Pair with: Fish tacos, shellfish, cheese boards
Xinomavro: This red grape variety is grown primarily in the northern Greek region of Naoussa and produces medium-bodied, high-acid wines with firm tannins, flavors of red and dark fruits, and earthy notes.Pair with: Wild mushroom risotto, Parmesan flakes, wine-flavored cheeses, gouda
Agiorgitiko: This red grape variety is grown primarily in the Peloponnese region and produces medium to full-bodied wines with flavors of red and black fruits, spice, and hints of vanilla.
Shop here: Agiorgitiko by Gaia
Pair with: Lamb shanks, roasted meatballs, Stifado, baked vegetables
Moschofilero: This white grape variety is grown primarily in the Peloponnese region and produces light-bodied wines with floral and citrus aromas and flavors of white peach, apricot, and honey.
Shop here: Hermes Moschofilero Mantinia
Pair with: Grilled calamari, tzatziki, hummus and roasted chicken
Mavrodafni: This red grape variety is grown primarily in the northwestern region of Greece and produces sweet, fortified wines with flavors of dried fruits, caramel, and chocolate.
Shop here: Hermes Mavrodaphne of Patras
Pair with/without food: As a dessert alone, or sipped with dark meats
Other notable Greek wines include Malagousia, Robola, Savatiano, and Limnio, among others.
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