Discover the Cretan Vineyard
Here is what you will live
Crete has a huge wine-making tradition. Through the ages, the Cretans produced, stored and traded unique and pure products. From the Minoan civilization until today we created the brand of the Cretan Wine. The terroir of Crete allows the wine makers to produce high quality wines and grow also international wine varieties. On this tour, visitors will have the chance to taste wines from each region of Crete. Let us to introduce you with the wine varieties around Crete like Vidiano, Vilana, Kotsifali, Mantilari, Liatiko,Romeiko and more. Let your palate be surprised from unique tastes and different expressions of those noble grapes.
The first tasting will take part in the heart of the old town of Chania. After a mini walking tour around the narrow streets and the flower decorated neighborhoods, a food safari will follow. Walking in the central covered market of Chania we will taste some of the most famous Cretan products like “graviera”, “anthotiros”, “mizithra” cheese, olives, rusks, kalitsouni (mini cheese pie) and more.
After this gastronomy experience we will visit a magnificent wine shop. The specialists there will lead us to an amazing journey through the ages and a different game of senses. We will taste some of the Cretan wine varieties from Lasithi, Heraklion and Rethimnon and our friendly sommelier will tell us about wine producers of those regions, explaining some special wine-making ways they use!
Now we will drive to the East part of Chania and visit a traditional family winery. We will climb up to the foothills of the White Mountains, feeling the environment changing while we are heading to the local winery. There we will meet the specialists of the awarded ‘’Romeiko’’, its production performed with a special way and its taste will blow your mind. The family produces generally authentic Cretan wine varieties. The spot of the winery possesses a great view of the White mountains and an impressive art gallery. There, we can see an ancient treadle which is 500 years old and we will walk around the herbs garden and the museum of traditional Cretan exhibits. Moving underground, feeling the heartbeat of the White Mountains, we will visit the cellar which is inside a cave where steadfast rocks cover the cylinder bottles.
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Booking Policy & Details
Min 2 pax - Max 14 pax
How much does it costs?
72 € per pax
- Pick up & drop off at your hotel
- English speaking, local driver/guide & wine specialists
- Wine and food tasting
- Liability insurance and local taxes.
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Additional food and drinks
- Travel insurance