Corinthian Currant – Protected Designation of Origin
The Corinthian Currant (Vitis vinifera) is a variety of small, sweet, seedless grape named after the city of Corinth in the Peloponnesus. When dried, the fruit is referred to as Corinthian Currants and are used in cooking, especially baking. The main categories are: “Vostizza” or “Gulf” and “Provincial”. The “Vostizza” is a Protected Designation of Origin product since 1993 and is considered an excellent quality Corinthian Currant distinguished for its aroma and unique flavor.