As of 1685 and for the next 30 years, the Peloponnese came under the rule of the Venetians who set out to reorganize the region. Public land, including vineyards, was redistributed and taxes were imposed.  Venetian rule and Peloponnesian wine did benefit from each other, but when the Ottomans seized the Peloponnese in 1715, Venetian control over the Aegean came to an end and new, more sinister times awaited the Greek vineyard.