SODAP - KAMANTERENA WINERIES COMPANY PROFILE
In 1947, a team of forward looking Vine Growers decided to organize their grapes production, relieving themselves from the insecurities of the troubled times on the Island, and created the great wine Co-operative, SODAP, that united about 10,000 families, from 144 vine growing villages.
From the beginning SODAP was supported by the whole Vine Growing Community, as it has played the role of the Stabilizing factor in the Wine Sector. SODAP owns and operates its KAMANTERENA Winery situated right in the middle of the main vine producing areas of Cyprus Mountains, between the villages of Stroumbi and Polemi.
KAMANTERENA Winery at Stroumbi, is one of the most complete and modern wineries in the world, equipped with machinery of the latest technology which the expertise and know how of our Oenologists, produce excellent quality wines, as well as Regional Wines, of the Paphos Region.
Since its beginning (1997), the project of the Island Vines / Mountain Vines has established SODAP's name of quality in international competitions, such as the International Wine Challenge Competition, held in London, winning metals and seals of approval, consistently year after year, and it became the basis of SODAP's metamorphosis to a Quality Winery.
Quality is always recognized, and when we decided to build KAMANTERENA we promised our customers a significant upgrade in our quality.
This promise has already become a reality. Last year (2016), SODAP- Kamanterena Winery has won 25 Medals and Awards in International Competitions such as, the Decanter Wine Awards , the International Wine & Spirits Competition the International Thessaloniki Wine and Spirits Competition the AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge and special Competitions such as the Chardonnay du Monde, and the Rose du Monde, held in France.
Since 2005, both wineries are certified with the Quality Systems of ISO 9001 as well as the Food Safety Management System, HACCP and the BRC (British Retail Consortium) Technical Standard Certificate, making SODAP the first Winery in to hold these Quality Seals in Cyprus.