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Cretan Diet Festival: Activities concerning the Cretan Wine

Cretan Diet Festival 1 - 7 July 2019 Exhibition Of Local Products & Cultural EventsRethymno Municipal GardenA culinary experience in Rethymno!Find below the events with Cretan Wine.Tuesday 02 of July 2019  19:00-23:00 Trade show of Local Prod... more

Wines of Crete @ Fortezza - Saturday 29 of June 2019

On Saturday the 29th of June 2019, from 20:00 to 23:30, wine lovers and wine professionals have the chance to enjoy a special Cretan wine tasting by the winery members of Wines of Crete. The special wine tasting, organized by the Municipality of Rethymno an... more


Wineries of Crete open their cellar doors to winelovers at the 18th and 19th of May 2019.We give you 10 reasons to take a unique Cretan Winery tour!TRAVEL through the countryside of Crete, and discover the vineyards and the olive grovesTRY the variety of... more

16/11/2018 - ARTE regards, Crète, le vin des dieux

Original Source: Arte TVPendant des dizaines d'années, les vignerons crétois ont produit du vin à partir de cépages internationaux, français pour la plupart. Mais le vent a tourné, et certains vi... more

10/10/2018 - Celebrate Winetourism Day in Crete on the 11th of November

Sunday, November 11.Visiting hours:11:00-17:00FREE ENTRANCE Wines roads of Greece are celebrating European Day of Wine tourism together with the wineries of Europe! We are happy to invite you to visit our wineries and participate to our special... more

4/10/2018 - Bring Your Own Wine - Wine Tourism Day - Restaurants

 For the Einetourism day, November 11, you can find above the restaurants that participate in the event “Wine tourism Day” in Crete.You can buy a wine from a winery in Crete, and you can enjoy it with your meal in a Cretan restaurant, j... more

24/9/2018 - Cretan Wine Week Rethymno, 23-29 September 2018 A week full of Cretan wines and flavors!

A full week devoted to Cretan wine and Cretan gastronomy begins in Rethymno and will continue until Saturday 29 September 2018.The city of Rethymno, with a rich gastronomy history, supports Cretan wine and the active team of "Rethymno Recevin" has prepar... more

18/9/2018 - OiNotika the Cretan Wine fair in Athens. SAVE THE DATE!

Winemakers from Crete organize the Cretan wine fair OiNotika, in Athens on Monday, November 5th at the Athinais, cultural center (Find the map on line HERE.)Wineries from the island, invite entrepreneurs and wine lovers to taste more than 250 labels of Cr... more

Council of State cancels Special Consumption Tax on Wine

The Council of State has ruled in favor of the cancellation of Special Consumption Tax on wine. The ruling of Greece’s highest court No. 1793/3-9-2018 was published by the Greek Wine Association on Tuesday. The judicial ruling comes as the gover... more

25/7/2018 -Celebrate Winetourism Day in Crete on the 11th of November

Sunday, November 11th.Visiting hours:11:00-17:00FREE ENTRANCEWines roads of Greece are celebrating European Day of Wine tourism together with the wineries of Europe! We are happy to invite you to visit our wineries and participate to our special acti... more

17/7/2018 - Cretan Winery fair in Rethymno this Thursday, 19th of July

After the great success of the Cretan Diet Festival and the actions which were made to promote Cretan wine, the active team of "Rethymno Recevin" puts on the agenda another event, in the context of the distinction of Rethymno city as “European Wine Ci... more

2/7/2018 - Cretan Diet Festival - Wine Activities

The Municipality of Rethymno revives one of its oldest cultural institutions, “The Cretan Diet Festival”. The events are clearly oriented to the promotion of awarded Cretan products, especially the local wine. The Cretan Diet has long been ha... more

1/7/2018 - The cretan wine enchanted all foreign and local visitors at the wine-tasting event held in Fortezza, Rethymno

The wine tasting of cretan wine took place at the fortress of Fortezza in Rethymno on Saturday, 30th of June 2018, with more than 700 local and foreign visitors crossing the castle gates and tasting 200 Cretan Wine Labels from 23 members of the Wines of Cre... more

22/6/2018 - Cretan Wine tasting under the stars, at Fortezza Fortress, SaturdayJune, 30.

An impressive wine event, the first ever in Fortezza Fortress, will take place in Rethymno, on the 30th of June.In an exceptional evening, full of intriguing wines, flavors, perfumes and music, 23 wineries from all over the island, members of “Wines ... more

19/6/2018 - Wine events all over Greece - Save the Dates!

The National Committee of Winetourism presents the National Calendar of wine events! Find the events and save the dates winelovers! more

12/4/2018 - “Vine, wine, food and health” conference in Crete, 22-26 may 2018

Two multidisciplinary conferences have been previously organized by UNESCO Chair “Culture and Wine Traditions” of the University of Burgundy initiated by Pr. Norbert Latruffe: one in Beaune (Burgundy), in 2008 on “Wine and Health&rdquo... more

23/02/2018 - Crete goes Prowein

[DE] Kreta Geht auf Prowein 33 Winzer aus Kreta laden Sie ein, “Wines of Crete” zu besuchen, Hall 17 stand No 17B91auf der Prowein  am 18.-20. März 2018Treffen Sie 12 Winzer aus Kreta persönlich und entdecken Sie me... more

20/2/2018 - Wineries of Crete, at Oenorama wine fair in Athens.

After the success of the Cretan Wine fair “OiNotika” in Heraklion & Chania, 18 Cretan wineries will participate at the  wine fair “OENORAMA” that will be held this year on  Saturday 10, Sunday 11 and Monday 12 of Ma... more

26/1/2018 - Crete on The World’s Top 10 Wine Destinations for 2018 by VinePair!

Source VinePairIt’s 2018, which means there’s a 12-month-long blank slate in front of you. Why not make this your year of wine travel? Nothing beats the experience of visiting a wine region in person. Winding through vineyards, meeting winem... more

OiNotika, the Cretan Wine Fair: 24-25 of February in Chania

Location: Hotel Minoa Palace ResortWines of Crete invites you at the 11th Cretan Wine fair in Chania, OiNotika!The Cretan Wine Fair OiNotika that is organized by the Winemakers of Crete eleven years now is a fact! The visitors will have the chance to tas... more

9/1/2018 - Save the Date- OiNotika wine Fair in Heraklion, 10-12 of February

HERAKLION: 10 – 12 of February, DEKK (Expo Creta), Gournes, Heraklion (map)Visiting hours Saturday 10 February 2018: 17.00 - 21.00 (Open for winelovers)Sunday 11 February 2018: 11.00 - 20.00 (Open for winelovers)  Monday 12 February 20... more

5/1/2018 - Wines of Crete in the Wine Enthusiast magazine!

Source: Wine Enthusiast By Susan KostrzewaThe Winemakers Reinventing Crete’s Wine SceneCrete has one of the world's oldest wine cultures. Now, a new generation is pushing traditions forward with terroir-driven and small-production bottl... more
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