826 – New vineyard: St. Sava's Field

With the restoration of the Chilandariou monastery after the fire of 2004 the St Sava’s Field vineyard, abandoned 30 years ago, has been planted with 47,000 Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon vines, to produce wine for the monastery, as well as for export to raise funds for the restoration.

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5 Responses to 826 – New vineyard: St. Sava's Field

  1. Dimitris says:

    Do you know of any link with photos and text regarding the current restoration progress at Hilanadari?

  2. Vasilis says:

    If you read Serbian, see http://www.hilandar.org/index.php , but there are also pages and information in English. You may also look on this weblog on 04 Chilandariou.

  3. Gertrude Fernandes says:

    Dear Rev. Father-n-charge,

    I would be very grateful to you if you would kindly send me the dried grapes of 1000 yr. old vine. I need them for my daughter. I understand these grapes bless/help the childless couple with fertility.

    Thanking you and awaiting your favorable reply.

    My address is
    Gertrude Fernandes,
    Suraj Kiran, 228/6001,
    Pantnagar, Ghatkopar (E),
    Mumbai 400 075, India

  4. Wim says:

    Dear mss. Gertrude Frenandes, today I forwarded your request to mailbox of the monks of the Chilandariou monastery (zaduzbina@hilandar.org), also see http://www.hilandar.org. I hope they will fullfil your request and that it will help your daugther.
    Yours sincerely,
    Wim Voogd

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