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Rethymno to Celebrate World Wine Tourism Day with Special Tour

Rethymnon, Crete.

Rethymno, Crete. Photo Source: @Incredible Crete

The Municipality of Rethymno, on Sunday, November 10, will hold a special Wine Tourism Tour in the Cretan city to celebrate World Wine Tourism Day 2019.

According to an announcement, the event is co-organized by the Rethymno-based team of RECEVIN, the European Network of Wine Cities, and aims to offer participants a unique wine experience. It will include a wine tasting event of Cretan varieties combined with selected dishes, especially prepared by some of the best restaurants and boutique hotels of Rethymno.

The participants will also enjoy a guided tour around the most beautiful parts of Rethymno’s Old Town.

Furthermore, they will have the opportunity to learn more about the wine routes of Crete by experienced professionals and receive valuable information on indigenous varieties and quality bottled Cretan wine.

The World Wine Tourism Day celebrations are organized by the Cretan Winemakers Network, with the participation of two local wineries: The Klados Winery in Panormo and the Zouberakis Winery in Kali Sykia.

In addition, a total of 16 wineries-members of the Wines of Crete, will be open to the public on Sunday, November 10, from 11am to 5pm.

Registrations for the Wine Tourism Tour are open until Thursday, November 7, and can be made via e-mail on; on facebook – Rethymno European Wine City or online at

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