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Sideritis

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Sideritis is a fairly obscure pink-skinned Greek variety found primarily near Patras on the Peloponnese peninsula, and to a lesser extent in the Aegean Islands and Greek Macedonia. Its name is derived from the Greek word sidero, meaning ‘iron’, a reference perhaps to the mineral qualities of the wine. It is most commonly vinified as white wine and its traditional blending partner is Roditis, although […]