The first event of its kind in the region, the Messinia Terroirs Wine Festival will showcase the many faces of the Messinian vineyard, giving new life to a centuries-old wine tradition.
The festival will feature presentations by local producers and winemakers, tasting sessions, master classes for professionals and wine lovers , seminars in English, wine painting programs, film screenings, and a musical program of classical and contemporary repertoire.
The detailed program of events and participation links will be announced soon, but the festival is expected to attract wine lovers from all over Greece and the world.
The festival is the inaugural event of the Messinia Terroirs program, an initiative of the Captain Vassilis and Carmen Konstantakopoulos Foundation. The foundation aims to promote the wines of Messinia and the multifaceted regeneration of a place with deep roots in viticulture, historical heritage, and culture.
The Captain Vassilis and Carmen Konstantakopoulos Foundation is a private non-profit charitable foundation established in 2011 in honor of Captain Vassilis and Carmen Konstantakopoulos. Its aim is to make Messinia a model of sustainable development by supporting and promoting actions in this field.
The foundation designs, manages, and funds projects related to research, education, and support of local initiatives in Messinia. It is active in a wide range of areas related to rural development, society, culture, and the environment, developing partnerships with institutions and organizations active these fields.