🇬🇷GREECEGreek Islands


GREEK ISLANDS ARE–  Archepelago- 3

WHITE=  |    RED=  **Refer to PGI. For Grape Information.

GEOGRAPHY Greece(West & South-East of Continental Greece), LATITUDE:  ? ° °N

  • Archipelago- A Chain, Cluster, or Collection of Islands In an Expanse of Water Usually In a Sea or Ocean but Can Be Located In a Lake or River.
  • GREEK ISLAND ARCHIPELAGO INCLUDE
    • Cyclades- Choir, Ikaria, Lemnos, Lesvos, Paros, Samos, Syros
    • Dodekanese- Crete, Kos, Rhodes
    • Ionian- Cephalonia, Corfu, Lefkada, Zakinthos

TOPOGRAPHY Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous,   Archipelago

SOILS Metamorphic, Volcanic, Sedimentary, Basalt, Limestone

CLIMATE Mediterranean, *Summers– Long, Hot, Dry   |   *Winters– 2-Month Rain

CULTURE GASTRONOMY Fish, Greek Salads   |   CHEESE Goat



IONIAN SEA–  PDO.- 3     PGI.Area8

  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Northern Greece
    • OFF COAST OF-Albania, Epirus, Central Greece, Peloponnese
    • Islands CephaloniaCorfu, Lefkada, Zakynthos
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly

Corfu Island

CORFU PGI. Area      @Corfu

  • WHITE= Kakotrygis, Petrokoritho, Skyolpnichtis
  • RED= Mavrodafni
  • GEOGRAPHYGreece, Ionian Sea(North),
    • (65km. Long & 3km. Wide), LATITUDE: 39.6°N
  • TOPOGRAPHYRolling/ Hilly, On~Corfu~Island~
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE– ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers– Ambelonas, Goulis, Theotoky

HALIKOUNA PGI. Area      @Corfu

  • WHITE= Kakotrygis, Petrokoritho, Skyolpnichtis
  • RED= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Ionian Sea(North), On~Corfu~Island~(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers-

Lefkada Island

LEFKADA PGI. Area      @

  • WHITE= Asproverj, Cholores, Muscat, Vardea, Verjami
  • RED= Mavrodaphne, Thiakos
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Ionian Sea(Central),
    • On~Lefkada~Island~,  LATITUDE: 38.7° N
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 600mt.
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE- ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers-

Cephalonia Island

MAVRODAPHNE Of CEPHALONIA PDO.     @

  • WHITE= Mavrodaphne
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Ionian Sea(South),
    • On~Cephalonia~Island~, LATITUDE: 38.2°N
    • Non-Contiguous(?)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Sweet
    • Estates/ Producers-

MUSCAT Of CEPHALONIA PDO.     @

  • WHITE= Muscat Blanc a Petite Grains
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Ionian Sea(South), On~Cephalonia~Island~(West)
  • VINICULTURE- Sweet
    • Estates/ Producers-

MANTZAVINATA PGI. Area     @Mantzavinata

  • WHITE= Goustolidi AKA=Vostylidi    |   RED= Araklino, Thiako
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Ionian Sea(South), On~Cephalonia~Island~(West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE- ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers-

ROBOLA Of CEPHALONIA PDO.     @Cephalonia

  • WHITE= Ribola
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Ionian Sea(South), On~Cephalonia~Island~(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly, PLATEAU/ Omali,  SLOPES/ Mt. Enos, +Alt. 175mt.- 800mt.
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Orealios Gaea

METAXATA PGI. Area     @Metaxata

  • WHITE= Thiniatiko
  • RED= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Ionian Sea(South), On~Cephalonia~Island~(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers-

SLOPES Of ENOS PGI. Area      @Elios-Pronni

  • WHITE= Goustolidi, Tsaoussi, Mavrodaphne
  • RED= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Ionian Sea(South), On~Cephalonia~Island~(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers-

