Our story

Enjoy a wonderful drive on the Chania- Rethymno highway that run along the north coast of Crete. Leaving Chania behind you will turn right towards Vrisses which is located 32 km’s before Rethymno. Being surrounded by the fascinating natural habitat that the island of Crete has to offer you will be lead to a stone building that has made the Dourakis family very proud of their own identity on the island. As if taken from a fairytale, a beautiful castle will lure you to discover the winery Dourakis.

Our philosophy

The Dourakis family ethos and proud tradition is characterised by knowledge, skills and extensive experience in winemaking. The family winery prides itself in creating products of high quality using scientific care and respect of traditional methods.

In the last 28 years the winery has created a trusted reputation for developing quality wines and is proud to have a solid, increasingly growing, distribution network across Crete. The concentration on quality and care during the vinification process and the love of traditional Cretan grape varieties, as well as international grape varieties, in wine production has resulted in popularity and sales both at home and abroad.

The company activities are not restricted to the domestic market, with recent expansions in export to Europe and America. Dourakis Winery aims to expand its sales network in the forthcoming years both nationally and internationally.

We are synonomous with consistent concern for high quality wines and our exemplary marketing system and customer service.

Dourakis family winery endeavours to use the methods of technological progress and agricultural science in order to provide the highest quality to our customers. The winery is certified by I.S.O 22000, with our organic cultivation for the organic wines monitored by Δ.Η.Ω.

Awards

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2011
2011

Silver Medal in PAR Greek Wine Award 2013

2013
2013

Commended in DECANTER Awards 2014

2014
2014

Top Gold Medal in PAR Greek Wine Award 2016

Ευφορία

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2012
2012

Silver medal in DECANTER Awards 2013

2013
2013

Silver medal in DECANTER Awards2014

2014
2014

Commended medal in DECANTER Awards 2015

Kudos Malvasia Aromatica

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2014
2014

Silver Medal in PAR Greek Wine Award 2015

2015
2015

Gold Medal in PAR Greek Wine Award 2016

Kudos Grenache Rouge

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2015
2015

Gold Medal in PAR Greek Wine Award 2016
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