CAVINO WINERY & DISTILLERY S.A.
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Exports exceed 73% of total production
CAVINO S.A. was established in 1958 in Aegio, northern Peloponnese, by Constantinos Anastassiou
and Ioannis Douskas. Initially a winery, the venture was soon developed also into a distillery,
while climate-controlled warehouses completed the company’s modern infrastructure.
Today, CAVINO, being a national leader in production and exports of wines and traditional
Greek ouzo, produces more than 8.5 million bottles of wine and 6.5 million bottles of ouzo, annually.
Main shareholders Giannis and Theodoros Anastassiou established Domain Mega Spileo in
1999, bringing to Greek and international markets the highest quality premium wines from a
single vineyard at the Mega Spileo (Grand Cave) monastery, located in unique natural conditions,
at an altitude of 800 meters above sea level in the Peloponnese. A new fully-automated,
ultra-modern bottling line was launched in 2010, producing up to 7,000 bottles per hour and
setting new quality standards to establish the company’s leading position in the Greek wine
In 2005, CAVINO set itself the target of increasing exports by developing a new highly competitive
range of products backed by an effective marketing and promotional program. The
company achieved a leading position among Greek wine exports in various countries, including
Germany, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, France, and the Netherlands.
CAVINO is now among Greece’s largest bottled wine exporters, making export sales to more
than 30 countries, including EU member states, US, Canada, Japan, Russia, China, etc. Currently,
exports account for more than 73% of its annual sales.
Taking into consideration specific unique features of foreign markets, CAVINO offers an extended
wine range covering various price categories – premium, best value-for-money and
basic – to cover all the major channels of distribution from wine boutiques and restaurants to
retail chains. CAVINO’s exported products range from premium-segment Mega Spileo wines,
best-value options from the renowned Nemea area, Atelier wines, the company’s highly competitive
DEUS range of wines – the popular semi-sweet range and sweet Mavrodaphne, as well
as Muscat wines. The new DEUS wines – a Natural Semisparkling white and rose, and Cabernet
Sauvignon-Merlot semi-sweet in a one-liter bottles, promise to generate strong demand in
domestic and export markets.
The firm in 2014 saw its sales rise marginally by 1.12% to 17.12 million euros, compared to
16.93 million euros a year earlier. Pre-tax earnings rose to 153.500 euros against 24.800 euros
year-on-year. Likewise, EBITDA increased by 7.81% to 911.000 euros against 845.000 euros a