DEOS

DEOS

Deos – A 2,500 year old wine...

Deos – A 2,500 year old wine...

Something exciting is happening in Nemea. We can now taste the ancient Greek wine of Hercules, which is revived and produced in the way it was 2,500 years ago. An example is the Irakleotis wine which is mentioned in the writings of Theofrastos: a red wine produced in a unique way.

Periklis Papageorgiou, the founder of the company Deos decided to revive the ancient Greek wine production process and methodology, based on extensive research and study of ancient Greek manuscripts. The grape harvest takes place on the first hours of the morning after September’s full moon, while the grapes remain under the sun for three whole days before the vinification process begins, as Pliny writes in Natural History…
An ancient wine in a kylix

An ancient wine in a kylix

These ancient wines – which have attracted international media interest such as the production of a documentary for France TV – come together with a CD with Ancient music and a kylix – which is the piece of pottery used in antiquity for drinking wine. This is designed with red colour from the Ancient city of Vaties by the painter – ceramics maker Dimitris Stathopoulos. The latter is famous for his exquisite reproductions of ancient Greek artifacts which can be found at Museums such as those of Acropolis and Vergina, as well as the National Archaeological Museum.


Website: www.deos.gr


  • Deos04.jpg
  • Deos05.jpg
  • Deos06.jpg
  • Deos07.jpg
  • Deos08.jpg
  • Deos09.jpg
  • Deos10.jpg
  • Deos11.jpg