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Wine Harvest Day

Special Event

Wine Harvest Day

Philema Food Tours and “Tranampelo Vineyard” invite you to take part in the end of the harvest season celebration!

A unique occasion to learn about indigenous Cycladic varieties and traditional methods of wine production. A hands-on opportunity to participate in the harvesting process, suitable for wine lovers of all ages.

An all-day open bar and buffet made up with local products and recipes, as well as an afternoon live music session to close off the day!

A day full of wine, work, food and music!

Please note

  • The event is estimated to be held early September 2023
  • Exact dates and per person pricing will be announced late August 2023
  • Vineyard tour (9:30 – 10:00)
  • Identification of indegenous varieties
  • Comparison of traditional and modern viticulture methods
  • Comments on pruning techniques and terroir
Open buffet with traditional music
Harvest (10:00 – 14:00)
  • Vineyard preparation (cleaning of equipment – harvesting boxes and tools)
  • Harvest of “Mandilaria” red grape variety
  • Manual destemming and crushing of grapes using ‘Strofilia’ (traditional pressing machine)
  • First measurements – grape must analyses
  • Transfer of grape must to stainless steel tanks where it will be left to ferment
Lunch (14:00 – 18:00)
  • Open buffet with local products and recipes
  • Barbeque
  • Open bar – Naxian wines and more
Concert (18:00 – 20:00)
  • Local music band – folk music with a twist of swing