Santorini’s unique terroir: volcanic, porous soil, long hours of sunshine, lack of rainfalls throughout the year, sea mist and strong winds during summer, traditional training system "kouloura" (basket shape), 3.000 years old, low-yield, self-rooted, poor in organic matter vineyard which has never been affected by phylloxera. All these elements in combination with the indigenous, noble, white grape Assyrtiko, create rare, precious and unique wines.
Maipo - Chile
Temfristos, central Greece
Red grapes growing in the vineyards of Niederweiler Germany via la Domestique
Fresh snow on the Chignin vineyards - view to Mont Granier, Savoie, France
"In southern China, on the slopes of Phoenix Mountain, tea bushes are planted on terraces due to the steep gradients. This way of organising tea bushes is quite a rare sight around the world. Here, it makes this tea plantation on a mountainside where some remarkable wu longs are grown look a bit like a vineyard"