family-owned agricultural farm and tavern
The idea of gastronomical center of Cretan diet, Ntounias, was born when Stelios Trilirakis decided to create his own place, a place that he could resurrect the scents and the tastes that was introduced to as a child in their own village. A kitchen lab with "parasies" (traditional pots) and wood oven always accordingly with the highest standards of hygiene and food security. A small family business was assembled along with a small farm with organic products, wine oil and honey that are used exclusively in the restaurant.
NTOUNIAS EDUCATIONAL FARM
is a way to assimilate a country life by experimental incorporating
Keramiano honey is a family business that has a legacy of over 50 years. Since Manolis Nikiforakis started to produce honey in the 60s a lot have changed. Except the supreme quality of the Cretan thyme honey. After that his son, Yannis and nowadays his grandson Manolis evolved to adjust in the modern production ways offering high quality organic honey.
Mavredakis family coming from the village Katochori cultivates grapes on the foothills of White Mountains and makes wine according to the family and the local tradition. Locally grown and international varietes of grapes in over 200 acres of the family vineyard, a unique and well known one about the productive capability in the climate of Keramia Village. Here you can find the famous variety of red grapes in Chania, called Romeiko.
The owner has an experience of over 30 years in agricultural projects, is a Vice President in the union of agriculture of Crete and in the Cooperative of Eco Products (GAIA).
Manolis is a second generation shepherd. Having a course of over two decades in the mountains of Keramia has envolved his craft that has been taught by his father.