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Callinico Winery

Callinico Winery
Callinico Winery

Right next to Vanato, at the village of Kalipado you'll find Callinico, a small traditional three-generation winery producing local Zakynthian wine of surprising good quality since 1918.

Buy local produce

Pasteli lady sesame seed candy
Lady selling homemade pasteli candy

You cannot leave Zakynthos without having purchased some of the unique local products the island has to offer. Zakynthos is famous for its aromatic virgin olive oil, its raisins, grapes, delicious honey and many varieties of wine including mastelado, avgoustiatis and agiomavritiko.

Try the local cheese

Pretza is not sold widely and the recipe is a very well kept secret among the locals but you can still find it in good family-run tavernas. This creamy salty cheese is served as a dip and is a combination of sheep milk feta, whole-milk yogurt, thyme, olive oil and lemon juice.

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