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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Photos from the Royal visit in Crete

Photo moments from the Royal visit in Crete!    more

“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

Bring Your Own Wine - Open Cellar Days - Restaurants

For the weekend 26 -27 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 ... more

Wineries with Open Cellar Doors - 26 & 27 May 2018

Wineries of Crete open their cellar doors to winelovers at the 26 and 27 of May 2018.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... more

“Open Cellar Doors” at Greek wineries! Saturday May 26th and Sunday May 27th 2018

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 wine... more

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

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

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

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

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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