The Cretans’ traditional way of life regards wine as one of the most important elements of any meal or dinner. It is part of their culture. They never drink alone, however. It is an element of company with friends and social relationships. You will see them drinking only in gatherings where they eat and drink with friends, talking, laughing and pleasantly passing time.
There is a great variety of good Cretan wines produced in vineyards all over the island of Crete.