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 of Crete”, will display some of the most original and exciting samples of their production. Visitors, wine lovers and wine professionals, will have the chance to taste value choices of white, rose or red wines, old or new vintages, international or indigenous grape varieties and blends, along with meeting some of the most significant local winemakers. At the same time, well known classical musicians, D. Kolliakoudakis and A. Papakostas, will perform Mediterranean jazz; interesting Cretan viticulture and vineyards photos will be exhibited in an open-gallery!

Big opening of many to follow events, this fascinating wine tasting is artfully celebrating Rethymno’s nomination as “European Wine City for 2018”, and is co-organized by the Municipality of Rethymno and the Cretan wine association “Wines of Crete” and sponsored by the wine hotel La Grotta. T

Representatives of Recevin, the European Network of Wine Cities, will also attend the event as well as the Cretan Diet Festival, which will be held at the Municipality Garden of Rethymno, from 1/7 till 7/7, and it’s organized by the Region of Crete, the Municipality and the Commercial Chamber of Rethymno.

Don’t miss the chance to taste remarkably quality Cretan wine in an astonish environment.

Doors open at 19:30 and close at 23:30. Entrance: 5e (wine tasting glass included).

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