In a green hill , eight km SE of Patras' centre, are the facilities of ACHAIA CLAUSS winery that stands as one of the major touristic attractions of the city. Founder was the Bavarian Gustav Clauss who came in Patras in 1854 to work in a German raisin export company . In one of the trips he met the region who enchanted him with its natural beauty. He bought a vineyard to make wine for himself and resulted creating the Castle – Winery which is preservedintact until today. In 1861 he founded ACHAIA CLAUSS and its excellent quality wines including Mavrodaphne Patras , which conquered the Greek and international market . The stone buildings, the large carved oak barrels with a century aged Mavrodafni, the traditional cellar for the reception of visitors and unique landscape with breathtaking views annually attract about 200,000 people.
Petroto Patron, Tel . : 2610580100 to 2610580110