Families with tradition in winemakingare ready to offer you a glass of Cretan wine and show you around their premises.
The varieties of Cretan vineyards are many, and you will find white and red, also known as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Merlot, as well as Vilana. The Cretan variety that stands out with its unique aroma and flavor is Vidiano – White variety. It is hard to find but in a few years this charismatic grape will become the white “diva” of Crete.
Indicative Wineries in Heraklion
- Winery – Tamiolakis
- Mediterrra Winery
- Silva Daskalaki
- Douloufakis Winery
- UAC Heraklion
- UAC Pezhon
- Idea Winery
- Ktrima Pateriannaki
- Monastery of the Holy Trinity