Whilst European countries such as France, Spain, Italy, and even the UK, have made their mark in Europe, and the world’s, wine scene, Greece has long had a grounding in viticulture.
For hundreds of years, the country has been continuing to quietly collaborate with its pristine and fertile landscapes to craft an assortment of varieties of grapes, each with its own tastes and complexities, across both its mainland and islands, thanks to its generations of winemakers and viticulture experts.
It may surprise you to hear that Greece is actually one of the oldest wine-producing regions in the entire world, with the first evidence of Greek wine dating back as far as 6,500 years ago. And it is known to be one of the only fine-wine-producing regions on the continent.
With this, comes a plethora of exceptional wine-growing landscapes, dotted with terrace upon terrace of tall leafy vines nurturing some of the best of each region and island’s crop. This also means, for those who consider themselves to be wine lovers and even connoisseurs, a holiday to Greece can be a paradise to savor some of the best Greek wines on offer and immerse yourself in the wine regions of Greece.
That’s why here at Unforgettable Greece, our experts have outlined some of the best Greek vineyards and wineries to visit across the country’s regions, to highlight exactly where you should go to tantalize your tastebuds on your next vino adventure here in Greece.