The Aegean islands have an important winemaking tradition that dates back to the Neolithic age. Having developed a strong shipping network, our Aegean ancestors traded their wines throughout the known ancient world. The moderate Mediterranean climate of the Aegean combined with the rocky, volcanic soil, plentiful sunshine and constant sea breezes provide excellent conditions for the cultivation of grapes. Popular wine regions in the Aegean are PDO Santorini, PDO Paros, PDO Limnos, PDO Samos & PDO Rhodes.