Promponas Wine Liquer
Promponas is the landmark of Naxos holding a long tradition in the production of wine, liqueur and a variety of other local products that the island is famous for. Promponas winery was founded in 1915 producing the best local Naxos liqueur Kitron.
The liqueur comes from the fruit and leaves of the citron tree leaves that belong to the same family as the lemon tree, although, it takes out a more piquant taste and flavor. For almost a century Promponas uses the same traditional method preserving the original flavor and taste of the island’s local drink. Out of a huge collection of citron leaves they choose carefully the ones used to produce their liqueurs. The store also offers a great selection of wines made from a special variety of grapes known for their strong flavor. There have both red and white wines produced in different mountainous regions of Naxos and actually Promponas is the only one to produce bottled wines in the island.
The fertile soil of Naxos offers great varieties of fruits used to make spoon sweets reviving the traditional recipes that their ancestors used. The sweets are made without chemicals thus they are preserved for a longtime in syrup. Promponas offers many treats that you can buy as a gift for your loved ones. The shop is located on the waterfront just a few meters from the main port.