The winery was founded in 1986, in the area of Heraklion Crete, Dafnes area particularly renowned for good quality grapes and wine.
In 2004, it was transferred to a new ultra-modern Winery, on the provincial road Dafnes – Venerato.
The Silva Winery is situated in Siva, a small village belonging to the municipality of Iraklion, just 17 km out of Iraklion on the Iraklion- Moirés highway. The district has been classed and is recognized as a superior quality zone.
Fantaxometocho means "the Glebe of ghosts". The legend that was created to protect the Monastery from pirate raids, "protects" today one of the most modern wineries in Europe. The Boutari company Winery in Crete.