Makarounas Boutique Winery

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Makarounas Boutique Winery
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Makarounas is a newly established boutique, family winery in Letymbou village, on the beautiful island of Cyprus, which carries the viticultural history of four generations. Letymbou is in the area of the “vine-villages”, as they are called by the locals, exactly because the region is associated with a long tradition in vine growing. We strongly embrace the belief that good wine is made in the vineyard; thus particular attention is paid to the notion of terroir.

The vineyards cover 17 hectares of land and they are located at  an altitude of 400-600 m; they are influenced by the warm Mediterranean climate and the considerable rainfall (620 mm / year, on average). The surrounding hills, the crystal gypsum, limestone and quartz rich soils, together with the uninterrupted exposure to the winds of the valley, modify  the local mesoclimate. Our winery has the privilege of being the only winery in Cyprus that sources grapes solely from privately owned vineyards. The production is currently 50.000 bottles per year, but there are future plans for expansion. The fact that the quality of the fruit is completely under the control of our winery, allows for the production of terroir driven wines of high distinctiveness and personality.

Our winery aims to produce wines of ample power, but no excess weight. Wines which have high drinkability index and focus mainly on the indigenous grape varieties of Cyprus. All our vines are ungrafted. Planted varieties of Xynisteri, Morokanella, Spourtiko (whites) and Maratheftiko, Yiannoudi and Lefkada (reds) are some of Cyprus upcoming stars. The winery plans to focus, even more, on the autochthonous treasures of the island by increasing plantings of Promara, Kanella and other rare indigenous varieties.  

Located in the serene countryside amongst olive trees and bird chirps, our petite boutique winery is the perfect place to enjoy the calmness of a cypriot village. Sit in our veranda and enjoy a glass of wine accompanied by our famous Grandma’s platter, while listening to epic music from OFF Radio Business.

Please contact us in advance if you want to book a tour in the vineyards or a tasting.

+357 99 79 19 15
[email protected]

We are open from Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm.

Our Standard wine Tasting is free and includes 2 wines, Aerides (white) and En Arhi (red).

(All tastings are 30ml per glass)

Classic Tasting: €7pp
Aerides (Xynisteri)
Sauvignon Blanc
En Arhi
Includes a tour to the production and storage area of our winery and accompanied by delicious mums bread and olives from our garden.

Premium Tasting: €12pp
Aerides (Xynisteri)
Sauvignon Blanc
En Arhi
Includes a tour to the production and storage area of our winery and accompanied by delicious mums bread and olives from our garden.

Off-Road Vineyard Tour: 50€ pp
Get to see at close hand our vineyards and terroir.
Bring your hat, sunscreen and sports shoes and leave everything else to us.

– Min/Max number of attendees 2 – 10 persons
– From 9am to 1pm

Seasonal Grandma’s platter €12  
Tomatoes or cucumbers from Grandma’s garden, our green olives, traditional hallumi made in our village, Cyprus cheese, Mum’s homemade bread (dip in our olive oil), our fruits or Mum’s homemade sweet.

By the glass

Aerides (Xynisteri) 3€
Spourtiko 5€
Sauvignon Blanc 5€
Vasilissa 5€
Minthy 3€
En Arhi 3€
Maratheftiko 6€

By the bottle

Aerides (Xynisteri) 7€
Spourtiko 10€
Sauvignon Blanc 10€
Vasilissa 12€
Minthy 8€
En Arhi 7€
Maratheftiko 15€