Appellation in the two districts Korinthia and Argolida in the east of the Greek peninsula Peloponnese southwest of the port city of Corinth. Here was already in the antiquity practiced viticulture at least 2,500 years ago. The vineyards cover around 2,100 hectares of vineyards in 16 municipalities and are at an altitude of between 250 and 800 meters. The area is divided into numerous sub-areas, which due to the large height difference also have different floors. The best locations are those between 450 and 650 meters with red, deep ground. Based on the altitude, it is unofficially divided into three sub-areas.
The POP red wine becomes unmixed from the indigenous variety Agiorgitiko (St. Georgs vine) pressed and dry. lovely and sweet expanded. The spicy, long-aging wine has distinctive aromas of sour cherries and currants. Because of its dark red color, it is also called "Blood of Hercules", which was wounded when Nemea killed the lion. The wines are increasingly in Barrique expanded. In addition to agiorgitiko, international varieties such as Chardonnay. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot and Pinot Noir, as well as indigenous varieties such as Assyrtiko. Roditis. Sideritis and Volitsa Mavri cultured. Well-known producers are Achaia Clauss. Boutari. Gaia. Katogi Averoff. Kourtakis. Papaïoannou. Parparoussis Semeli Skouras. Tsantali and Tselepos,