Viticultural zone of Thessaloniki

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In central Macedonia, the Thessaloniki winegrowing zone comprises the district of the same name. There are three PGI zones representing some of its smaller areas. Epanomi PGI zone, situated east of the Gulf of Thermaikos, Slopes of Vertiskos PGI zone in the north central part of the district of Thessaloniki at altitudes exceeding 500m and Nea Messimvria PGI zone which lies northwest of Thessaloniki. The main native varieties grown are Malagousia, Xinomavro and Limnio.