Top 100 pink wines of Chania

Discover the top 100 best pink wines of Chania of Chania as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the pink wines that are popular of Chania and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Chania

The wine region of Chania is located in the region of Crete of Greece. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Manousakis or the Domaine Dourakis (Ντουρακης) produce mainly wines white, red and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Chania are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Vilana and Vidiano, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Chania often reveals types of flavors of non oak, oak or tree fruit and sometimes also flavors of spices, citrus fruit or earth.

We currently count 9 estates and châteaux in the of Chania, producing 38 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Chania go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, mature and hard cheese or lamb.

News from the vineyard of Chania

Drought and heat drive early wine harvests in Europe

Severe drought and heatwaves have provided challenges for wine producers across Europe in 2022, from maintaining vine health to concerns about – and the impact of – wildfires. Early harvests have been a feature of the vintage and reports emerged this week of records being broken at some white wine-producing estates in Bordeaux. Spain’s Caserío de Dueñas estate in DO Rueda said it began a record early harvest on 16 August this year. While drought and heat have put pressure on yields in some regio ...

Are Bordeaux and Napa close to ‘tipping point’ on global warming? – Study

Writing in the Oeno One journal, researchers said climate data showed a significant increase in average growing season temperatures in both Napa and Bordeaux, particularly since the 1980s. So far the warmer conditions have generally contributed to better average wine quality, noted the authors, from the University of Bordeaux’s ISVV Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin and UC Davis. Yet, they questioned how long this would continue. The authors said: ‘In Napa and Bordeaux, viticulture has ...

EU grants member states the right to use resistant hybrid varieties in appellation wines

Following a recent modification of EU rules, member states are now allowed to employ resistant varieties in the production of wines with protected denominations of origin (PDO). The decision, published last week in the Official Journal of the European Union, is part of a wider revision of previous regulations that established common quality schemes, organisation of the market, definitions, descriptions, presentations, and labelling of European agricultural products and foodstuffs. Before the ann ...

Top wines in regions and sub-regions of Chania