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Tour, Tasting and Grape Harvest at Yiayia’s Tastes

Crete

Heraklion

Duration

1 h

Availability

Up to 10 persons

Guided Tour

Up to 10 persons

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Active Months

Sep

Description

The cottage industry “Yiayia’s (Granny’s) Tastes” was founded in 2006 in the beautiful village of Mirtia (Varvari) near Heraklion, Crete. The motivation for this project came from our great love for the Cretan traditions, and especially of the Cretan diet. Over time, this love was transformed into a passion for producing specialized products that aimed at bringing modern nutritional needs together with the Cretan diet and the local products.
Our cottage industry has been built according to the most modern hygiene and safety standards and creates high-quality products made from selected raw materials and ingredients, based on purely traditional recipes of the region.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Welcome to our charming village! Explore its picturesque lanes and alleys, visit the ‘Nikos Kazantzakis’ museum, and delve into our workshop and facilities. Learn firsthand about our Cretan products and uncover the secrets behind traditional recipes such as raisins, petimezi, xinohodros trahana, and assorted sweets.

Indulge in tasting our award-winning products at our showroom, where you’ll savor the fruits of our labor.

 As a visitor, immerse yourself in the harvesting and raisinization process. Here’s what you can expect:

• Delight in panoramic views of vineyards and olive groves stretching to the Cretan Sea.

• Explore our privately-owned vineyards.

• Engage in the harvest.

• Discover the intricacies of raisinization, from spreading grapes for drying to picking raisins, depending on the season.

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Products

Cretan raisins, petimezi, oximeli (vinegar with honey & petimezi), must and other fruit jellies, moustokouloura, halva simigdalenio, xerotigana, diples, vine leaves, askordοulakas, tsikoudia, spoon sweet, xinohondros, creams, rice pudding, cookies, melomakarona, kourabie, kalitsounia, sarikopita, tiropita, spanakopita, olives

Tour Languages

Greek

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