Evharis Estate - Winery Visit - Megara

1st May 2009

NOTE: This winery holds a festival every 1st May and every September.
Due to the holiday traffic on the 1st May, if traveling late morning
the Kifissias Ave > Attiki Odos > National Road > Megara trip takes about 1 1/2 hours.
Taking the National Road from the centre of Athens takes about 3 hours.

Map from the winery website: http://www.evharis.gr

GPS/Google Earth Location: 38 02' 22.99'' N, 23 14' 07.69'' E


Satellite image of the Evharis Estate



Hours of opening: Monday - Friday 9-5pm
Saturday-Sunday - by arrangement only


View when entering the Estate from the car park


Wine storage vats
(Coke Dealer & Doggie Style sampling)


Cook The Fook checks out the oak barrels


View inside a stainless steel vat - looking upwards
(it was a bit of a squeeze getting inside)


Wine Bottling Machine


Doggie Style & Coke Dealer demonstrate "treading grapes" in the grape treading area
(Visitors can tread grapes here at the festival in September)


Panoramic view of the picturesque courtyard


Country-style oven


Panoramic photo of the vineyards


The vineyard's wine on display - for sale


Coke Dealer & Doggie Style (+ Mad Dog) starting early


Soon joined by Cook The Fook & Bride of Derekula


Lunch time - Souvlaki & sausage about to be served.


Lunch plate


Later, on the upper balcony ...still drinking wine


Panoramic view from the upper balcony - mountains in the distance


Looking down into the courtyard


Mad Dog... sampling more wine


Cheers! Cheers!


A spring fairy


Enhanced headgear fairy


Fairy Queen


Is that Hamish McTavish Esq or an alien deity?


A nice pose from Doggie Style


Group photo with winery owner Eva