The indigenous Wine Tour

Tours and activities in Crete

The Indigenous Wine Tour

Experience Chania Wine Tour in Apokoronas Village on this 5 hours excursion.

The Indigenous wine tour

We drive to the beautiful Apokoronas region, where traditional small villages are found around the foothills of the White Mountains. You will have the opportunity to visit the family owned Dourakis winery, and enjoy a tasting of 7 selected wines in their folclore “museum” room. You will be guided with your personal wine expert to the secret art of tasting and you will be informed in an easy and fun way about the indigenous grapes of Crete and its long lasting wine history.
After the winery you will be driven to the picturesque village of Vamos where you will enjoy a farm to table mezze style lunch paired with more Cretan wine.

from 85€/person

from 85€/person

What's included

  • Pick up and drop off from hotel ) or central meeting point
  • Chauffeured transportation
  • All admission fees and all tastings
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Mezze lunch in local taverna
  • English speaking Certified Wine Expert Guide
  • Insurance and liability

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Itinerary

Departure
10.00 am: Departure from your hotel, enjoying having a sommelier sharing its knowledge of Crete and its wines.
First Stop Dourakis winery
Arrival at the family owned Dourakis winery, in their “museum” room you will taste 7 different wines, with homemade Cretan “rusks” and olives from the winery’s olive grove. Your own sommelier will guide you step by step to the secrets of the art of wine tasting and explain you the indigenous grapes of Crete.
Mezze lunch at a traditional taverna
You leave the winery and in a 10 minutes drive you visit the traditional village of Vamos where you will enjoy an authentic Cretan mezze lunch in a local small taverna.
Drive Back
Return at pick up point at around 16.00 pm

from 85€/person

Guide

Enjoy a relaxing day with your friendly and knowledgeable English-speaking sommelier guide.

Mezze Lunch in local taverna

Cretan Cuisine is delicious and healthy, during your Grape Escape wine tour you will sample local delicacies in an authentic Cretan setting.

Private Transportation

Relax yourself at our luxurious van and enjoy a complimentary refreshment or mineral water.

Tour Pricing

Check out our top wine tour options. We look forward to hosting you.

Semi - Private Tour
Every Tuesday
85€ per person
  • All admission fees and tastings
  • 1 Winery
  • Light Lunch in local traditional taverna
  • 8 wines to taste
  • Central Point Pick Up and Drop Off
Private Tour
Every single day except Sunday
120€from/per person
  • All admission fees and tastings
  • 1 Winery
  • Light Lunch in local traditional taverna
  • 8 wines to taste
  • Hotel Pick Up and Return
Bespoke
Tailor Made Tour
Upon Request
  • Unlimited Opportunities
  • Custom Experiences
  • Hotel Pick Up and Return
Payment Options

• We accept online payment. • Full refund if you cancel 5 days prior to the date of the tour • No booking fees

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a Private Tour

Every day. Hotel Pickup and drop off.

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a Shared Tour

Every Tuesday. Pick up from central meeting point in Chania.

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Book now a Small Group Cape Sounion Wine Tour

Small group tours of up to 18 people.
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Reviews

We had such a great time. Everything went over smoothly and our guide was very knowledgeable. I would recommend them to anyone. They really exceeded my expectations. I know I'll be back for sure!
Sally Smith
October 2018

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