Wine production in Nemea

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Nemea is the largest Protective Designation of Origin (P.D.O.) wine area of Greece, spanning almost 30,000 square kilometers of vineyards at an altitude between 320 and 650 meters. With more than 3.500 years of wine production, Nemea is synonymous with hifh quality wines and wine culture. The special region’s terroir  is characterized by a main valley surrounded by mountains and weather conditions ranging from mild cold winters with enough rainfalls, to the warm and relatively dry summer periods, but with several differences between short distances within the PDO Nemea zone. Observing the diversity of microclimate can be discover the different organoleptic result of the wines between vineyard sites, with most impressive of all the uniqueness and importance of each vintage to the character of the legendary wine of Nemea.


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The Wine Production

The cultivations of Nemea did not restricted just on wine but even today expanded in olive cultivation and currants which is also a unique product of high nutritional value.

The wine crisis  erupted in 1907-1908 after many upheavals in the field, had as a result the creation of the wine cooperative factory  in 1937. This winery absorbed almost all the grape production  of the region and traded the wine in bulk initially while the postwar decades began to bottling. The Nemea’s wine cooperative played an important role in the recognition of wine VQPRD Nemea in 1971 and became a pillar of stability and development of the local economy for decades till nowadays.