Zakynthos Island

KEFALONIA PGI. Area      @Argostoli

  • WHITE= Muscat, Robola
  • RED= Mavrodaphne
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Ionian Sea(South)
    • On~Zakinthos~Island~,  LATITUDE: 37.78°N
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly, SLOPES/ Mt. Enos, +Alt. 800mt.
  • SOILS- MetamorphicSedimentary, Limestone
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE- 303 ha., Planted,  Vine Training/ Low Goblet
    • Estates/ Producers- Bazigos

ZAKYNTHOS PGI. Area     @Zakynthos

  • WHITE= Asprorompola, Goustolidi, Pavlos, Skiadopoulo, Verdea
  • RED= Goustolidi, Katsakoulias, Robola Black
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece/ Ionian Sea(South), On~Zakynthos~Island~
    • Off Coast/ Peloponnese(20 km.), (32 km. Long)
    • Sub-Zones- Mountains(West), Lowlands(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE- 1,902 ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Grampsas, Solomos

AEGEAN SEA PGI. Regional   PDO.- 7     PGI.“Area      @Santorini

  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea, South & East of Mainland Greece
    • BORDERS-Turkey(East)
    • Aegeon Islands Include- Andros, Choir, Ikaria, Lemnos, Kea, Kithnos, Lesvos, MilosMykonos, Naxos, Paros, Samos, Skyros, Syros, Tinos

Lemnos Island

LEMNOS ISLAND PDO.     @Nea Koutali

  • WHITE= Limnio, Muscat Alexandria
  • RED= Fokiana, Kalampaki, Kuntra
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(North), In Cyclades Archipelago
    • On~Lemnos~Island~,  LATITUDE: 39.91°N
    • South of Thrace(100 km.), (30km. Long & 20km. Wide)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Mountainous, On~Lemnos~Island~, SLOPES/ ?,+Alt. 800mt.
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean, Most Vineyards On South Side to Protect From North Wind
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Ioannis Kremmydas, P. Chanas, Xatzigeorgiou
  • VINICULTURE- Dry,  Sweet
    • Tsipouro, Raki(After Pressing, Pumace Covered with Sea-Weed to Secure Humidity, and Left to 2 Months, Then Boiled and Double Distilled)
  • CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Agricultural Cooperatives of Limnos~

MUSCAT Of LEMNOS PDO.     @Lemnos

  • WHITE= Muscat Alexandria AKA=Moschato Alexandrias
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(North), In Cyclades Archipelago
    • On~Lemnos~Island~(Greater)
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VINICULTURE- Dry-Sweet/ Vin Doux Naturel
    • Estates/ Producers- Tsantali

Syros Island

SYROS ISLAND PGI. Area    @

  • WHITE= Assyritiko, Kountoura, Monemvasia   |    RED= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY– Greece/ Aegean Sea(Central), In Cyclades Archipelago
    • On~Syros~Island~LATITUDE: 37.4° N
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, On~Syros~Island~
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Syros Winery

Paros Island

PAROS ISLAND PDO.     @Lefkes

  • WHITE= Monemvassia, Malvasias Oenos
  • RED= Mandilaria, Monemvassia, Vaftra
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(Central), In Cyclades Archipelago
    • On~Paros~Island~, LATITUDE: 37.08° N
    • Sub-Zones-Thapsana PGI.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous, SLOPES/ Profitis Elias Mountains, +Alt. ?
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers-

THAPSANA PGI. Area     @

  • WHITE= ?
  • RED= Monemvassia, Mandilaria
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(Central), In Cyclades Archipelago, On~Paros~Island~
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers-

