(PDO) Wines of North Greece
The `Zitsa` Appellation of Origin was recognised in 1972 and concerns white wines, V.Q.P.R.D. still and dry, and V.M.Q.P.R.D. naturally sparkling, dry and semi-sweet, exclusively made from the Debina variety.
The wine-growing area of Zitsa includes the vineyards of the communities of Zitsa, Protopapa, Ligopsa, Klimatia, Karitsa and Gavrisia in the Ioannina prefecture, which extend to the Kalamas River, are at an altitude of 700m and their yield does not exceed 10.000kg per hectare.