Nemea (Greek: Νεμέα) is a town in Corinthia, Greece, and the seat of municipality with the same name (Δήμος Νεμέας). It is located a few kilometres west of ancient Nemea, with a population of under four thousand people. The municipality has an area of 204.708 km2.
Nema (altitude ca. 300m) is situated in a relatively plain basin surrounded by mountains, that reach ca. 750m.. The ancient town, Αρχαία Νεμέα, (at ca. 360m) is in a somewhat smaller basin to the east. Both basins empty through their own valley into the Gulf of Corinth. The surface of the two basins varies by only a few meters. The soil contains weathered elements of Limestone. The composition of the soil, the basin’s geology, the altitude and the climate are ideal for viticulture.
Its primary industry is agriculture and it is the hub for several small villages circling it, including Koutsi, Petri, and Leriza. Nemea is famous for its many wines grown on the plains that surround it. It is also home to DK Distributors, one of the largest distribution companies in Eastern Europe.
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Agiorgitiko, Mavrodaphne, Avgoustiatis, Vertzami, Voidomatis, Volitsa, Thrapsa, Kolliniatiko, Black Kalavrytino, Black Corinth, Petrokoritho, Moschofilero, Roditis, Muscat, Kydonitsa, Lagorthi, Monemvassia, Asproudes, Assyrtiko, Volitsa, Malagouzia, Petroulianos, Rokaniaris, Tinaktorogos, Fileri, Sklava.
Wines of Pelloponese