Your full-day tour begins with hotel pickup in Heraklion. Then you will head to Archanes and Peza in central Crete where some of their best wines are made. Meet two winemakers who will guide you through their wineries. After a wine presentation you will experience a unique private wine tasting featuring 15 samples of wine.
Crete is the island of olive oil. Here you can find some of the best olive oils in the world. Partake in a sensational olive oil tasting with about 10 different olive oils. learn about process of olive oil and how to taste it.
Discover traditional Cretan cooking with a mezze bar visit for a real Cretan lunch. Prepare for several plates of cold and warm mezzes to be brought to your table to share. This is a fantastic experience in a cozy, friendly atmosphere. Continue your wine tasting here and also raki (unsweetened, anise-flavored alcoholic drink) tasting to aid digestion.
After lunch, take a short walk to explore the picturesque village of Archanes which has a rich history in wine culture. End the day with a visit to a second winery with a selection of another five to six different wines for you to try. As a parting gift, every couple or guest will receive a bottle of wine.