892 – Winemaking in Iviron

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When we arrived at Iviron the end of september 2009 all the monks were harvesting the grapes. The vine yards are at another location, higherup I presume. Pilgrims were busy onloading.
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The grapes went directlly in this machine.
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They pumped the juice or better the pulp in this plastic tub.
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This wooden reservoir was as big as a small but deep swimmingpool.
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The winecellar of Iviron wijnkleder iviron
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Grapes hanging above the beautiful street behind the monastery. The wine they were making is only for sale in the monastery ‘s large shop at the entrance.
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2 Responses to 892 – Winemaking in Iviron

  1. herman says:

    Nick, you are right. Thanks

  2. Vasílis says:

    Father Vasílios, abbot of I.M. Ivíron, was seriously wounded today in a car accident, caused by bad weatherconditions, so you may read on Keliotes’blog nr 794: http://agioritikesmnimes.pblogs.gr/ . Lets hope and pray he will recover well and quickly.

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