Santorini Island

SANTORINI PDO.     @Fira

  • WHITE= Assyritiko 75%, Adoni, Aidani, Athiri, Gaidoura, Katsano
  • RED= Mandelaria, Mavrotrgano, Voudomato
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(Central), In~Cyclades~Archipelago~/On~Santorini~Island~, LATITUDE: 36.4° N
    • Sub-Zones- North Island,   South Island,  East Island
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • SOILS- MetamorphicVolcanic, Ash/ Pumice, Mixed With Red & Black Volcanic Stones, High In Iron, Magnesium, Andesitic Rock.
    • Soil and Land is Influenced by a Volcanic Eruption Around 1618 BC.
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE- 1,200 ha. Planted
    • CHALLENGES– ~Vine Training~ –Kouloura– Bush Training System.
      • Vines Are Planted In Depressions In Ground. The Vines Are Pruned With Vine Shoots Woven Into Round Crown Sharped Baskets and Grape Clusters Huddled In the Center. Each of the Shoots Have Three Eyes Where Bunches Will Come Out. Designed to Protect Against Harsh Sun and Wind and to Help Capture the Morning Dew Moisture.
      • Santorini Vineyards Are Not All Located In One Area, Instead the Hundreds of Vineyards Are All Spread Separately Across the Island.
    • ADVANTAGE– ~No Phylloxera~
      • All Vine Are On Their Own Roots System. Root System Can Be to 400 Years Old and Vines Are Grafted to Old Roots Every 80 Years. Harvest Takes Place All Through August.
    • Estates/ Producers- Argyros, Boutari, Canava Roussos, Gaia, Gavalas, Hatzidakis, Karamolegos, Koutsoyiannopoulos,Santo(Co.-Op.), Sigalas, Vassaltis, Venetsanos
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Vinsanto PDO. AKA=Wine as Wine of Santorini by the Romans 5 Kilograms Needed to Produce 700 Grams of Wine. Pomice was Full of Grape Sugar Which Wasn’t Removed During Pressing. This Was Placed In Large Traff and Soaked In Must For 4 Days, +AGED/ 2 yr.-10 yr. In Large Wooded Barrels
      • WHITE= Assyritiko(+51%), Mandelari, Adoni, Vin de Raisin Passerile or Vin de Liqueur
    • Distillate- Pumice is Distilled In Special Stills to Produce Tsikoudia AKA=Raki. Originally Used to Medicinal Purposes Such as Rubs For Cold.
  • CULTURE- Island Also Known as Thira.
    • GASTRONOMY Seafood, Fish, Honey From Passito Grapes   |   CHEESE… Feta
    • Monks & Monasteries–  ~Profit of Elias~
    • WINNER Worlds Best~ Santorini
      • DtheV.com Awards- Top Greece Wine Region  (1st. Place)
      • **Refer to WINE CULTURE/ Derek’s Top 6 List For Detailed Information.


**Santorini Map Curtesy of DeLong Maps, Purchase at DeLongwine.com



Lesvos Island

LESVOS ISLAND PGI. Area     @Mitilini

  • WHITE=    |    RED= Lesvos
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(East), In Cyclades Archipelago,
    • On~Lesvos~Island~, LATITUDE: 39.26.° N
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
  • VINIFICATION- Ouzo– Distilled In Apostaktiria(Still) Steeped/ Aniseed, Fennel, Mastic
    • Estates/ Producers- Methymneos

Chois Island

CHOIS ISLAND PGI.     @Volissos

  • WHITE= Assyrtico, Roditis
  • RED= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(East), In Cyclades Archipelago,
    • On~Chois~Island~, LATITUDE: 38.36° NBORDERS- Turkey(Near/ 8km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ Mount Pelineon, +Alt. 450mt., Peak 1,300mt.
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Ouzo, Mastica
    • Estates/ Producers- Ariousios, Stoupakis(Distillery), Tetteris(Distillery)
  • CULTURE- Dionysus The God of Wine Son Inopion Rules Chois

Ikaria Island

IKARIA ISLAND PGI. Area   @Agios Kirykos

  • WHITE= Assyriko, Athiri, Begleri AKA=Thrapsathiri
  • RED= Fokiano(Indigenous), Mandilaria
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(East), In Cyclades Archipelago
    • On~Ikaria~Island~, LATITUDE: 37.59° N
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Terraces, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 50mt.- 700mt.
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Afianes

