The Protected Designation of Origin wine production zone Slopes of Meliton was recognized in 1982. It refers to white and red wines produced from grapes grown on the slopes of Mount Meliton in N. Marmaras, in the southern part of the Sithonia peninsula of Chalkidiki.
The wine-growing zone where the P.G.I. Sithonia wines are produced is located in the western boundaries of the municipality of Sithonia in the Region of Central Macedonia. Regarding the climate profile of the Sithonia peninsula, it contains all the typical characteristics of the Mediterranean