Named after the town of the same name (also Metsovon, Greek Metsobo) in the Greek region Epirus, It is located east of the capital Ioannina near the border with Albania, The area is not classified, the wines are sold under the name Metsovitikos Topikos Oinos (land wines). Viticulture is operated here since the mid-18th century. The vineyards are located between 900 and 1100 meters above sea level, making them the highest Greece, As a special feature, there is also a very popular ski area. From the 1960s, a rebuilding of viticulture took place and foreign varieties were planted for the first time. As a pioneer in this regard is the future Greek Foreign and Defense Minister Evangelos Averoff (1910-1990), whose end of the 1950s founded winery in 2002 with Strofilia for the most important producer today Katogi Strofilia was merged. It will be the international varieties Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Chardonnay. Merlot. Syrah and Viognier as well as many autochthonous Varieties like Agiorgitiko. Bekari. the chlorine. Glykopistrovo. Mouchtouri. Roditis and Vlachiko grown.