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Take your taste buds for a ride on a wine-tasting and winery exploration that will introduce you to the best wines Crete has to offer while revealing the secrets of their production!

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Duration
2 hours
Availability
Daily
TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Group Type
Private

Tour Highlights

A great introduction to Greek wines from one of the leading Greek winemakers specifically designed for our visitors! Follow the path from Crete’s unique vines to our cellar and end with an educational tasting of nine awarded wines from our unique wine collection. Your experience will reach its peak with a food and wine-pairing game that will give you the opportunity to enjoy one of the winery’s delicious menus.

Visit a vineyard and a cellar to learn about Crete’s grape varieties and wine production

Taste nine awarded wines from the most important winemaking zones of Greece

Indulge in a wine and food-pairing game with scrumptious Cretan flavors.

 

Enjoy comfortable transfers from and to your hotel in a luxury vehicle

What you can expect?

Explore Crete’s vines and its indigenous grape varieties with a visit to a famous Cretan vineyard that will bring you close to nature and will help you understand the roots of the wine-making culture in Greece.

Following your walk around the local vineyard, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the cellar of one of the most acclaimed wine brands in Greece and get an insight into the wine production in Crete. Let your personal sommelier introduce you to the most distinctive local wine varieties and use the wine thief to taste delectable wine directly from the oak barrel and explore the Cretan wealth of aromas and flavors, through a wine-tasting experience.

Your wine-tasting will include nine awarded wines -including an aged, vintage variety- from important winemaking zones of Greece, such as Oropedio (white, dry wine from Mantinia), Fantaxometocho (white, dry wine from Crete), Kallisti Reserve (white, dry wine from Santorini), Ode (red, dry wine from Peloponnese), Naoussa Boutari (red, dry wine from Naoussa), Scalarea (red, dry wine from Crete), Grande Reserve Old Vintage (red, dry wine from Naoussa), and Liatiko (sweet wine from Crete).

The wines will be paired with carefully chosen and equally tasty local delicacies specifically picked to bring out the wines’ flavors. Indulge in a food and wine-pairing game that will make your experience even more fun and have the time of your life while drinking and tasting the riches of the Cretan land!

Top Tip! Make the fullest of your immersion in the Cretan culture with our “Heraklion for foodies” tour and explore the culinary wealth of the city!

Inclusions

  • Winery visit
  • Wine-tasting experience - tasting of 9 different varieties
  • Hotel pick up and drop off in a luxury vehicle
  • All taxes and VAT

Exclusions

  • Any additional orders or purchases

FAQs

What is the tour language?

The tour is available in English.

 

Reviews

  • Communication with Dimitra was excellent and they can cater the tour for food allergies, preferences or perceived "intolerances".The sommelier was very engaging and guided us through 9 wines and accompanying food such as sea bass and octopus. It really showcased the amazing wines of Crete including 2 dessert wines.

    - Martha

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