Domaine Costa Lazaridi
Domaine Constantin Lazaridi with the distinctive title "Château Julia" was founded in the community of Adriani in Drama in 1992. It evolved from a small company of the Lazaridi family, which 25 years ago started producing small quantities of wine. The love and dedication to vine cultivation and wine, led to the decision to organise and expand this activity.
Starting with a small 10 hectare vineyard, Domaine Constantin Lazaridi cultivates today over 200 hectares with the nobles Greek and international varieties maintaining low yields to ensure the best possible quality of raw material.
Domaine Constantin Lazaridi winery covering 13.000 square metres, has to show the most modern equipment in wine making :fully equipped laboratories, pneumatic presses, stainless steel vinification and storage tanks with an electronic temperature control system, automatic bottling machines and all the necessary underground, air-conditioned cellars. They also have areas for the reception of visitors with the necessary audio and visual equipment for seminars and conferences up to 150 people.
The estate has 100 full time employees as well as several seasonal staff. They also co-operate with well known French University Professors in the area of vine cultivation and oenology who visit the estate and offer their council in their area of expertise.
Similar to the attention they pay to the quality of their wines is the attention they pay to the presentation of their bottles. Their labels are designed by a well known local artist Yannis Nanos. They also make sure that the rest of the packaging materials, from corks to cartons are the best there is.
The first bottles were marketed in 1992. Amethystos White, Amethystos Rose and Amethystos Red. Later two more wines were added to the Amethystos family, Amethystos Fume and an aged red, Amethystos Cava, which was followed by a new family of wines the Château Julia with five varietal wines (Chardonnay, Chardonnay Oak, Semillon, Asyrtiko and Merlot. The new addition is the Domaine Costa Lazaridi family with a dry and a sweet Viognier and a Syrah.
From the beginning Domaine Constantin Lazaridi gave great emphasis on exports in order for our products to compete in the difficult international market. Beginning with Germany we now export to England, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Austria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic Romania and Spain as well as the United States, Japan, and Canada.
Domaine Constantin Lazaridi take part in the most prestigious international exhibitions and competitions and overall have won over 400 medals and commendations, many of which gold.
At the moment They completing their new major investment in Kapandriti Attica, which will feature a winery, supplied by our 20 hectare vineyard in Marathon, as well as reception and conference facilities.