Greek wine Subregions

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Please click on a letter on the ABC-bar to find your wine region > subregions > wineries. Example: A gives Attica, C gives Crete.

South Aegean Islands subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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                  Please see HERE the wineries of the South Aegean. The South Aegean (Greek: Περιφέρεια Νοτίου Αιγαίου) is one of the thirteen regions of Greece. It consists of the Cyclades and Dodecanese island groups in the central and southeastern Aegean Sea. The South Aegean region was established in the 1987 administrative reform. With the 2010 Kallikratis plan, […]

Peloponnese subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling

              Please see HERE the Peloponnese wineries. The Peloponnese peninsula (Peloponnesus) is a large landform on the southern edge of continental Greece. Covered in mountains, rugged plateaus and valleys, the area has an abundance of mesoclimates and terroirs suitable for premium viticulture. Native grape varieties such as Agiorgitiko, Moschofilero and Mavrodaphne are planted throughout the Peloponnese peninsula, making everything from […]

Cretan subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling

            Please see HERE the wineries of Crete. Crete (Kriti) is the largest and arguably the most famous island in Greece, marking the southern edge of the Aegean Sea. The island has a long and illustrious history dating back thousands of years, and today the Cretan wine industry is thriving. Four appellations of […]

North Aegean Islands subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling

              Please see HERE the wineries of the North Aegean Islands. Lying virtually between two continents, Europe and Asia, the islands of the north-eastern Aegean comprise the principle islands of Chios, Lemnos, Samos, Lesvos, Agios Efstratios,Psara, Oinousses, Ikaria and Fourni. They actually set the eastern borders of the Aegean Sea and spread along the coasts of neighbouring Turkey. […]

Evia (Euboea) subregion.

by Cornelius Wesseling

            Please see HERE the Evia wineries. In beautiful Evia major players in the wine landscape is the plain of Lilantio and Karistos. In the fertile plain of Lilantio the vineyards unfold at an altitude of up to 350 meters. The climate here is very hot and dry, but the […]

Central Greece subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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            Please see HERE the Central Greece wineries. Viotia | Fthiotida | Fokida | Evritania | Etoloakarnania CENTRAL GREECE. One of the most mountainous districts of the country, Central Greece lies in the heart of the mainland. It acquired its name – Sterea Ellada (firm) after 1821 since it constituted the only clearly continental portion of the newly […]

Mount Athos subregion.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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              Please see HERE the Mount Athos wineries. Mount Athos is the easternmost of the three Halkidiki peninsulas in the northern Aegean Sea. This unusual wine region is of great spiritual significance to the Eastern Christian Orthodox Church, and 20 monasteries can be found along the coast of the peninsula. Wine has […]

Thessaly subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling

            Please see HERE the Thessaly wineries. Thessalia (Thessaly) is an administrative region in mainland Greece, bordered by Greek Macedonia, Central Greece and the Aegean Sea. While it is not the best known of Greece’s wine regions, either viticulturally or historically, it has a thriving wine industry that is mostly located in the mountains […]

Ionion Islands subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling
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          Please see HERE the Ionion Islands wineries. The Ionian Islands are a group of islands in the Ionian Sea, off the west coast of Greece. While not as famous viticulturally as the islands of the Aegean Sea, where Santorini and Samos make some of Greece’s most famous wines, the Ionian Islands have a rich winegrowing history. […]

Epirus subregions.

by Cornelius Wesseling

            Please see HERE the wineries of Epirus, all in Ioannina. Epirus is a region in the north-west of mainland Greece, characterized by its rugged, mountainous landscape. Only a small amount of wine is made here, as the landscape is not particularly suited to commercial-scale viticulture. Rather, small vineyards clinging to […]