For over 40 years, the winemakers of Central Greece have explored the potential of the region’s wide variety of mesoclimates, making Central Greece the country’s laboratory of viticultural experimentation with a prodigious breadth of top quality wines produced.
A diverse landscape boasting extensive mountain summits, large alpine lakes and rivers results in a number of unique mesoclimates. Vine growing in Central Greece can be as diverse as the mountain curved landscape; slope-topped dry farmed old bush vines co-exist alongside younger vineyards, irrigated by sub terrestrial systems.
The range of wines is the most diverse of any region in Greece: whites range from light and easy-to-drink, to savory and complex. Reds extend from fruity and mellow to sophisticated, pure expressions of terroir. Rosè wines are intensively refreshing and aromatic.
The country’s largest geographical region, Central Greece is located to the north of the Peloponnese and to the south of Thessaly and Epirus, bordering the Aegean Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea to the west and the Corinthian Gulf to the south. Its climate is temperate along coastlines and dry in the interior. More than 21,000 hectares of vineyards account for 28% of wineries in Greece, many producing excellent vintages as a result of old vines and top quality grapes. Discover the wines of Central Greece and taste the region’s living history.
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