Saturday night at the kazani

The kazani of Milia Mountain Retreat is making tsidoudia (raki) again. On Saturday there was a very nice get together and here is some video of that event. Like this pageTweet

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A nice selection of Cretan wines

On the birthday of a good friend we drank some great Cretan wines. Here is a selection of them. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Like this pageTweet

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Wines of Crete, the movie

A video made by winemakers of Crete to give you an impression of our local wines and where they come from. Like this pageTweet

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Wines of Crete: Romeiko

Romeiko wine is particular to Inaxorio. A resistant variety which gives lively red wines with high alcohol content, average acidity and variable color – due to the distinctive variegated grapes growing on the numerous branches of the plant. The traditional wine Marouvas, which resembles sherry, is made out of this variety. Like this pageTweet

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The History of Wine in Crete

And there was wine The history of the vineyard can be traced back to the furthest reaches of time. Seeds of wild vines have even been found in caves inhabited by prehistoric nomadic tribes. Before the ice age, the vine flourished in the polar zone. Glaciers, however, limited its spreading and pushed various species of

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Thoughts from the kazani

It is October and Inaxorio prepares the tsikoudia. This happens in a kazani, a special place to still the alcohol and have a good time with good friends. Like this pageTweet

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Pantelis’ raki still opens 21st of October

It is the time of the year again to make raki. In Vlatos Pantelis Vaidakis opens his still on the 21st of October. If you want to taste the real Crete this is an opportunity you cannot miss. Maybe you can visit the still on your way to the chessnut festival in Elos. Like this

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Making wine in Western Crete

Picking grapes and making Romeiko wine. Like this pageTweet

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