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Achaia Clauss

Last Update: Dec 2012
Winery, Vineyard, Hospitality Products & Services, Cultural heritage, Monuments of Modern Greece PETROTO , PATRA , GREECE
(Est. 1854)
POBox 1035, 26110 PETROTO , PATRA , GREECE
Visiting address: 26500 PETROTO , PATRA , GREECE
Tel.: +30 2610 580100 , Fax: +30 2610 325051
E-mail:  , URL: http://clauss.gr

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Achaia Clauss - Overview

  On a green-clad hill, eight km southeast of Patras' centre, are located the facilities of Achaia Clauss winery, distinguished as one of the topmost tourist sites of the region.
  Its founder, Bavarian Gustav Clauss arrived in Patras in 1854 to work in a German company dealing with exportation of raisin. During an excursion, he visited this region that charmed him with its natural beauty. He bought a small vineyard just to produce some wine for self-consumption and he ended up to the establishment of this Castle-Winery that survives intact till now. In 1861 he founded Achaia Clauss Co and the excellent quality wines, including Mavrodaphne of Patras, conquered both Greek and international market.
  The stone-made buildings, the large oak carved barrels with one century-old Mavrodaphne, the traditional cellar where visitors are welcomed as well as the unique landscape with the breathtaking view attract approximately 200,000 visitors per year.

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