This wine-growing region in Greece includes the Attica peninsula (with the capital Athens), the region to the north, Boeotia (Viotia or Vöotia) and the second largest Greek island, Euboea, with 3,865 km². Around one third of Greek wine is produced in central Greece. Due to the warm and dry climate, there is not much variety compared to the other Greek wine-growing regions. The main grape varieties are Savatiano and Roditis. This is the area and home of the famous resin wine Retsina. It is also common to deliver fresh grape must to restaurants and inns, which use it to make their own retsina. In addition, large quantities of light white, rosé and red wines are produced. However, there are no areas classified as POP (quality wine), only as PGE (country wine).
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