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1870 – Mylopotamos and father Epifanios

The settlement of Mylopotamos in 1853. Again in 2013, now with the winery and the vineyards of father Epifanios. Father Epifanios or Epiphanios is one of the better-known monks of Mount Athos. A dedicated winemaker with exports from his vineyard … Continue reading

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1762 – Into the cellar of Zografou. (Day one, part four)

In light rain we passed a church that is left to decay just as it was six years ago. Coming from the Chera crossing the church is the first building just before entering the monastic complex of Zografou. It is … Continue reading

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1715 – Provata

Between Karakalou and Lakkou Skiti lies the area called Provata. It is a settlement of a few larger kellions, f.e. Panaghia, St. George and St Andreou, witch were founded by mainly Slavic monks. The settlemnet we visited is one of the … Continue reading

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1396 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 5: wine tasting by Tsantali

The main goal to our visit to Chromitsa was a winetasting at the Tsantali winery. Mr Christos Bitsios, the Tsantali manager who kindly showed us around and explained us everything about the history of the Tsantali company and the Chromitsa … Continue reading

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1367 – Chromitsa

Greek wine company Tsantali runs a large vineyard on Mount Athos. They renovated an old Russian hospital close to the border where they invite guests to taste wine. Tsanatali is the official supplier of the Moscow Kremlin with the wine … Continue reading

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1224 – new wine from Mylopotamos, "The best red wine of Greece ever tasted"?

In post nr 2546 of the Agioritikes Mnimes (our fellow blogger Keliotes) shows us a Greek webshop with products from monasteries/Mount Athos. My special interest lies with the wines and to my surprize the vineyard of Mylopotamos came with a … Continue reading

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1155 – Happy New Year !

Our best wishes for the new year 2011. We are proud to see that 40.000 visitors from 133 countries visited our weblog in 2010 98.300 times. Athos “Champagne” from Iviron: September 2009 Wim + Herman Voogd  

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