GREEK WINES

 

Greek wine
Greek wine - Greek grape varieties

 

Since ancient times an important part of the Greek economy was the trade of agricultural products. Greek wine had a leading role in exports to the Mediterranean as well as the Black Sea. 

In Greece are many wine regions such as the Peloponnese, Crete, Evea, Macedonia, Thessaly, Thrace, as well as the  islands of the Aegean and Ionian Sea and  the Dodecanese.

 


Grape varieties grown in Greece:



Greek red  varieties


Agianniotiko Agiorgitiko Agoumastos Aidani black Athiri black Avgoustiatis
Vaftra Verjami Vlachiko Voidomatis Gikopati Diminitis
Zalovitiko Thiako Thrapsa Kolindrino Kolliniatiko Kontokladi
Korfiatis Kotsifali Krassato Ladikino Limnio Liatiko  
Madilari Mavrodaphne Mavrotragano Mavroudi Arachova Black Kalavrytiko Black Mesenikolas  
Muscat Hamburg Black Muscat Moschofilero (gives white wine) Moschomavro Negkoska Xinomavro  
Pamiti Patrinos Petrokoritho Potamisio Refosko Roditis  
Red Robola Romeiko Skylopnichtis Smirneiko Stavroto Sikiotis  
Tsardana Fidia Fileri Fokiano Chondromavro  

 

International red  varieties in Greece

Aglianico Barbera Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon Carignan Grenache Rouge
Merlot Montepulciano Mourvedre Sangiovese Syrah Tannat
Tempranillo

 

Greek white varieties

Agoumastos Aidani Athiri Arkadino Asprouda Assirtiko
Avgoulato Valaitis Vardea Vilana Vidiano Volitsa
Vossos Gaidouria Glikasprouda Goustolidi Dafni Doubrena White
Zakinthinos Zoumiatiko Thrapsathiri Kakotrigis Karidato Katsano
Kozanitis Kontokladi Korithi White Koukouli Kidonitsa Lagorthi
Malagouzia Malvasia di Candia Aromatica Maloukato Rompola Monemvasia Muscat of Alexandria
Muscat White Muscat White (of Spina) Batiki Migdalis Debina Paulos
Petroulianos Plyto Roditis Rozaki Rokaniaris  
Savatiano Skiadopoulos Sultana Tachtas Tsaousi

 

International white varieties in Greece

Chardonnay Malvazia Riesling Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Sylvaner
Traminer Ugni Blanc Viognier

Wine & Food

The harmonious pairing  of food and wine is  important as it  highlights the flavours and increase  the enjoyment.

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Vinification

Vinification or winemaking  is  the process  that leads from grape to wine.

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Greek wine

In Greece there are many wine regions such as the Peloponnese, Crete, Evea, Macedonia, Thessaly, Thrace...

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