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WINE SAFARI

 

THROUGH THE FINEST VINEYARDS OF CRETE

 

6-7 Hour Tour

Crete Experience  Wine Safari proposes excursions and Food and Wine Programes in Crete.

Our professional guide  proposes to discover the cellars and wineries  of Heraklion ( Protected Geographical Indication  CRETE) and Peza ( Protected Destination of Origin), and taste the awarded wines.

 

● Discovery of the history of  local vineyard.

● Lecture about soil, viticulture and winemaking

● Learn how to taste wine

● Gastronomic advice

● Accommodation in a suite inside of a Winery on demand

 

Rates (per person):

1-2 persons: 110€   |   3-6 persons: 100€   |   7-24 persons: on demand

children up to 16 years old 60€   |   children up to 5 years old free of charge

(Transport, tasting and taxes included. Restaurant not included.)

 

HERAKLION PROVENCE

 

The Crete Experience Wine Safari in the HERAKLION provence permits you to visit the wine areas, situated on this map. It is called "PEZA ( P.D.O.)", and it is located between the “ Psiloritis  mount (2456m) and "Asterousia mountaints (1231m)". The vineyards produces white, rosé and red  wines. This region produces the 70% of the Crete Region

 

Discover  the Cretan vineyards which hides a valuable treasure of native varieties (Vidiano, Vilana, Dafni, Plyto, Thrapsathiri, Muscat of Spina , Malvasia di Candia, Kotsifali, Mandilari, Liatiko) that will open up new taste horizons for every restless wine lover, who will discover and enjoy them.

 

With our professional guide you  will visit three  wineries (wine tasting of 5 different wines in each  winery) as long as  an old stone wine press!!

 

Once arrived at the winery you will be welcomed by the winemaker/wineowner. You will get information about the region, vineyards and viticulture (grape, soil, pruning...).

The wineryowner /winemaker will guide you to the wine cellar and show you how to taste the wine and how to serve it. As well as that  you will get gastronomic advise.

 

Possible purchases in the winery.

 

Our  Crete experience Wine Safari permits you to walk into the vineyards, feel the grapes, smell the soil and visit the museum of the Cretan native varieties. You can also experience the international varieties of wine grapes (like Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah).

 

The experience starts at 10:00 from Heraklion

 

Vehicle / transportation

Visits (trips or stays) are organized by Safari Crete Experience. We provide Luxury vehicles ( jeeps, mini van, mini bus)  of our fleet with experienced drivers for making your trips safe and comfortable.

CREATE YOUR OWN WINE EXPERIENCE

“Cellar Experience”

Private half day

 

  • Try rare wine tasting varieties directly from the oak barrels
  • Wine pairing
  • Sommelier
  • Tour around the vineyards, Cretan wine heritage

 

At the winery may be grouped up with other visitors up to 8 persons.

The wines are served in Riedel glasses.

 

Price: 2 pax 500€

“2 Wineries Collection”

Private

 

  • Visiting two wineries
  • 16 bottles wine tasting from all Greece
  • A platter with selection of Cretan traditional types of cold cuts, cheese, dry bread tomatoes cheese pie olives,
  • Sommelier

 

Price: 2 pax 550€

“Dionysian Experience”

Private

 

  • Visiting two wineries
  • 13 bottles  wine tasting from all Greece
  • A platter with selection of Cretan traditional cheese, dry bread tomatoes cheese pie olives,
  • Sommelier

 

Price: 2 pax 530€

“Wine tasting & olive oil experience”

Private

 

  • 8 wine tasting
  • A short film projection duration 20min΄΄
  • The wineryowner /winemaker  accompany you to the cellar
  • Extra Virgin olive oil tasting
  • Lunch at the inclusive place of the winery accompany  with your chosen wine

 

Price: 2 pax 550€

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TELEPHONE NUMBERS

office: +30 28410 61060

mob1: +30 6970 109495

mob 2 +30 6936 965573

 

@: info@safaricrete.gr

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