Vlatos, November 30th, 2019 – The beginning of the winter is the time for the olive harvest. Olive oil from Crete counts among the best in the world. The olives are harvested with machines or collected in nets after the…Read More→
Vlatos, November 15th, 2019 – This is the time for making tsikoudia in Innachorio. Tsikoudia is only made in the Chania region of Crete. Tsikoudia is made from the Romaiko grapes, approximately 40 days after the wine was made, in…Read More→
Vlatos, November 12th, 2019 – The best time of the year is always when we still tsikoudia six weeks after making the wine. Here you can taste real life on Crete. Really worth a visit when you are around.
Miloi, October 31st, 2019 – The winter of 2019 produced a lot of damage because the unusual high amounts of rain. Rivers overflowed, bridges collapsed and roads were damaged. Beside fixing the water drainage on the roads, today the flow…Read More→
Vlatos, October 30th, 2019 – This is a picture of Kostis Vaidakis taken at his fathers kazani. It is called “Le Penseur” because it reminds of Rodin’s famous sculpture.
Elos, October 26th – 27th, 2019 – Although the chestnut harvest still has not really started, loads of people came to the village of Elos to celebrate this years Chestnut Festival. On the street were stalls that presented roasted chestnut…Read More→
Katsomatados, October 26th, 2019 – The celebration of the church in honor of Agios Dimitris high up in the mountains of Katsomatados. After the mass pilaffi and wines were served while the attendees enjoyed traditional music and dance. On violin…Read More→
Vlatos, October 23rd, 2019 – This Saturday and Sunday you will have to visit Elos and Limni because it is time for the Chestnut Festival again. On Saturday in Limni there will be workshops and on Sunday it is time…Read More→
Vlatos, October 23rd, 2019 – A great initiative by Maria Manousaki and Martin Vlatos in corporation with Milia Mountain Retreat: The Winter World Music Retreat. During one week participants from all over the world will be taught music and rhythms…Read More→
Vlatos, October 6th, 2019 – The last concert of this season showed a solo piano concert at Vlatos Jazz last night. Phil Harrison performed numerous classic tunes in his own interpretation. Gershwin, Dylan and the Beatles flowed through the atmospheric…Read More→
Vlatos, September 29th, 2019 – Strifatlia, a trio with Ηλία Βλαμάκη lyra, Δημήτρη Βλαμάκη aout and Κώστα Κουρκουνακη guitar, performs the oldest recorded songs in Cretan history. These songs where recorded in America around 1909 and could now be heard…Read More→
Vlatos, September 22nd, 2019 – A night of Greek avantgarde music by a most wonderful duet, Hairetis and Harper. The first time someone brought a harp into the Vlatos Jazz venue was a night to remember. Atmospheric and melodic tunes…Read More→
Vlatos, September 15th, 2019 – Local music from Kissamos last night at Vlatos Jazz. Lefteris Koumis (violin and vocals), Jorgos Chalkiadakis (lute) and Michalis Sapounakis (guitar) played classic Kissamitika songs on the atmospheric stage of Museum Vlatos Kissamos.
Aerinos, September 14th, 2019 – Aerinos, the highest situated village of Innachorio (the name means wind) celebrated their church this Sunday. The priest handed out branches of basilicum and since people do not eat meat on this day, a variety…Read More→
Aerinos, September 14th, 2019 – Found in the mountains at Aerinos. This is a 19th century washing machine. Water from a spring is brought into this system, providing every family with a basin to do the laundry. For sure worth…Read More→
Vlatos, September 14th, 2019 – Mister Toshei Ishimoto is a Professor of Art and Culture at Shizouka University in Japan. Toshei San visited Innachorio to do research of the social economic effects of eco-tourism. Milia hosted his stay and Jorgos…Read More→
Vlatos, September 12th, 2019 – Yesterday evening we helped Vasilis Makrakis, the chef of Milia Restaurant, with the making of his white wine. Tons of grapes were processed to make his truly Unique Flavour.
Elos, September 11th, 2019 – After the summer holidays, the children of Innachorio are going back to school. The only school for children up to 12 years old is in Elos. We wish them all the best!
Vlatos, September 8th, 2019 – Last Sunday the village of Vlatos celebrated Theodokos, the protector of the main church. Around 200 people attended mass and had a meal together on a beautiful September morning. Here are some pictures of this…Read More→