DOC area for white and red wines in the Italian region Campania
, The area was classified in 1966 as the second Italian DOC area. The area was classified in 1966 as the second Italian DOC area. The zone includes all municipalities on the eponymous island north-east of Capri (Isola d'Ischia), which belongs to the province of Naples. The viticulture has its origin here already in the antiquity
when, 700 BC, the Greeks colonized the island and planted their vineyards. The Romans later called the island "Enia", which meant "land of wine". Wines from Ischia were prized as "Greco wine" as early as the 16th century for their hygienic and therapeutic effects.