouth beef stifado with a…


Lobster Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes #PlayiáRoséDry

This recipe is the perfect recipe to spoil yourself! Spend a little extra money and time in the kitchen to prepare this homemade dinner and let yourself indulge in this lobster and blistered cherry…