Samos Island

SAMOS ISLAND PDO.     @Vathi

  • WHITE=
    • International Muscat Blanc a Petite Grains AKA=Moschato Aspro
  • RED= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(East), In Cyclades Archipelago
    • On~Samos~Island~, LATITUDE: 37.75° N
    • Sub-Zones- Slopes of Ambelos PGI., BORDERS-Turkey(Near 2km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ Mount Ampelos, +Alt. ?, (45km. Long & Wide)
  • VITICULTURE- ?  ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Passito,  Vin Doux Naturel,  Brandy
    • Estates/ Producers- Calvino Deus, Kourtaki, Olympio, Samos(Co.-Op.), Tsantali

SLOPES Of AMBELOS PGI. Area     @

  • WHITE= Muscat   |   RED= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(East), In Cyclades Archipelago, On~Samos~Island~
    • VILLAGES-Kallithea, Marathokambos, Neohori, Shoureika
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ Mount Ampelo,+Alt. ?
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers-

DODEKANESE ISLANDS    PDO.- 2    PGI.- 3

  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(South-East), In Dodekanese Archipelago, Non-Contiguous(25)
    • BORDERS- Turkey
    • Islands- Astypalaia, Kos, Rhodes

Kos Island

KOS ISLAND PGI. Area     @Kos

  • WHITE= Arhiri, Assyriko, Malagousia
    • International Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Mandelaria
    • International Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot, Mourvedre, Syrah, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(South-East), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Kos~Island~, LATITUDE: 36.9° N
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly, SLOPES/ Mount Dikeo, +Alt. ?
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Triantafyllopoulos

Rhodes Island

RHODES ISLAND PDO.     @Rhodes

  • WHITE= Athiri, Assyrtiko, Muscat Samos AKA=Muscat Blanc a Petite Grains, Muscat Trani
  • RED= Amorgiano AKA=Mandilaria
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(South-East), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Rhodes~Island~, LATITUDE: 36.43° N
    • Sub-Zones- Muscat of Rhodes PDO.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Mountainous, SLOPES/ Mount Atavyros, +Alt. ?
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Fortified– Vin Naturellement Doux or / Doux Naturel
    • Estates/ Producers-

MUSCAT Of RHODES PDO.     @Archangelos

  • WHITE= White Muscat AKA=Muscat Blanc Petite Grains, Muscat Traini
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aegean Sea(South-East), In Dodekanese Archipelago, On~Rhodes~Island~
    • VILLAGES– Afandou, Apollona, Archangelos, Embonas, Fanes, Psintos, Rhodes
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- C.A.I.R
  • VINICULTURE- Vin Doux Naturel,  Vin Naturellement Doux
    • Dehydrated Grapes Fortified During Fermentation With Grape Spirit.

Crete Island

CRETE ISLAND PGI. Regional     PDO.- 6     PGI.Area 1    @Keraklion

  • WHITE= Vidiano 27%, Athiri, Assyriko, Dafni, Malvasia di Candia AKA=Chandaks, Muscat di Spina, Plyto, Thrapathiri, Vilana
    • International Sylvaner, Sauvignon Blanc, Ugni Blanc
  • RED= Ladikino, Limnio, Liatika, Kotsifali, Mantilari, Romeiko
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Granache, Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~, LATITUDE: 35.3°N
    • DISTRICTS-Chania, Heraklion, Lasithi, Rethymno
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • SOIL- Metamorphic, Volcanic, Sedimentary, Limestone, Sandy-Loam, Gravel, Clay
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean +WINDS/ Meltemi….Origins…Blow From North Off Aegean Sea
    • *Summers– Hot, Dry   |   *Winters– Mild, Cold
  • VITICULTURE- 4,200 ha. Planted
    • Amphorae With Cretan Insignia Have Been Found In Many Archeological Sight Around the Mediterranean Basin.
  • VINICULTURE- History of Field Blends.
  • HISTORY- 4,000 Year Wine Tradition & Culture.
    • 700 BC. @Crete Zeus Was Born the Island of Crete.
    • 2500-800 BC. @CreteMinoans First Major Civilization On Crete During Bronze Age.
    • 400 AD. @CreteCandia Name Referred to the Island During Middle Ages.
    • 1400 AD. @CreteOttoman Empire Took Over the Island and Wine Culture Waned.
    • 1970’s @CretePhylloxera Destroyed Vineyards On Island. Many Producers Planted French Grapes to Capture Market at Time.
    • 2010’s @Crete– Movement to Replant Island With Indigenous Grapes.
  • CULTURE-
    • GASTRONOMY Seafood, Legumes, Vegetables, Olive Oil   |   CHEESEFeta
    • ASSOCIATIONS– ~Wine of Crete~
      • Mission~ Promotion and Recognition/ Develop Wine Tourism
    • WINNER Worlds Best~ Crete
      • DtheV.com Awards- Top Greece Wine Region  (4th. Place)
      • **Refer to WINE CULTURE/ Derek’s Top 6 List For Detailed Information.


