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also known as Aghiorghitiko, Mavro Nemeas and St. George) is
one of the two widely-grown heat-resistant
varieties, the other being
It is a red variety that has traditionally been grown in the
region of the
It is one of the more commercially important
Greek varieties, and it can take on a large range of
characteristics, from soft to very
depending on factors in the growing and
processes. This is the noblest of all Greek red grape wine
varieties. This dry red has an intense, complex nose and a rich
generous, well-balanced taste.
is an amber-colored sweet
made in the Commandaria region of
on the foothills of the
mountains. Commandaria is made
from sun-dried grapes of the varieties
While often a
wine, through its production method
it often reaches high alcohol levels, around 15%, already before
fortification. It represents an ancient wine style documented in
Cyprus back to 800 BC and has the distinction of being the world's
oldest named wine still in production, with the name Commandaria
dating back to the
in the 12th century. This dessert wine has been produced for over
(4,000) years and is considered to be oldest wine in the world. The
combination of the rich black Mavro and the fruity white Xynisteri,
produce the sweet dessert wine which 'Richard the Lionhearted'
"The wine of the Kings and the King of wines!"
This steely country wine from Arcodia is supple and balanced. It is
a blend of chardonnay and indigenous varieties.
Is a white
used primarily in the
It is one of
most widely planted
varieties and is known for its
condition. It is mostly planted throughout central Greece,
In Retsina, the naturally low
of the grape is sometimes compensated from by the addition of
in the blend. The wine has a delicate grapefruit aroma and a soft
structure (characteristic of the 100/Savatiano grapes of Attica) and
is what gives this favorite its "Classic" Greek taste.
This wine from the Matsa Estate is fresh, fruity white that is very
smooth and rich. It is a perfect complement with white meats, fish
(ούζο) is an
distilled spirit that is widely consumed in
It can be consumed
or mixed with water. Produced exclusively in Greece and considered
the national drink. Ouzo's origins have been lost in antiquity.
(also known as Roditis) is a
grape traditionally grown in the
The grape was highly valued in the Greek wine industry prior to the
outbreak due to its ability to ripen late and maintain its
in hot climates like those of Peloponnese and
However its susceptibility to
mildew and phylloxera dramatically
reduced it plantings throughout the 20th century. Today it is most
commonly blended with
in making the Greek
This wine is made from varieties cultivated from select vineyards
throughout Greece. Roditis has a light salmon color and an intense,
wine that has been made for at
least 2000 years. Its unique flavor is said to have originated from
the practice of sealing wine vessels, particularly
in ancient times. Before the invention of impermeable glass
caused many wines to spoil within the year. Pine resin helped keep
air out, while at the same time infusing the wine with resin
This style of wine has been enjoyed in Greece for move then (3,000)
years. The wine is made from Saviatiano grapes and is a dry white
with a brilliant gold color with a discreet pine bouquet.
Wine from Crete, produced in both red and white. The islands
ancient wine traditions of Minoan origin, contribute to its delicate
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and Skydra. The farmlands lie to the east, the forested and grove
area in the western part and the
Mountains to the west. This wine
has a fruity nose, deep ruby color and a long, lingering finish
which characterize this popular red wine.
This wine has a unique blend of red grapes; Mandilaria and white
Monemvasia, that are exclusive of Paros. This wine has a wood hint
and a discreet nose which is typical of Paros.
This wine is from the largest wine producing region of Greece. The
wine has a soft cinnamon-spiced flavor. This Peloponnesian red is
full-bodied and deep purple which is characteristic of the
Negoska grapes and oak aging are what give this pleasant dry red
wine its unique smoke and vanilla hints.
This Peloponnesianwhite winehas traits that convey
an understated elegance. This wine has a delicate, fruity aroma and
is enhanced by barrel aging.
This wine's taste evokes 'Santorini' itself, with images of
sun-drenched Greece and seas and skies of brilliant blue! This is a
classic dry white wine with a clean crisp taste. It bespeaks the
light quality of this oldest of Greek vineyards.
This is a sweet, golden colored wondrous dessert wine that has an
intense aroma of mature fruits and honey. Muscat grapes grown on
Samos provide its buttery mouth feel and lingering finish.
The mavrothaphne grape is grown only on Patras in the vineyards of
Cephallonia which gives its name to this sweet, red dessert wine.
This wines unique taste with its intense aroma and profound red
color, result from aging in barrels.