The Boutari Company was established in 1879 in Naoussa. Today with over 130 years of experience in the wine business, it is one of the top wineries in Greece and an ambassador of Greek wine all over the world. Boutari wines are exported to over 25 countries and have won over 370 medals in international wine competitions. Boutari wine-makers give great emphasis to making quality wines with a distinct character that represents fully the potential of the variety they come from.
Boutari is among the top 10 international wineries in the Hall of Fame of the leading US magazine “Wine & Spirits” and was awarded for the 16th time the very important award “International Winery of the Year 2012”. In 2008 Boutari was the first and only Greek winery to ever win the award “European Winery of the Year” by the top US magazine “Wine Enthusiast”, after evaluating its performance in winemaking over time.
Boutari owns six wineries in Greece that are situated in some of the most important wine-making regions of Greece: Naoussa, Santorini, Peloponissos, Crete, Goumenissa, and Attica and one winery in Southern France, near the city of Limoux and within the greater wine region of Languedoc.
Through its wineries, Boutari Company played a crucial role in the preservation and modernization of viticulture in Greece, and in the evolution of Greek winemaking through the establishment of international winemaking techniques. Boutari winemakers have gained in-depth knowledge of the potential and the special characteristics of each region, by working with indigenous Greek but also with international grape varieties.