Producer Profile


"“Vaimaki Family” is the urban winemaking project of oenologist Vasilis Vaimakis. An oenologist with vast winemaking experience, Vaimakis is also one of the first oenologists of Greece who explored the limits of natural vinification of Greek grapes with zero sulfites. Although Eklektikon’s portfolio is centered around growers, Vaimaki Family is the only exception to the rule, in order to represent the first Greek vintages of no-added-sulfite wines, under the iconic and ever-changing label “Mater Natura”.

The Vaimakis family started working with wine production in the late 19th century. Vasilis Vaimakis wanted to revive the family winemaking tradition back in the 70’s, as a young oenologist, and started working for the Co-Op of Zitsa and Amyndeo, where he led both to unexpected commercial

Where The Wines Come From


Amyndeo, nestled in the northern Greek region of Macedonia, yields natural wines of distinct character and charm. Influenced by the terroir of its high-altitude vineyards and the skilled hands of its winemakers, Amyndeo wines often boast a vibrant acidity balanced by a lush fruitiness, showcasing the unique grape varieties of the region such as Xinomavro and Assyrtiko. These natural wines are a testament to the dedication to sustainable practices, with minimal intervention in both the vineyard and the cellar, resulting in expressions that capture the essence of the land and the spirit of the winemakers. Rich in history and tradition yet embracing modern techniques, Amyndeo wines invite exploration and appreciation, offering a taste of the region's rich viticultural heritage.