Cretan wineries.

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Please click on a letter on the ABC-bar to find your winery in Crete. Example: D gives Dourakis Winery, T gives Tamiolakis Estate.
Winery titles like “Domaine”, “Estate”, “Chateau”, “Winery: or “Ktima” always appear after the Main name.

Strataridakis Winery, Herakleion, Crete.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Herakleion, Crete. History. The vinicultural traits of the Strataridakis family date back to the 1950s. The privately-owned vineyard consists mainly of vines of the Holy Apostles Sinai monastery. It is located at the foot of Asterousia Mountains, in Heraklion, and it’s an important stop of the Wine Roads. The specific vineyard was obtained […]

Tamiolakis Rhous Winery, Herakleion, Crete.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Herakleion, Crete. Welcome. The Tamiolakis Rhous Estate is located in the village of Houdetsi, 25 km south of Heraklion. It belongs to the viticultural VQPRD zone of Peza, the largest of the three wine producing areas in the Prefecture of Heraklion. This is a family business, whose members have origins, experience, education and […]

Titakis Wines, Herakleion, Crete.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Herakleion, Crete. Titus Titakis, born in 1909, founded in the late ’50s, the first winery in the village of Kalloni, birthplace of the family, situated 1 km south of the Prose for Houdetsi. At this winery produced the first small quantities of bulk wine. The eldest son, Nicholas, proudly backing of his wife Angelica, opened in the late 10 […]

Toplou Monastery, Lasithi, Crete.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Lasithi, Crete. The Holy Monastery of Panagia Akrotiriani and Agiou Ioanni Theologou TOPLOU of Sitia was built during the 14th century and has ever since been active in the social and viti-vinicultural history of the area. Vines and olive trees are grown organicly producing wine, olive oil and tsikoudia, which are bottled and distributed […]

Vergitsis Winery, Dafnes, Crete.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Dafnes, Crete. Vergitsis, Winery & Distillery was founded in 1989. Following a 30-year old tradition of producing bulk wine, known then as “Vergitsis”, Vergitsis Wines & Spirits has been rapidly growing. Our 2000 sqm. installations have grown to accommodate the production of a great variety of select products. “Vergitsis” owns over 5 hectares […]

Zacharioudakis Domaine, Herakleion, Crete.

by Cornelius Wesseling

more on Herakleion region, Crete. “Domaine Zacharioudaki” was created at the top of the hill “Orthi Petra” at an altitude of 500 metres, north of ancient Gortina, next to the village Plouti. In the year 2000, journalist Stelios Zacharioudakis and his spouse, Victoria, began the implementation of their vision to create an area as a […]