By Bejay Browne
THOUSANDS of grape growers around the island will find out later this month if their entire yearly production of indigenous xynisteri will be bought by the Sodap cooperative, the island’s largest winery.
Last year growers protested over the prices being offered for their xynisteri grapes, an ongoing problem that arose after a glut of the white grape followed the lifting of a partial ban on the indigenous fruit. Previously, xynisteri was only grown in limited, designated areas.
Marinos Pericleous, Sodap’s...