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Νόστιμον Ήμαρ (Nostimon Emar) - Drying the Grapes under the Sun of Cyprus © "Achnari" Cr. Demetrakopoulos for The Cyprus Wine Museum
Νόστιμον Ήμαρ (Nostimon Emar) - Drying the Grapes under the Sun of Cyprus © "Achnari" Cr. Demetrakopoulos for The Cyprus Wine Museum

The vine that produces the black grapes is to be found in the mountains; grapes are ripe in July but the harvest is in September. They lay the grapes on the roofs of their houses and they leave them in the sun for three days, so that the heat removes all water contained. Then, they transport the grapes to the presses

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