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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 groves TRY the variety of the Cretan Wines DISCUSS about the 11 indigenous varieties…

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 groves

TRY the variety of the Cretan Wines

DISCUSS about the 11 indigenous varieties and the vinification process with the wine producers

SEARCH the experimental vinification processes of each winemaker

MEET the Cretan Winemakers and get to know the person beneath the label and the philosophy

DISCOVER the production area and how modern technology can be combined with such a great history in vinification

ASK FOR ADVICES about the Cretan Wines

GET bottled Cretan wines, in producer prices, with total guarantee of quality services.

TASTE the Cretan gastronomy

ENJOY a great spring weekend in Crete

DOWNLOAD HERE OUR LEAFLET

Π1 | PEZA

STARTING POINT HERAKLION > 12km/20min > 1. BOUTARIS WINES > 8km/15min > 2. STYLIANOY WINERY > 3km/5min > 3. MINOS MILIARAKIS WINERY

1. BOUTARIS WINES

12km/20min From Heraklion

Skalani, 71500, Heraklion

Τ: +30 2810 731 617 , +30 2810 731 899

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-20.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-20.00)

2. STYLIANOY WINERY

17km/25min From Heraklion

Kounavoi, 70100, Heraklion

T: +30 6936 430 368

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

3. MINOS MILIARAKIS WINERY

19km/25min From Heraklion

Peza Pediados, 70100, Heraklion

T: +30 6946 127 613, +30 6944 577 488

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

Saturday/ Sunday 12:00-17:00 Discover the premium range of Miliarakis Winery. At the Vineyard House of Sambas take a breath and relax under the shade of the pergola and the magnificent view of the vines.

Π2 | PEZA

STARTING POINT HERAKLION > 24km/35min > 1. RHOUS TAMIOLAKIS WINERY > 8km/12min > 2. DOMAINE PATERIANAKIS > 4km/10min > 3. LYRARAKIS WINES

1. RHOUS TAMIOLAKIS WINERY

24km/35min From Heraklion

Houdetsi Pediados, 70100, Heraklion

T: +30 2810 742 083

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

2. DOMAINE PATERIANAKIS

22km/30min From Heraklion

Melesses, 70100, Heraklion

T: +30 6977 681 727, +30 2810 226 674

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-18.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-20.00)

Saturday: Meet and talk with our people. Taste our organic wines, new and old vintages, from indigenous and international grape varieties together with Cretan goods.

Sunday: Meet and talk with our people. Taste our organic wines, new and old vintages, from indigenous and international grape varieties together with Cretan goods. Listen to Cretan traditional music with:

Antonis Fragkakis, playing Cretan Lyre

Yannis Paximadakis playing Cretan Lute and

Charalambos Paraskakis playing Cretan Bagpipe.

3. LYRARAKIS WINES

25km/35min From Heraklion

Alagni, 70300, Heraklion

T: +30 6936 889 078, +30 6937 376 547

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

Saturday : 12:00-14:00
Workshop: Learn to recognize the aromas of the Cretan white varieties.
Plyto, Dafni, Thrapsathiri, Vidiano, Vilana and Melissaki: Explore their aromatic character and practice to recognize them in your glass.

Sunday 11.00-19.00

12:00-14:00
Workshop: Learn to recognize the aromas of the Cretan white varieties.
Plyto, Dafni, Thrapsathiri, Vidiano, Vilana and Melissaki: Explore their aromatic character and practice to recognize them in your glass.

13:00-15:00
“Cretan…sparkle”
Bartender Αlex Gialitakis gives serving tips and garnish suggestions for sparking wines

12:00-13:00:
“Walking in the vineyard”
Our little friends step in the vineyard and become little cultivators!
Kid’s activity with acting games and live music by Marina -Stella Marinaki

13-00- 14:00
“Vineyard’s treasure”
Run, think and work together in the vineyard of Plyto
Solve the riddles, and be the first to find the treasure!
Treasure hunt for children

15:00- 17:00
Workshop: Kotsifali, Mandilari: When the local varieties create wines of different styles
Explore the transformation of these varieties, by tasting single-variety wines of different styles.

