39° 37' 27.480" N


19° 55' 18.120" E




about this subregion

The Corfu wine region is situated on the picturesque island of Corfu, part of the Ionian Islands group located in the western region of Greece. Geographically, the island is positioned in the Ionian Sea, southwest of the Greek mainland.

Corfu's Mediterranean climate, characterized by mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers, creates an ideal environment for grape cultivation. The maritime influence from the surrounding seas helps moderate temperatures and provides suitable conditions for vine growth.

The island's diverse soils, which include variations such as limestone, clay, and sand, contribute to the unique characteristics of its wines. Indigenous grape varieties such as Kakotrygis and Petrokoryntho thrive in this terroir, showcasing the local winemaking tradition.

Vineyards on Corfu are often situated on slopes and hillsides, making the most of the island's topography to optimize sun exposure and drainage. The combination of climate, soil composition, and elevation contributes to the distinctive flavor profiles of Corfu's wines.


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The Corfu wine-growing region is located on the island of the same name, which is part of the Ionian Islands wine region in Greece. Corfu is situated off the northwestern coast of mainland Greece, in the Ionian Sea.

The climate of the Corfu wine region is Mediterranean, although it also receives moderating influences from the Ionian Sea. This is key to the mild, humid winters and hot, dry summers, as it prevents extremes of temperature. In addition, the region receives a great deal of sunshine all year round, and a good amount of precipitation during the winter.

The vineyards on Corfu are often situated on fertile plains and hilly slopes, benefiting from the island's Mediterranean climate and limestone-rich soils.


Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Merit

Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Kakotrygis, Petrokoritho, Skopelitiko

Nestled amidst the azure waters of the Ionian Sea, the Corfu wine region captivates wine enthusiasts with a delightful array of both red and white wines, each revealing the essence of this enchanting island paradise. Embraced by gentle sea breezes and kissed by Mediterranean sun, Corfu offers a sensory journey through its remarkable wines.

Corfu boasts a captivating collection of white wines, with the indigenous Kakotrygis grape taking center stage. These whites enchant with their crisp acidity, alluring aromas of citrus and stone fruits, and a touch of Mediterranean herbs. Kakotrygis wines reflect the region's maritime climate and fertile soils, where vineyards bask in the island's abundant sunshine. With a refreshing finish and a hint of island elegance, these whites mirror the purity of Corfu's breathtaking landscapes.

In addition to its whites, Corfu surprises with its expressive red wines. The native Petrokoritho grape exudes a fascinating bouquet of red berries, cherries, and hints of spices. The Petrokoritho reds celebrate the region's winemaking heritage, offering wines with a medium-bodied allure and a velvety texture. Ideal for intimate gatherings or toasting to cherished moments, these reds embody the authentic spirit of Corfu.

The Corfu wine region cherishes the island's charms, where vines intertwine with coastal beauty. The Mediterranean climate, caressed by sea winds, shapes the character of the grapes. The passion of local winemakers, who blend tradition with innovation, ensures that each wine reflects the soul of Corfu.