Peloponnese

Peloponnese Nemea is an extension of 2 prefectures of Peloponnese, Corinth and Argolida, and is a well-known wine-producing region.
It is located 127 km from Athens and it contains the biggest vineyards of the Balkans. It is called the "Bordeaux of South Eastern Europe", with 250 ha and over 30 large-scaled wineries.
The starting point of one’s visit to Nemea should be the stunning Temple of Zeus, along with its surrounding archaeological sites. The opportunity to taste some of the PDO (Protected Destination of Origin) wines shouldn’t be missed and exploration around the most developed grape-producing area of Greece is certainly worthwhile.
In Nemea we find the grape variety Agiorgitiko, which is so valuable and significant, that gives the best PDO wine of Nemea. The well-known wine varieties produced in the area are:
Agiorgitiko rosé, Agiorgitiko dry red, NEMEA PDO (slightly aged), NEMEA PDO (aged), the grape varieties of ACHAIA PGO (Protected Geographical Origin), Patra - White dry, the grape varieties of ACHAIA PGI (Protected Gographical Indication), Muscat Patras, Muscat Rio Patras, Mavrodafni.
The local wineries organize wine tours, tasting of wine and local delicacies, as well as various events. Hitchhiking is very common for transportation among vineyards. Sport games, cooking lessons and seminars related to winemaking are only few of the activities in which one can participate. Nemea is also known for its developed gastronomical values.
The very well-known wine varieties produced in the area are:

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