News and Events 2017

Cretan wine amphorae discovered at Pompeii

SOURCE: The Drinks Business 7th December, 2017 by Rupert Millar Archaeologists working in the Roman city of Pompeii have uncovered a stash of beautifully preserved wine amphorae that have lain undisturbed for almost 2... more

Wishes from Wines of Crete

The Winemakers of Crete, wish you Merry Wine Christmas!Cheers winelovers! more

OiNotika 2017: Second Cretan Wine Fair in Athens

By Gabi Ancarola Cretan Wine Fair, OiNotika, with the participation of twenty-five wineries took place in Athens last weekend.The exhibition included seminars and wine tasting, while special attention was devoted to two cherished grapes, L... more

Celebrate Winetourism Day in Crete on the 12th of November

Sunday, November 12th.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 speci... more

29/10/2017 - Wines of Crete, participates at the Wine in Moderation Symposium

Wine in Moderation Autumn Symposium Responsible Wine Tourism for a Sustainable Wine CultureA growing trend, oenotourism is not only a source of revenue for wine regions, for the wine business value chain and for the society, but it is also revealing and s... more

16/10/2017 - European Day of Wine Tourism

On Sunday, November 12th, wineries of the Wine Routes of Greece participate in the European Day of Wine Tourism with hundreds of other European wineries and invite you to celebrate with them.Visitors of wineries will have the opportunity to walk around win... more

3/9/2017 - OiNotika the Cretan Wine fair in Athens. SAVE THE DATE!

Winemakers from Crete organize the Cretan wine fair OiNotika, in Athens on November 5th at the Grande Bretagne hotel.25 wineries from the island, invite entrepreneurs and wine lovers to taste more than 250 labels of Cretan wine.Sunday, November 5thGrand... more

20/8/2017 - New Material from Wines of Crete

 “Wines of Crete” created new material for the promotion of the Cretan wines.The new map and the informational material on the Cretan varieties is on line!  more

18/8/2017 -Τhe Harvest in Crete has started!

We upload photos and moments from our wineries harvest and you can find them HERE. more

17/8/2017 -Wine Journalists and professionals visited Crete

“Wines of Crete” hosted fam trips on the Cretan wine to international wine professionals and journalists. The guests of “Wines of Crete”, visited vineyards and tasted P.G.I. wines from Chania, Rethymno, Sitia P.D.O. area Peza and P.D... more

2/7/2017 - Events Calendar - Save the Dates!

Save the dates winelovers!OiNotika the Cretan wine fair in Athens on the 5th of November!We celebrate in Greece the Wine tourism day on the 12 of NovemberOiNotika the Cretan wine fair: 10-12 of February in Heraklion and on the 24-25 of February in Chani... more

26/6/2017 - Wines of Crete in New York or the fifth time.

For the fifth time, the Cretan Winemakers Association – Wines of Crete, organized a unique educational master classes for the Cretan varieties and the Cretan Wines at New York. The master class took place in New York City at the 21st of June at &ldquo... more

16/6/2017 - "Wines of Crete" at the Cretan Diet Festival, 1-7 July 2017

Schedule of Events - 6th Cretan Diet Festival 2017Every day 19:00-23:00 Tradeshow of Local ProductsOrganized by: Region of Crete, Municipality of Rethymno, Chamber of Rethymno and KEDIRFind the full program HERE  Saturday 01/07/17Free entranceWi... more

16/6/2017 - Decanter World Wine Awards 2017

The results for the Cretan wines were  SilverDiamantakis Diamantopetra Syrah-Mandilari 90 Greece Crete Crete 2014 RedDiamantakis Vidiano 90 Greece Crete Crete 2016 WhiteDouloufakis Aspros Lagos Vidiano 92 Greece... more

15/6/2017 - Results for the International Wine Contest Bucharest

The results for the Cretan Wineries are: EDITIONSAMPLE NAMEVARIETALYEARCOUNTRY OF ORIGINPRODUCER / IMPORTERMEDAL2017Ano Playa Red Dry WineSyrah, Grenache Rouge, Cabernet Sauvignon2012GreeceANOSKELI 2017DIAMANTOPETRA WHITEAssyrtiko, Vidi... more

16/6/2017 - The Cretan Wines in Oslo for the second time.

