Through the preservation of historical memory and the marks left on people and places unfolds in time, the Art Space aims to serve the Art of History. The area, potismenos with aromas of wine, tsikoudia of tomato and sweet-smelling that nest in the porous walls of Aspa and processed volcanic stone. In 1500 the soutirage square and covered areas of old buildings, some things remain as they meraklidiko a hand placed near two centuries back.
Since 1830, when it started to operate as a winery and in 1861, as witnessed when the engraved Lintels passed into the hands of Emmanuel Argyros Antoniou, from then until today it houses a reverential continuity and consistency. The hard work and aspirations of one and the same family .
The building is located in Santorini Exo Gonia, stood in the earthquake of 1956 and continues to withstand the advent of the commercialization of everything. Made with the workmanship that has the need and art that led the taste of the old craftsmen Santorini, the old winery in the crank and potato dry volcanic soil and breathing with the few and so precious fruits.
The wine press, the grape must lina, the manganese, the high-ceilings and arched grid is still guards the seasons passed, but online tools and ready to give the Art of Wine. Each year, shipments from Assyrtiko, Mavrotragano, Athiri and voudomato, passing the doors of buildings in wicker baskets to give the most, perhaps, the sharp object, petraias land of Santorini: The wine.
So we say that the Art Space is not simply to preserve the historical memory, but is struggling to keep alive and thriving reality. Each year, the fragrant as zymothei Grape must be converted into a dry, aromatic «nightwork». Another quantity of grape spreads for two weeks under the scorching August sun intrusive and Grape must is transferred to wooden barrels for aging, to give after years Visanto valuable.
In 1999, Art Space was ready to open in the new course. Antonios Nikolaos Argyros restoration sites respecting their original form. Put into operation and Winery «barkarise» for the trip of Art.
More than 250 top Greek and foreign artists trusted their projects and soutirage spaces flooded with color and visual stunts. This was a charming idea became reality and captivating thousands of visitors passed the heavy doors to see a Santorini not rest in the glory of its unique beauty, or reassure the complacency of the past. Santorini An inspiring artists, but host and Art in all its manifestations.