Katogi Averoff, one of the most famous wineries of the country that produces excellent wines and pride Epirus with its exports abroad, awaits every visitor for a unique experience. It combines the world of wine with art and warm hospitality in a place of unique natural beauty in Greece. At the same time, the homonymous winery offers a tour of its cellars, acquaintance with its history and initiation in the world of wine, making guided tours and tasting as an indispensable activity for the visitors and visitors of the area and of course for residents will choose to stay at the homonym hotel.
The story begins in the late 1950s when Evangelos Averoff plants the first varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon variety on the steep slopes of Pindos and bottles the wine of his name in Metsovo. Since then, the cultivation of the most mountainous vineyards in Greece and the production of wines with rich flavors from many varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Traminer, Vlachko and Debina continue. The cultural heritage of Metsovo is depicted in the E. Averof Art Gallery and the Tositsa House, with the first hosting significant works of Greek painters, engravers and sculptors of the 19th and 20th centuries – most of E. Averoff’s personal collection – a unique Museum of Popular Continental Art
In the winery and the famous bar for wine tasting
During your visit to the Winery, try the accompanying dishes that highlight the special characteristics of the wines of the estate. Also, here you will find a vintage label, restricted or wider label, various accessories, wine books as well as traditional Metsovian products.
Wine tasting at the restaurant of Katogi Averoff
Do not miss out on great dishes that combine tradition and high gastronomy. The hotel’s restaurant is an indispensable station with recipes inspired by centuries-old gastronomic customs and raw materials such as Metsovone and Metsovella cheese, which blend perfectly with the vineyard labels. At the same time, he supports the “Greek Breakfast” initiative, utilizing and promoting traditional local cuisine.
For all those who love tourism and the “alternative”, the visit to Metsovo is the ultimate wine-gastronomic and culinary experience.