Wine research in Greece
Wine research in Greece preceded, ran in parallel to and accompanied the growth of the sector. It thus contributed to its development to the present stage, where the overall picture is set by diversity based, among other things, on the native grape varieties, by a contemporary character inextricably linked with the prominent, historical course of wine through the ages, and, needless to say, by fine wines interwoven in numerous ways with their place of origin and with the people who produce them.
Wine research in Greece began in the 1970’s with the study of native varieties and the ensuing decades marked the advent of the Greek wine revolution. Research continues to this day with the study of vine clones and with particularly ambitious goals so that it may further contribute to optimizing quality both in terms of grapes produced in the Greek vineyards and in terms of winemaking in Greece.