The vineyard of Attica, especially Mesogeia, is the largest vineyard in Greece, covering 65,000 of the 200,000 acres of the wider zone of the Attica region. It is essentially defined by the mountains of Gerania, Kitherron, Parnitha and Penteli.
It is the main production area of Savvatiano and with the addition of Roditis, Retsina wine is produced, and, regardless of the impression caused by its name, this wine has offered high quality products in recent years. The historicity of the vineyard is in line with the modern perception of winemaking. Moreover, climatic conditions of the area are ideal, with a warm and dry climate and low annual rainfall. Savvatiano keeps adapting due to its resistance to drought and the way of its cultivation.
White varieties are also grown in this vineyard: Assyrtiko, Athiri, Malagousia, Ugni Blanc, Sauvignon blanc and Chardonnay. Red varieties include: Agiorgitiko, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenach and Merlot.
Modern wineries continue the tradition. A lot of them are open to the public and organize wine tasting events and various activities, giving every visitor the opportunity to experience not only the history of wine, but the culture of the region as well. His companions are: “Attika-Wine and Food Experience”, “Wines of Athens”, and the “Union of Wine Producers of the Vineyard of Attica (ENOAA)”.