Appellations of Crete

Heraklio PGI

Heraklio covers a range of different winemaking styles and permitted grape varieties from the vineyards surrounding the Heraklion district of central and northern Crete. Red wines are often produced using the indigenous Kotsifali grape.

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Crete PGI

Crete PGI is the catch all appellation for winemaking on the island of Crete.

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Peza PDO

Located in the Heraklion district of Crete, Peza was officially recognised in 1971 for its red wines from the Mandilaria grape. Later on, in 1982, white wines made with Vilana were deemed of sufficient quality to carry Peza on the label.

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