The well respected sub-region of Heraklion has an array of wines known throughout the world for their eminence and distinction. As you embark on your travels through the wine region of Crete, we encourage you to explore these exemplary wines.

Heraklion’s sophistication and reach are due in large part to the grape varietals, the climate, and the attention from the winemakers of the area. These elements provide a style of wine found nowhere else in Greece, or the world for that matter.

We invite you to dive into the distinctive wines that make Heraklion a favorite for wine drinkers worldwide. Look through our site to discover what Wineries in Heraklion have to offer and take full advantage of this lovely region. Find out more about Wine Tasting and Tours in Heraklion.

This region is a sub-region to Crete. More information and facts about this sub-region will be added shortly.

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The Crete region

Crete wine region

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Selected wineries in Heraklion

Domaine Paterainakis
Domaine Paterianakis is the First Winery in Crete Producing High-End Organic Greek Wines
Dourakis Winery
A winery that boasts the production of 200,000 bottles of wine yearly.

Wine tastings & tours in Heraklion

Wine tasting and tour at Domaine Paterainakis
Indulge Yourself in a Mesmerizing Wine Tasting Together with a Vineyard Visit
Wine Tasting and Tour at Dourakis Winery
A luxurious one-day immersion in the vineyards and wine cellar, paired with Wine Tasting & Tour at Dourakis Winery