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Idaia Winery, Herakleion, Crete.

by Cornelius Wesseling

All about Herakleion, Crete. IDAIA is an ancient name of Crete: Idaia was the name of the mother of ten boys, Koureetes. Their father was Dias, the king of Crete. Dias named the whole island “Idaia”, to honour his wife. The company’s trade mark, the daisy with the eight leaves, comes from the ancient Plate of Faistos. The ancient […]