**Crete Map Image Curtesy of DeLong Maps, Purchase at DeLong.com



CHANIA PGI. District     @Chania

  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~(West), DISTRICT– Chania
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean

KISSAMOS PGI. Area     @

  • WHITE= Athiri, Romeiko, Thrapsathiri, Vilana
  • RED= ?
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Carignan, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~(West), DISTRICT-Chania,(North-West)
    • VILLAGES-Innachori, Kissamos, Kolymvari, Mythimni
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted

RETHYMNO PGI. District      @Rethymno

  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~(West), DISTRICT-Rethymno
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean

HERAKLION PGI. District     @Heraklion

  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~(South-Central), DISTRICT-Heraklion
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean

DAFNES-HERAKLION PDO.     @Dafnes

  • WHITE= Plito, Vidiano
    • International Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Liatika
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~(Central), In Heraklion(West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous, SLOPES/ Mt. Psiloritis, +Alt. ?
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Dry/ Sweet
    • Estates/ Producers- Diamantakis, Douloufakis, Silva Daskalaki

ARCHANES-HERAKLION PDO.    @Archanes

  • WHITE= ?
  • RED= Kotsifali, Mandilaria
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~(Central), DISTRICT-Heraklion
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Mountainous, SLOPES/ Mount Juktas, +Alt. 370mt.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Pale(Kotsifali & Mandilaria)
    • Estates/ Producers- Creta Olympias, Boutari, Miliarakis, Archanes(Co.-Op.)

PEZA-HERAKLION PDO.    @Nikos Kazantzakis

  • WHITE= Vilana
  • RED= Kotsifali, Mandilaria
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~(Central), In Heraklion(South-East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Mountainous, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 300mt.- 700mt.
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Tsantalis, Peza(Co.-Op.), Lyarakis, Michalakis, Minos

LASITHI PGI. District      @Lasithi

  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~(South-Central), DISTRICT-Lasithi
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean

MALVASIA SITIA-LASITHI PDO.     @Sitia

  • WHITE= Malvasia, Vilana, Thrapsathri
  • RED= Liatiko, Mandilaria
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~(East), DISTRICT-Lasithi
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Mountainous, ON PLATEAU/ Lefki, +Alt. 600mt.
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Sitia(Co.-Op.)

SITIA PDO.     @Sitia

  • WHITE= Assyrtiko, Plyto, Thrapsathri, Vilana
  • RED= Liaiko, Mandilaria
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago
    • On~Crete~Island~(East), DISTRICT-Lasithi
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Mountainous
    • ON PLATEAU/ Lefki, +Alt. 600mt., ON PLAIN/ Voila
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Lyrarakis, Sitia(Co.-Op.)
    • Vineyards- Psarades

HANDAKAS CANDIA & MALVASIA HANDAKAS-CANDIA PDO.    @

  • WHITE= Malvasia
  • RED= ?
  • GEOGRAPHY- Greece, Aagean Sea(South), In Dodekanese Archipelago, On~Crete~Island~
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE- ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers-


**Refer to BIBLIOGRAPHY/ SOURCES For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced