Viticultural zone of Paros Island

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The viticultural zone of Paros is a traditional vineyard of the Aegean sea. There were certain periods in history, such as the centuries of Venetian rule, when the vineyards of Paros became particularly prominent. The entire island belongs to the PDO Paros zone. Monemvassia, 'malvasias oenos', is Paros’s white grape varietal and Mandilaria the red one. PDO Paros red is the only PDO wine whose composition includes both white and red grapes(3:1). That is the Parian way of taming the intense character of the Mandilaria grape. ---> Read more...