Entrepreneurship

Evi Lemou, Waks Candles

Since opening its doors in 2005 Waks Candles has been committed to creating candles that will add an effortless sense of luxury to daily life. Transcript Waks Candles was founded in 2005. We wanted to create a scented candle at an affordable price because we believed,…

Nikos Douloufakis, Douloufakis winery

Douloufakis winery is located at the village of Dafnes, a few kilometers south of Heraklion, Crete, amongst typical vineyards. Like all other wineries of Crete, Douloufakis winery, constantly striving to highlight the quality of Greek wines all over the world. Transcript I go into wine…

Petros Markantonatos, Gentilini winery

The winery and vineyards have now passed to the next generation. Nicholas’ daughter Marianna and her husband Petros Markantonatos took over the estate in 2002 with an eye on the future which, however, respects the experience of the past. Transcript I had my first experience…

Giorgos Tsibidis, Monemvasia Winery

Monemvasia Winery was founded on September 20th, 1997 in Monemvasia of Lakonia by G. Tsibidis. This initiative was part of a wider business plan with a clear objective: the revival of the Malvasia wine in its birth place. Transcript The history of this place, or…

Periklis Tatsis, Tatsis Estate

Tatsis Estate is among the first in Greece to believe in organic farming and have been applying it since 1998, and since 2002 they have been working with the biodynamic cultivation method, with the least or none intervention in winemaking. Transcript Too far in place…

Stellios Boutaris, Ktima Kir-Yianni

Stellios Boutaris, member of the fifth generation of winemakers, leads Kir-Yianni into the next phase of its history, by dynamically exploiting the cornerstones of the Kir-Yianni philosophy: desire for innovation, respect for tradition and true knowledge of the wine, from the grape to the end…

Giorgos Palivos, Palivou Estate

Since 1995, when the old traditional treading tank was replaced by a contemporary winery, following the demands of modern times, Palivou Estate began its new, extremely dynamic era. In a place, which has been characterized as Name of Origin for what is probably the most…

Vassilis Tsaktsarlis, Ktima Biblia Chora

Biblia Chora’s philosophy centers on producing premium wines that express the unique character of the Pangeon ecosystem. To achieve this goal, special care is taken during both cultivation and wine production, while making the most of the owners’ knowledge and experience, and combining tradition with…

Christos Stamatis, Stevia Hellas

The agricultural cooperative Stevia Hellas was founded in 2011, aiming to the fill in the gap that existed in the area. Their mission is to produce high-quality taste products. Transcript The agricultural cooperative Stevia Hellas was founded in 2011 and its main purpose was to…