Rootstock nurseries

The quality of the certified propagating material is one of the main advantages of the nursery. Both the supply of the basic material is performed by unique centers worldwide (IFV, Hellenifera) and the geography and topography (location) of Alea area, make it today a highly isolated area with few conventional vineyards. VNB, performs every year more than 7000 virological tests with absolute traceability, controls, protects and guarantees the high phytosanitary status of their plant material.



Rootstock nurseries

So today VNB cultivates on privately-owned estates 168 acres for production of rootstock:

R 110 : 52 acres
1103 P : 44 acres
41 B : 33 acres
140 Ru : 23 acres
SO4 : 12 acres
5 ΒΒ : 3 acres
101-14 : 1 acre
3309 C : 2 acres


Graft nurseries of International Varieties

For the first time in Greece, VNB cultivates the first graft nurseries from international vine varieties. Thus, after 12 years VNB cultivates 47 acres with a total of 59 clones from 26 varieties. It is a material of incomparable quality, which really ensures vine growers enjoy the vigour and longevity of their vineyards.


The varieties grown on the VNB rootstock are the following:

Syrah / Cabernet-Sauvignon / Merlot / Mourvèdre / Grenache N / Pinot noir / Cabernet franc / Sauvignon / Chardonnay / Riesling / Gewurztraminer / Viognier / Ugni blanc / White Muscat (MPG) / Malvasia Aromatica / Muscat of Alexandria / Italia / Cardinal / Victoria / Muscat of Hamburg / Sultanina / Razaki / Alphonse Lavallée



 of vaccines of Greek varieties

Graft nurseries from Greek varieties are a great innovation of VNB for the viticulture and wine sector in Greece. This is a healthy and certified material produced in the context of VNB cooperation with IFV (as Hellenifera).


The first varieties that are in the process of propagation are:

Agiorgitiko, Xinomavro, Roditis, Moschofilero, Assyrtiko, Athiri, Aidani white, Limniona, Vidiano, Vilana, Kotsifali, Monemvasia, Robola, Savatiano, Corinthian Currant, Crimson seedless, Red Globe, Sultanina, Attica