Viticultural zone of Ilia-Olympia

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The PGI Ilia zone comprises the homonymous district in the central segment of western Peloponnese. The vineyards of Ilia-Olympia are clustered on the flatlands southwest of the mountains, in fertile soil and with ample water supplies from the Alfios and Pinios rivers. The native varieties Roditis, Mavrodaphne, Fokiano, Avgoustiatis are grown in zone, among many other foreign varieties such as Viognier, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano, Cabernet Sauvignon, Refosco, Syrah. At present, there are five wineries within the zone.