Led by a diploma level sommelier we have combined wine, food and art in a single tour! Meet a world exhibiting local artist and ceramist in his inspiring garden, Venetian villa and atelier and admire his work, as he welcomes us for a private wine and food pairing. The tour is combined with sightseeing in Chania’s wine region and winery visit.
Lunch – Greek Meze style
Alcoholic Beverages – 10 wines to be tasted
Entry/Admission – Winery Dourakis
Entry/Admission – Manousos Art Atelier
Complimentary refreshments in the car
All Fees and Taxes
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
Not wheelchair accessible
Infants must sit on laps
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
What do I need to bring?
Hat, suncream and sunglasses for summer, comfortable shoes/boots and warm clothes for winter.
We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before the event
Explore a Cretan Winery
This magnificent tour starts with a visit to a beautiful local winery, Dourakis, in the Apokoronas region of Chania where we enjoy five wines, explore the Dourakis gardens, wine cellar and learn about winemaking.
Lavish lunch and dinner pairing
Privately catered lunch and dinner pairing next at the atelier and Venetian home of a world renowned Greek ceramist in the nearby village of Paidochori in the prefecture of Chania. Enjoy opulent table settings in a beautifully manicured garden.
Indulge in five wines from indigenous Cretan grape varieties from different winemakers and regions led by your private, certified diploma level sommelier.
Note: Pick-up starts 10 minute(s) before departure.
We offer pick-up to the following places for this experience:
Custom Pick Up
Crete Wine Escapes Office
Near Kriti Hotel in Chania
Parking of GDM Megaron Hotel
Talos Square parking