17:30- 19:00
Nikos Xilouris : “Came once… and stayed forever”
Music event dedicated to Xilouris’s last live perfomance on Crete, which was released in record by “Aerakis-Seistron”.

*Due to limited seats, there will be priority order for the seminars. For reservations please contact us.

Δ1 | DAFNES

STARTING POINT HERAKLION > 7km/15min > 1. ALEXAKIS WINERY > 8km/15min > 2. ΙΕRONIMAKIS WINERY > 13km/17min> 3. IDAIA WINERY

1. ALEXAKIS WINERY

7km/15min From Heraklion

Irinis & Filias, Peridi Metochi, 71500, Heraklion

T: +30 2810 252 019

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-18.00)

2. IERONIMAKIS WINERY

20km/32min From Heraklion

T: +30 6987 313 222

Profitis Ilias, 71500, Heraklion

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

3. IDAIA WINERY

22km/30min From Heraklion

Τ: +30 2810 792 156, +30 6973 768 053

Venerato, 70011, Heraklion

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

Δ2 | DAFNES

STARTING POINT HERAKLION > 20km/30min > 1. WINERY SILVA DASKALAKI > 7km/10min > 2. DIAMANTAKIS WINERY

1. WINERY SILVA DASKALAKI

20km/30min From Heraklion

T: +30 2810 792 021, +30 6985 988 637

Siva, 70011, Heraklion

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

2. DIAMANTAKIS WINERY

27km/40min From Heraklion

T: +30 2810 861 137, +30 6949 198 350

Kato Asites, 70013, Heraklion

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

Δ3 | DAFNES

STARTING POINT HERAKLION > 16km/20min > 1. MARAGAKIS WINERY > 3km/8min > 2. DOULOUFAKIS WINERY > 4km/6m > 3. EFROSINI WINERY

1. MARAGAKIS WINERY

16km/20min From Feraklion

T: +30 2810 721 260

13th klm N.R. Heraklion- Moires

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

2. DOULOUFAKIS WINERY

19km/28min From Heraklion

T: +30 2810 792 017

Dafnes, 70011, Heraklion

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

Saturday 27/5. During the day activities, 11:00-18:00

• «Plant your own vine»

Enjoy a vineyard tour at Vidiano and Liatiko vines, guided by the winemaker, who will disclose the secrets about vine farming, while you enjoy your favourite wine and traditional treats.

Finally, passing from theory to practice, each visitor will been given a vine, to plant and grown at his garden!

• «Vidiano, otherwise»

Summer presentation of Vidiano, one of the most valuable cretan indigenous varieties.

• We will taste “mustalevria” (Greek: μουσταλευριά) made from Malvasia grapes, it is a traditional Greek kind of pudding made of grape must mixed with flour and boiled until thick.

• Online Wine Tasting Knowledge Competition

Claim with your weapon of knowledge a magnum bottle of Dafnios White from Vidiano, vintage 2016.

• 16:00-17:00 Vertical tasting of Syrah

We are tasting older vintages of Douloufakis Syrah (Alargo), evaluating its progress during time.

Sunday 28/5 During the day activities, 11:00-18:00

• «Plant your own vine»

Enjoy a vineyard tour at Vidiano and Liatiko vines, guided by the winemaker, who will disclose the secrets about vine farming, while you enjoy your favourite wine and traditional treats.

Finally, passing from theory to practice, each visitor will been given a vine, to plant and grown at his garden!

• «Vidiano, otherwise»

Summer presentation of Vidiano, one of the most valuable cretan indigenous varieties.

• We will taste “mustalevria” (Greek: μουσταλευριά) made from Malvasia grapes, it is a traditional Greek kind of pudding made of grape must mixed with flour and boiled until thick.

• Online Wine Tasting Knowledge Competition

Claim with your weapon of knowledge a magnum bottle of Dafnios White from Vidiano, vintage 2016.

• 16:00-17:00 Vertical tasting of Syrah

We are tasting older vintages of Douloufakis Syrah (Alargo), evaluating its progress during time.

