Ambassador wines

A journey of wine at La Cité du Vin

The culture of wine has shaped mankind and the way we live;

La Cité du Vin, 2017

Across the Ages and across the world, whether mythical, sacred, religious or magical, the culture of wine has been a source of inspiration in both past and present – a continued effort that today finds its home at La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux.

After decades of investing in quality and characteristic winemaking; from improved grape and soil knowledge, Cyprus wine-producing regions can boast of regional distinctiveness in the wineries that participate in the Cyprus Ambassador program anchored at La Cité du Vin.

Today’s concerted contribution of selected Cyprus wineries find themselves committed as co-participants in the museum’s mission to providing an open door onto the world’s vineyards showcasing ancient varieties, vineyards and wines of a first civilization winemaking region that is Cyprus.


  • Aes Ambelis

    A winning formula to the challenges of winemaking with surpassed quality



2016, Aes Ambelis, Xynisteri
2016, Aes Ambelis, Rosé
2014, Aes Ambelis Omiros, Maratheftiko
  • Argyrides Vineyards

    Dedicated to proprietary estate wines, expanding taste with local and international grapes.

  • Tsiakkas Winery

    An old and wise hand at the helm of a balanced portfolio of characteristical wines.

  • Keo Mallia

    Modern winemaking aiming for balance with quality Cyprus wines made more accessible.

  • Vlassides Winery

    Pushing the limits of local varieties while building an appetite for wines with character.

  • Kyperounda Winery

    Altitude and leading winemaking respecting vineyard limitations and soil qualities.

  • Zambartas Wineries

    A modern look towards winemaking and preservation of endemic varieties on the island.



2016, Argyrides Vineyards, Maratheftiko
2016, Keo, Xynisteri
2016, Ktima Keo, white blend
2013, Ktima Keo, red blend
2013, Keo Heritage, Maratheftiko
2013, Keo, Shiraz-Merlot
N.V, Keo St John, Commandaria sweet wine
2014, Kyperounda Commandaria sweet wine
2016, Kyperounda Petritis, Xynisteri
2016, Kyperounda Andesitis, red blend
2016, Tsiakkas, Xynisteri
2016, Vlassides Grifos 2, Xynisteri
2015, Vlassides Shiraz
2014, Vlassides Cabernet Sauvignon
2016, Zambartas, Xynisteri
2016, Zambartas, Rosé
2015, Zambartas, Maratheftiko
2015, Zambartas Epicurean, Mourvedre-Yiannoudi
  • Ezousa Winery

    River inspired wines, amountain viticulture respecting vineyard and characteristic varieties.

  • Vasilikon Winery

    Altitude Plateau vines cooled by sea winds, force to an inspired woman driven winemaking.

  • Nelion Winery

    Niche and signature winemaking, an emerging style with elegant and balanced wines,

  • Vouni Panayia Winery

    Wines crafted at altitude borne out of love of nature and endemic grapes.



2016, Ezousa, Xynisteri
2016, Ezousa Gris, Maratheftiko
2016, Ezousa Eros Rosé, Maratheftiko
2014, Ezousa Metharme, Maratheftiko
2016, Vasilikon, Xynisteri
2015, Vasilikon Ayios Onoufrios, Red Blend
2016, Vasilikon Enalia Rosé, Maratheftiko
2014, Vasilikon Aeon, Maratheftiko
2013, Nelion Koilada Diarizou, Ofthalmo
2015, Nelion Maratheftiko
2013, Nelion Black, Black Muscat
2016, Vouni Panayia Alina, Xynisteri
2016, Vouni Panayia Promara
2016, Vouni Panayia Spourtiko
2016, Vouni Panayia Pampela Rosé
2015, Vouni Barba Yiannis, Maratheftiko
2014, Vouni Panayia Yiannoudi


In 2017, La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux welcomed 445,000 visitors of 176 different nationalities, more than 1000 French and international journalists, 1100 groups and 400 private events.
La Cité du Vin has seen a great success with its first two temporary exhibitions and has ambitious plan for 2018 seeing the cumulative requests for international collaboration, the Cité du Vin Foundation intends to gain momentum to become the key contact for wine exhibitions abroad including India, China, Japan and the United States.
About La Cité du Vin:
La Cité du Vin is a unique cultural facility situated in Bordeaux, dedicated to wine as a cultural, universal and living heritage. It offers a spectacular voyage around the world, through the ages, in all cultures, and for all audiences. Cyprus Wines through the Evoinos partnership program are represented since 2017.