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Zante (I)
Zante (F)
Zante (ES)
Zaquintos (PO)
Zakynthos (GB)

To the Ionian Islands counting around 400 km² large Greek island (grch. Zakynthou). On the east side there are wide sandy beaches, the west side has a very steep rocky coastline of up to 300 meters, in between is a mountain range. The climate is characterized by sufficient rainfall. Here are almost exclusively autochthonous Grape varieties cultivated, these are Agiomavritiko. Areti. Asprouda. Avgoustiatis. Goustolidi. Kakotrygis. Katsakoulias. korinthiaki, Pavlos ( Malvasia Bianca Lunga ) and Skiadopoulo, The specially made traditional white wine Verdea is made from different varieties. There are the PGE areas (Country wine) Metaxata, Patras, Trifylia and Verntea Zakynthou (Verdea Zakynthos), but none as POP classified appellations (quality wines). In addition, a large amount of table grapes and raisins produced. Well-known producers include Komoutos, Solomos, Verdea and Voultsos. The island lies north of Zakynthos Kefallonia,

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