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Rethymno: Wine Tasting at The Cretan House of Wine

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What to Expect
Learn about the local varieties of wine at the House of Wine. Discover the delicious and aromatic character of Cretan wines.

Sample native varieties of Cretan wine at the Cretan House of Wine. Discover delicious flavor and delicate aromas within every glass.

Get to know different grape varieties by tasting various vintages. Learn about the characteristics of the region and the personal touches of the winemakers. Experience the uniqueness of Cretan wines.

Taste 11 different wines and enjoy traditional finger foods as well.

White Wines: Vilana, Vidiano, Thrapsathiri, Plito, Dafni, Muscat of Spina, Malvazia Di Candia

Red Wines: Liatiko, Kotsifali, Mantilari

Sweet Wine: Naturaly sweet wine from Romeiko

Pairing traditional food with wine

Apaki: Pieces of smoked pork
Dakos: Rusk with tomato and white cheese
Tigania: Pork with Cretan herbs fried to olive oil
Dolmadakia:Stuffed Grape Leaves With Rice and Herbs
Kalitsounakia: Traditional herb pie
Graviera: Aged yellow cheese

Basic Information for all the Cretan Varieties.
At the end a blind wine tasting game.
A bottle of wine as reward to the winner of the competition.

DURATION TIME: 3 hours

Sample Menu

• Apaki, Dakos, Rusk,Tigania,Dolmadakia,Kalitsounakia and Graviera. - Apaki: Pieces of smoked pork
Dakos: Rusk with tomato and white cheese
Tigania, Dolmadakia , Kalitsounakia and Graviera
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Departure Point
Wine Tasting - Oinoxoos House, 3rd Klm. National Road Rethymno, Chanion, Rethymno 741 00, Greece
Departure Time
4:00 PM
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Tasting of 6 different wines (Option 1)
  • Tasting of 11 different wines with traditional finger food (Option 2)
  • Tasting of 11 different wines with a meal menu of 4 starters, 1 main dish and a dessert (Option 3)
Exclusions
  • Hotel transfer
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: PLATANOS TOURS
30 reviews
Erik P
Adelaide, Australia
50
Failed Trip
We did not have the service which we were expect from Platanos Tour because they had made a serious mistake by not
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bethhodgson93
Cheshire, United Kingdom
749
Well organised but overpriced
We really enjoyed our day at the Samarai Gorge. Pickup in Chania was well coordinated, driver was safe and guide
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alexandrailincat
419
Great tour
Precise on time at all places, decent, comfortable bus. The guide with rich knowledge to part with travellers in
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Peteatlarge
Fergus, Canada
111
Not my cup of tea
We took the KTEL bus from Chania. It was a very picturesque location. I would have liked it so much more if it
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Madziikk
Seville
31
Definitely I don’t recommend, better stay away from this company
They were supposed to pick me up from the meet point at 6 a.m as we were about to go to Samaria. Nobody appeared!
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ErikaMcz
72
Awful agent and disappointing place
I am not sure which was worse, the bus trip or the place. Our driver was an elderly man (70+), who didn't speak
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X322HOvic
22
False advertising
This is essentially just a bus that takes you to and from the port. That's it. We wouldn't be annoyed if it had
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ypapazyan
30
Very beautiful trip to Elafonisi beach
as title says me and my family had a very beautiful trip to Elafonisi beach. It was very interesting to see
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ToveM16
Phuket, Thailand
13628
Beautiful but at the same time a tourist trap
Elafonissi is beautiful - but also some what of a tourist trap. You should defenitively go if that is ypur wish
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annemills5k
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
7237
Don’t go buy a postcard instead
This was a must as a visitor to Crete as I had always wanted to go We booked through TUI and spent an hour picking
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Bredan S
Cape Town, South Africa
3410
Not a great day - Platanastours were terrible in situational management
The review is not so much about the beach itself but more about the poor service of the tour group, Platanostours.
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J9851OXandrewc
Mordialloc, Australia
40
Best beach I have ever visited!
Elafonisi beach is absolutely spectacular- the best beach I have ever seen, with real pink sand. There are a lot
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simonthebutcher
Canterbury, United Kingdom
5929
"The good, the bad and the ugly"
Mixed feelings about this trip, its a very long day and if you dont mind being hearded like sheep all day then it
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