Crete Wineries

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Wherever we are in the world, we make it our mission to learn as much as we can about the wines in the area and to visit wineries when possible. Crete Greece was no exception. Although we had local wines with many of our dinners, we limited our formal Cretan wine tastings to three wineries [Read more …]

Chania Crete

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Chania Crete Greece Chania Crete is a 16th/17th -century town in Greece. It was born as a Minoan settlement but now consists of a mix of 17th-century Venetian and 18th/19th-century Neoclassical and Turkish buildings. Although it, like Rethymno, has few especially noteworthy structures, it has a few lovely neighborhoods that are worth just wandering. The [Read more …]

Crete Greece

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Just another Greek island with a more than 10,000-year history? Not quite. Crete is Greece’s largest island. It was founded a millennium before Christ and was home to the Minoans, one of the most advanced, sophisticated and artistically accomplished of any society of its era (about 3,500 to 4,000 years ago). It was a primary [Read more …]