Domaine Fantaxometocho stretched out on 70 acres of a lush idyllic landscape ampeloelaiwna, is located in the wine-growing zone of appellation of origin of superior quality (Opap) Arhanes, in the road to the village of Myrtia, birthplace of Kazantzakis and at a minimum distance from Knossos.
The planting of the estate began in 1990 as part of the investigation of the BOUTARI company organised for the qualitative potential of English varieties and acclimatization of exotic varieties in Greek land. The aim was the harmonious combination with the Greek varieties. In the Fantaxometocho estate produced dry white wine FANTAXOMETOChO and red dry SKALANI.
Through organized tours, the visitor has the possibility to discover the magical world of wine and hospitality rooms, specially designed to enjoy his wine in combination with traditional tastes of dishes.
The BOUTARI Winery in Crete offers visitors:
Organized guided tours on the premises of the winery
the estate's vineyards Tour Fantaxometocho
polytheamatos View on the history of the island
Initiation in the art of oinogeystikis
Potential enjoyment of wines coupled with traditional Cretan flavours
ability to purchase current and old wine crops
ability to purchase books and articles related to wine
hosting focus Room 150 persons
ability to combine and organize a visit to nearby archaeological sites
of Knossos and in kazantzakis Museum
It will be our pleasure to guide you through our winery in Fantaxometocho. For more information please contact the hospitality section of the winery.
Skalani, 701 00 Heraklion, Crete
T. 2810 731 617, 2810 731750
F. 2810 731 755