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Heraklion: Cretan Wine Tasting Tour & Gourmet Lunch

Product ID: 69886
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Taste 15 different wines from Crete at a private wine tasting for no more than 8 people on a food and wine tour from Heraklion. Go to a gourmet restaurant for an olive oil tasting and immerse yourself in the authentic flavors of the island.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French

Pickup included

Pick-up from your hotel.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste 15 selected wines from Crete with professionals
  • Learn about the island's wine and grape varieties
  • Enjoy a gourmet lunch with the best wines
  • Discover the secrets of olive oil
Full description
Journey through the authentic flavors of Crete at a private wine tasting with professionals from the industry, and sample 15 different wines. Join a small and friendly group of no more than 8 people and learn more about the vines, terroir and gastronomy of Crete.

Hear about local produce, such as olive oil and cheese. Benefit from the services of a guide who is a former journalist and restaurant chef, and speaks both English and French. Meet some of the best producers of the island's wines from the central regions of Archanes and Peza, where wine was first made in Crete. Take a tour of 2 of their wineries and vineyards, and then experience the flavors of the wines at a private tasting of 15 wines following a wine presentation.

Enjoy a sensational tasting of olive oil and other traditional products from Crete, such as honey, marmalade, wine vinegar and more. Then, meet a selection of chefs at a gourmet lunch in one of the best restaurants in the wine making region; and get ready to be dazzled by their creative talents in the kitchen! 
Includes
  • Food
  • Wine and water during lunch
  • Entrance and tasting fees
  • Hotel pick-up and transfer
  • Driver/guide
What’s Not Included
  • Additional drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• You can contact the local operator at least 48 hours in advance with any specific needs or dietary requests for lunch (vegetarian etc)
• This tour is only available from the Heraklion region (North coast, from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos, including Agia Pelagia, Heraklion, Gouves, Kokkini Hani, Gournes, Hersonissos, Malia, Sissi, Agios Nikolaos and Elounda)
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 45 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Made in Crete

Product ID: 69886