If you are a lover of peace and wine then you should plan your visit to Sterna Museum – Winery to taste wine, experience hospitality and the tradition while enjoying the vineyards that surround the place.
This magnificent place is located in Kathikas , above ancient springs and 31 caves dating back over 3000 years, one of which is used to lay down the wine. It is open to visitors 7 days a week from 09.30-18.00.
The darkness of the cave cellar, together with isothermic conditions (15-16’C) , create the ideal conditions for ageing fine wines.
The island of Cyprus has been a wine-producing area since antiquity and the vine is still widely cultivated on the island, more than any other kind of fruit .
Cyprus’ wines are harvested from high-quality, indigenous grapes like Xynisteri, Maratheftiko, Morokanella, Spourtiko or Promara.
Far back to history archaeological evidence shows in the Roman mosaics of Kato Paphos where, in the house of Dionysos, Bacchus is depicted with a bunch of grapes in one hand and a wine goblet in the other.
Sterna winery has 11 number of wine labels with the most popular , the reach in flavor Koralli wine that comes in white and red, the light and atmospheric like feather Kelaidonis wine in white , red , rose and the Mayoklima an incredible merlot.
Nowadays Sterna winery uses the most new technology and equipment to make the wine but if you want to look back on the past and discover how the wine was used to made, you can experience the Sterna informative museum , where you can find old tools used in the vineyards.
You will convince that wine making is both a science and an art .
Furthermore if you want to taste all wines and traditional products from wineries and traditional producers of Paphos and Cyprus in general , then you must not miss the Paphos wine and traditional products festival.
The festival takes place once a year at the medieval castle of Paphos, supported by the Municipality of Paphos.
The purpose of the event is to support and further promote the wine and the Cypriot tradition.
A really unique experience with lots of smells and flavours. For more information about Sterna Winery visit their website.