Newsletter April 2016

2nd “Festival of Olive and Olive Oil”.

A presentation of the winemakers network of Crete “Wines of Crete”, was held at the 2nd “Festival of Olive and Olive Oil”. Manolis Stafilakis, oenologist, who presented “Wines of Crete” to the audience, explained the way that the Cretan winemakers work together and how they promote the Cretan Wine and Crete to the world. “Wines of Crete”, presented as a good practice to a festival, very important for the local products of Greece. The Festival was at Kalamata, Peloponissos, on the 15-17 of April.

Organizing a fam trip

A two day fam trip on the Cretan vineyard, for Clive Hartley, Director of the WSET Sydney – Melbourne and Gregory Michailos Dip WSET.

Photo by Gregory Michailos

Organized by New Wines of Greece and Wines of Crete.

“Wines of Crete” in Portugal

The members of the winemakers network “Wines of Crete” traveled to Portugal, on an “Erasmus+” funding program. The participants, had the chance to experience the winetourism in different areas of Portugal and taste P.D.O. and P.G.I. wines.

Top 20 Countries with largest Vineyards in 2015 – Source OIV April 2016. Greece is in the 13th place! Source

Save the DATE – Open Wineries 28 – 29 May 2016

Save the DATE winelovers! Open Wineries at 28 – 29 May 2016. Stay tuned for all the details!

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