Lyrarakis new releases

Lyrarakis Kedros vineyard with Liatiko Crete

A family-owned winery on Crete with a passion for indigenous varieties and nuanced winemaking, not to mention great labels like the one shown below for their latest Vidiano bottling.

‘It has been a very interesting year so far’, replies managing director Bart Lyrarakis when I ask him for news of the estate created by his family in 1966. ‘It is certainly testing our limits in many dimensions, but I guess we'll all go through this and come out stronger! Not just us here on Crete, but everyone, worldwide.’

I’ve been tasting the increasingly diverse, distinctive and delicious wines of Lyrarakis...