"Drink raki! Itīs allmost like..." Heraklion Favorite Tip by anniina

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Favorite thing: Drink raki! Itīs allmost like vodka here in Finland but better! But be careful...itīs dangerous ;)
If you are lucky, you get to see how they make it..Many houses in Iraklion and all around Crete have places in their backyard where they make it! Raki is made from Treber, the remains of pressing grapes. It is destilled in October or November in the Kasani, the destillery of the village.A Kasani is usually opened for some weeks and the destillery works usually from noon to late in the night, where a lot of people come to celebrate, eat , drink,....

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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