Wine  is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes. The ancient Greeks considered wine as an integral part of their lives. Dionysus was the god of wine and feasts were organized in his honour.

In modern reality, Cretan wine has long attracted the attention of and is being increasingly preferred by the general public. Cretan wines are a valuable heritage of traditional varieties, in complete harmony with the island’s climate. The great number of local varieties, the diversity and uniqueness of various wine regions, but also the long Cretan wine tradition form the foundation of Cretan wine’s high quality standing and ongoing growth.