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The key wine regions of Greece

So understanding Greek wines doesn’t have to be complicated, as long as you stick to the four grape varieties discussed, along with three key regions. Between those four grapes and three regions, you’re covering a majority of what you’ll come across in wine shops (outside of Retsina).

MACEDONIA

Main grape: Xinomavro (“the Nebbiolo of Greece”)

Winesearcher: Macedonia – Greece Wine

Wine Tourism: Greek Macedonia

PELOPENSESE

Vivino: Maintinea AOC (famous for Moschofilero)

Vivino: Nemea AOC (famous for St. George)

SANTORINI

Main grape: Assyrtiko

Greece Insiders: Santorini Wines – A Story of Survival