Vangelis Gerovassiliou, owner of the prestigious vineyard Ktima Gerovassilioiu,
in Epanomi, in Thessaloniki, has since the establishment of his business in 1981, mainly cultivated indigenous Greek varieties - namely Malagouzia, Limnio, Mavroudi, Mavrotragano and others.
A trained oenologist, Gerovassiliou is behind the revival of the Malagousia
variety, in the end of the ‘70s. "When I was at (the Domain) Porto Carras
, we worked with Professor of Viticulture Vassilis Logothetis, who collected forgotten and unknown varieties in order to rescue them. From those, we singled out Malagouzia for