With the restoration of the Chilandariou monastery after the fire of 2004 the St Savaâ€™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.
In the background the ruin of St. Basils/Ag. Vasiliou and the rock island in front of the arsanas of Chilandariou. Thanks to Keliotes
The situation from a different angle by Konstantin Milenkovic shot in 1988