Aphrodite’s Rock

Petra tou Romiou, a rock off the shore along the main road from Paphos to Limassol, has been regarded since ancient times as the birthplace of Aphrodite, goddess of love and fertility. According to ancient tradition, Aphrodite was born from the waves on the site off the coast of Cyprus. In his Theogony (178-206), Hesiod provides the following dramatic [...]


Red wine… Who doesn’t enjoy a glass (or two) of red wine? Red wine has been studied extensively over many years with impressive findings suggesting it may promote a longer lifespan, protect against certain cancers, improve mental health, and provide benefits to the heart. Because we enjoy red wine, its company and the history behind [...]

Why Cyprus?

The island that charmed Aphrodite… Climate Cyprus’ climate is excellent with more than 340 days of sunshine, with July and August being the hottest months of the year and spring and autumn months being remarkably pleasant. Sunshine all year long Cyprus has one of the warmest climates and warmest winter in the Mediterranean part of [...]