Introduction to Attiki

The vineyard of Attiki (or Attica) has undergone an impressive renaissance and progress during the last few decades. Its moment has been a long time coming. Since the 90’s the strong winds of change have been blowing in terms of viticulture and vinification, among the producers. All it took was for its best practitioners to believe that Attica wine could be more than what it was once considered to be -a simple quaffing wine for relatively immediate consumption. Based on their long-standing traditions, grape varieties and unique wine styles, and with the help of cutting-edge technology, expertise and serious effort, they managed to bring the wines of Attiki to the forefront of the seismic changes that have taken place in the Greek vineyard.




PGI Attiki

Get to know more about Retsina

Greece’s most famous and possibly most authentic wine is the traditional Retsina, with Attiki as the center of its production. Only specific regions can carry a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) on the labels. (or ΠΓΕ in Greek). Retsina can also be produced throughout Greece and according to Greek and European legislation is labelled as a Traditional Designation (one of the two in Greece) if not produced within one of the designated PGI zones.

Among these regions, Attiki stands out by producing Retsinas that, under certain prerequisites, are classified in the category of Protected Geographical Indication, PGI Retsina of Attiki (ΠΓΕ Ρετσίνα Αττικής). It was only quite recently that Attiki has become the focus of Retsina production, being nowadays the most important producer of this renown traditional style of wine.

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