The Wine Museum- Gerovasiliou Domaine is an impressive and educative venue.
Modern and Contemporary era (1912 - )
1976 Vangelis Gerovassiliou begins to build his collection.
2008 The museum was inaugurated by the President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias.
2013 The reception building was completed.
Ottoman era (1453- 1912)
Byzantine era (331 AC- 1453)
Roman era (30 BC- 330 AC)
Hellenistic era (322- 31 BC)
Classical era (478-323 BC)
Archaic era (800-479 BC)
Geometric era (-1100- 800 BC)
Prehistory (-1100 BC)
What I can see
Within a 740-acre vineyard overlooking Mount Olympus, we find the Gerovassiliou Wine Museum. It has a wide variety of exhibits and is famous for its globally rare -for its size- collection of bottle openers, which date from the 18th century to the present day and number over 2600. Other exhibits are viticulture tools, such as winegrowing, winemaking, bottling and barrel making tools from all over the world, bottles, vases and ancient Greek symposia objects. On the ground floor, the course of the winery and the museum is described and in the basement, there are two rooms with many sections. Some of these are “Words”, which familiarizes the visitor with the terminology of wine, “Bottle Opener”, “Wine travels”, “Symposium in Ancient Greece” and sections concerning the process from the cultivation of the vine to the wine in our glass. The Gerovassiliou estate is also decorated with works of art by famous artists, such as Tsoklis, Varotsos, Gaitis, Moralis, Zongolopoulos, Lalas, Takis, Gallo and others.
What I can't see
Vangelis Gerovassieiou was very interested in highlighting the wine heritage. The museum and the reception area were designed by Panos Tzonos and associates. The museum’s contact with the vineyards offers a complete experience to the visitor.
- Website: http://www.gerovassiliou.gr/
Gerovassiliou Wine Museum, (χ.χ.), Το Μουσείο, [The Museum]
Last visit 16/1/2023