ASSET MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS S.A. (AMDC-AUA S.A.)
AMDC aims to optimally manage AUA’s assets, which consist on three farms. The farms are located in Aliarto, Boeotia (Kopaida), in the area Gialos of the Municipality of Spata-Artemida (Attica) and in Oropos. The farm of Kopaida has an area of about 1,020 acres and is located within the administrative boundaries of the Municipality of Aliartos. The cultivation program includes the following crops: cotton, maize, alfalfa, winter cereals, while crops such as soybeans, sunflowers, livestock beans and legumes. Also, experimental fields support the educational needs of students and researchers at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The Spata farm has area of about 375 acres. The approximately 215 acres are organic wine-growing vineyards cultivation and about 57 acres of olive grove. The organic vineyard of the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA) in Spata, includes exclusively white, indigenous, vine varieties such as: traditional, Savvatiano and Roditi from Attica region, Assyrtiko and Athiri from Aegean, as well as Malagouzia from Central Greece.
The region’s arid climate, the mild winds and the soil’s composition, add to the wine all those organoleptic characteristics that determine its high quality.
The AMDC-AUA operates as an S.A. company and has vast experience in financial and accounting management. AMDC also supports AUA research labs. The AMDC administrative council is made up of professors with great experience in scientific projects.
Our products include three labels of wines produced from traditional Greek grape varieties grown in a standard vineyard which belongs to the Αgricultural University of Athens. In parallel with the production, educational and research purposes of the University are served. Thus, this viticulture brings together the cutting edge of scientific knowledge of various scientific fields such as Viticulture, Phytopathology, Soil Sciences, Oenology etc.
In addition, the certifications for the organic plant production of the vineyard, the organic wine-making of grapes – which is carried out with modern and constantly renewed mechanical equipment – as well as the certification of PGI Attica, reinforce the high quality standards of our products.
All this, combined with the very good organoleptic characteristics of our wines, give us the belief that public consumer’s choice will vindicate our efforts and expectations.
Certifications and Awards
- DIOInspection and Certification Organization of Organic Products
- PGI– Attiki’s productsProtected Geographical Indication