Flashcards in Eastern Mediterranean Deck (13):
Retsina is a Greek wine flavored with
Pine resin was used by the ancient Greeks to
prevent oxidation and as a preservative.
What are the three red grapes used in Greece?
Xinomavro, agiorgitko, mavrodaphne
What are the five white grapes used in Greece?
assyrtiko, athiri, moscofilero, roditis, muscat
What is the top level catagory of Greek quality wine?
What level of Greek quality wine has all sweet whites only?
What color seal is on OPE wines?
OPAP wines are stylistically
dry or unfortified
What color seal is on OPAP bottles?
What are the two levels of Greek wines that are comparable to the EU's PDO level?
OPE and OPAP
Xinomavro in produced in what Greek region?
What grape thrives on Santorini?