• 16:00-17:00 Vertical tasting of Sangiovese-Cabernet Sauvignon

We are tasting older vintages of Douloufakis Sangiovese-Cabernet Sauvignon, evaluating its progress during time.

3. EFROSINI WINERY

23km/38min From Heraklion

T: +30 2810 791 989, +30 6992 399 606

Kerasia, 70003, Heraklion

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

Χ1 | CHANIA

STARTING POINT CHANIA 26km/32min > 1. KARAVITAKIS WINERY > 9km/20min > 2. ANOSKELI WINERY > 17km/35min > 3. WINERY PNEVMATIKAKIS

1. KARAVITAKIS WINERY

27km/35min Από Χανιά/From Chania

Pontikiana, Municipality Platania, 73002, Chania

T: +30 28240 23381, +30 6974 323 852

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

2. ANOSKELI WINERY

30km/25min From Chania

Anoskeli, Municipality Platania, 73002, Chania

T: +30 28240 83127, +30 6974 085 028

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-18.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-18.00)

3. WINERY PNEVMATIKAKIS

34km/40min From Chania

Drapanias, Kissamos, 73400, Chania

T: +30 28220 31740 , +30 6945 871 588

Saturday 27.05 (10.00-20.00)

Sunday 28.05 (10.00-20.00)

Χ2 | CHANIA

STARTING POINT CHANIA > 15km/29min > 1. HOLY MONASTERY AGIA TRIADA 41km/53min > 2. DOURAKIS WINERY > 53km/58min > 3. MANOUSAKIS WINERY- NOSTOS

1. HOLY MONASTERY AGIA TRIADA

15km/29min From Chania

T: +30 28210 63572

Akrotiri, 73100, Chania

Saturday 27.05 (12.00-16.00)

Sunday 28.05 (12.00-16.00)

2. DOURAKIS WINERY

33km/45min Από Χανιά/From Chania

T: +30 28250 51761, +30 6971 892 996, +30 6945 540 696

Alikampos Apokoronou, 73007, Chania

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-18.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-18.00)

3. MANOUSAKIS WINERY

15km/35min Από Χανιά/From Chania

T: +30 28210 78787

Vatolakos , 73005, Chania

Saturday 27.05 (12.00-17.00)

Sunday 28.05 (12.00-17.00)

Ρ | RETHYMNO

STARTING POINT RETHYMNO > 25km/37min > 1. ΖUMBERAKIS WINERY > 46km/61min > 2. KLADOS WINERY

1. ΖUMBERAKIS WINERY

25km/37min From Rethymno

T: +30 6987 156 506

Kali Sikia Agios Vasilios 74060, Rethymno

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

2. KLADOS WINERY

22km/34min From Rethymno

T: +30 2834 051 589, +30 6973 654 840

Panormo, 74057, Rethymno

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

N | SOUTH CRETE

STARTING POINT HERAKLION > 47km/60min > 1. STRATARIDAKIS BROS WINERY > 23km/35min > 2. WINERY NIKOS GAVALAS > 26km/35min > 3. DOMAINΕ ZACHARIOUDAKIS

1. STRATARIDAKIS BROS WINERY

47km/60min From Heraklion

Agioi Apostoloi Kasteliana, 70100, Heraklion

T: +30 6944 643 404, +30 6977 805 355

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

2. WINERY NIKOS GAVALAS

36km/60min From Heraklion

T: +30 2894 051 060 , +30 6974 642 006

Vorias Monofatsi, 70010, Heraklion

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

3. DOMAINΕ ZACHARIOUDAKIS

50km/65min From Heraklion

T: +30 2892 096 226, +30 6972 992 488

Plouti Moires, 70012, Heraklion

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

Σ | SITIA

STARTING POINT SITIA > 7km/15min > 1. HOLY MONASTERY OF TOPLOU

1. HOLY MONASTERY OF TOPLOU

15km/25min Από Σητεία/From Sitia

T: +30 2843 029 630

Saturday 27.05 (11.00-19.00)

Sunday 28.05 (11.00-19.00)

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