“Wines of Crete” presented, for the second year, a unique master class about the Cretan Vineyard, in Oslo, Norway.  The educational Master Class, took place at the “Det Norske Teatret”, was presented by the winemaker and CEO of... more

16/05/2017 - Cretan wine, goes New York, in the 21st of June

Crete, the largest Greek island, has one of the richest cultures of wine in the world. It is also home to the oldest wine-press ever discovered, further evidence that the winemaking tradition runs deep in this fabled island that has had a profound influ... more

16/05/2017 - Bring Your Own Wine - Open Cellar Days - Restaurants

For the weekend 27-28 of May, you can find above the restaurants that participate in the event “Open Cellar days” in Crete.You can buy a wine from a winery in Crete, and you can enjoy it with your meal in a Cretan restaurant, just by showing yo... more

15/05/2017 - Wineries with Open Doors - 27 & 28 May 2017

Wineries of Crete open their doors to winelovers at the 28 and 29 of May.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 the Cretan Wine... more

02/05/2017 - SAVE THE DATE: Wines of Crete in Oslo on the 13th of June

Save the Date OSLO: “Discover Wines of Crete - The wine land full of flavours and aromas" Tuesday 13th of June 2017Duration: 11:00 - 16:00Venue: Det Norske Teatret Kristian IV's gate 0 Oslo Experience the authe... more

30/4/2017 - Greek Calendar of Wine events

Want to know where you can enjoy wine events in Greece? Save the Dates! The Winemakers of Greece have special events all over Greece!21-28, May, 2017 – DramOinognosia – Winemakers of Drama27-28, May, 2017 – Wineries with open doors in ... more

“Open Cellar Doors” at Greek wineries! Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th 2017

 Winelovers and visitors all around Greece will have the opportunity to gain a unique tasting and travelling experience by participating in “Open Cellar Doors” which is organized collectively by Greek Wine Producers Associations and their... more

A two month journey with Wines of Crete!

February and March this year, were full of events for “Wines of Crete”! On the 18th till the 20th of February we organized the OiNotika wine fair in Herakleion – Crete. Over 3.000 guests visited the winefair and enjoyed the new vin... more

27/3/2017 - Crete at the biggest wine fair “Prowein”.

11 winemakers from Crete, participated at the “Prowein” International Trade Fair Wines and Spirits  in Düsseldorf, Germany with the great  support of the Region of Crete on 19 -21 March 2017. “Prowein”, is th... more

20/03/2017 - TEXSOM International Wine Awards

Source: TEXSOM InternationalWHITE WINESAlexakis, Vidiano, 2016, PGI Crete, Greece, SilverDomaine Douloufakis, Dafinos, Vidiano, 2016, PGI Crete, Greece, SilverDomaine Douloufakis, Femina, Malvasia, 2016, PGI Crete, Greece, BronzeRhous Winery, S... more

22/02/2017 - Wineries of Crete, at Oenorama wine fair in Athens.

After by 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 11, Sunday 12 and Monday 13 of Ma... more

07/02/2017 - Crete goes Prowein

[DE] Kreta Geht auf Prowein 31 Winzer aus Kreta laden Sie ein, “Wines of Crete” zu besuchen, Halle 9, Α 78  auf der Prowein  am 19.-21. März 2017Treffen Sie 11 Winzer aus Kreta persönlich und entdecken Sie mehr als 1... more

09/01/2017 - OiNotika, 4-5 of March in Chania

Saturday 4th of March[16:00-21:00] Open for winelovers Sunday 5th of March [12:00-14:00] Open for professionals[14:00-21:00] Open for winelovers Entrance fee: 5€"Free entrance for food&wine professionals by presenting their ... more

09/01/2017 - OiNotika, the Cretan Wine Fair, 18-20 of February, Heraklion

  HERAKLION: 18 – 20 of February, DEKK (Expo Creta), Gournes, Heraklion (map)Visiting hours Saturday 18 February 2017: 17.00 - 21.00 (Open for winelovers)Sunday 19 February 2017: 11.00 - 20.00 (Open for winelovers)  Monday ... more

04/01/2017 - Event Calendar 2017

Save the dates winelovers!OiNotika the Cretan wine fair: 18-20 of February in Heraklion and on the 4-5 of March in Chania!Next stop is Athens on the 11-13 of March at Oenorama wine fair!We will be at the International wine fair ProWein 19-21 of March.On... more
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