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Gaia Wines was founded in 1994 by two friends, agriculturalists Yiannis Paraskevopoulos and Leon Karatsalos. They produce wines in Greece s two most important regions: Nemea and Santorini.
Gaia’s vineyards on the island of Santorini have a typical Mediterranean climate with mild winters followed by warm, windy and dry summers. The vineyards are solely planted with the indigenous Assyrtiko white grape variety on volcanic soil.
Nemea is a wine region in Greece’s Peloponnese and home to the red Agiogitiko grape variety. The winters are cold and humid, and the summers are dry and warm with a significant diurnal temperature variation owing to the high altitude (550m).
Yiannis Paraskevopoulos and Leon Karatsalos are renowned agriculturalists in Greece and produce mineral wines of real typicity in their state-of-the-art wineries. Stainless steel and high-grade French oak are used to craft their wines.