Greek wine


Greek wine
List of 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 there 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
Krassato
Ladikino
Limnio
 
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
Carignan
Grenache Rouge
Merlot
Montepulciano
Mourvedre
Tannat
Tempranillo

 

Greek white varieties



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

 

International white varieties in Greece



Malvazia
Riesling
Semillon
Sylvaner
Traminer
Ugni Blanc
Viognier


Cretan grape variety Liatiko

Cretan variety grown especially in Heraklion and Lassithi and is used in  the production of wines  “Dafnes PDO” and “Sitia PDO” wines.

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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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Cretan wine

In Crete there are substantial vineyards where native varieties are cultivated such as Vilana, Kotsifali, Mandilari, Vidiano...

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