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Manousakis Winery

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Address: Vatolakkos, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2821 078787
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Description: Please note that all tours are by appointment only, Monday to Sunday...
Please note that all tours are by appointment only, Monday to Sunday 10:00-18:00. Please inquire about our different tour options. Our winery is open year round to visitors who wish to enjoy a tour of our facilities, as well as a full tasting of all available Nostos wines. The Manousakis Winery is located in the village of Vatolakkos, 20 minutes outside of the town of Chania. All of our wines are organically grown with a focus in Rhone grape varietals.
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Great Place, great wine

Was given an interesting tour of the winery, presented by a very knowledged guide. Followed by a tasting or five if theire delicious wines. After the tasting we got a nice light... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Vinslöv
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Was given an interesting tour of the winery, presented by a very knowledged guide. Followed by a tasting or five if theire delicious wines. After the tasting we got a nice light lunch, very tasty. A tour to this winery can really be recommended.

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review! We're so happy you enjoyed your time with us! More 

Chania Town, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Fantastic winery, amazing tour, excellent wines. An awesome experience!! It was my second time in the winery and it was really fun. Afshin is definitely charismatic and Alexandra is super polite and helpful. Thank you so much for the lovely tour. We will see you soon. : )))

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for coming again and writing this review! It was so nice to have you at the winery! More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Really cozy place and nice people! The guy who was giving us the tour was really funny and it was nice to listen his stories about the winery. The wines were excellent and we eded up ordering 12 bottles delivered to our door. We definedly recommen everyone who is going back to Chania, drive through Therisino Gorge! Spectacular view!

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for your taking the time to write this review. Hope to see you at our winery again! More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The winery had the most informative tour of the winery that I've ever been on. The food was amazing and came from a local tavern in the next town. The wines were delicious and the tour was very informative and is a very relaxed atmosphere and you didn't want to leave when you were done! But that's the best thing... More 

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We're so happy you had a wonderful time with us! More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went here for a wine tour with my family and had a great time touring the facility and tasting several delicious wines. The winery was beautiful and all the wines were fantastic. This should definitely be a stop on any trip to the Chania region in Crete.

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again! More 

DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The winery tour was informative, interesting and fun. Our tour host really knew a lot about the winery's beginning, development and wine making process which she communicated well. The house and lands are gorgeous. Tasting at the end was wonderful.

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Alexandra M, Manager at Manousakis Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and enthousiasm! We hope to see you next time you are in Crete! More 

Spokane, Washington
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232 reviews 232 reviews
48 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The first night at our hotel, they tried to sell us local wine. My husband and I bought some but were incredibly disappointed. We thought, There must be some good wine on Crete. I mean, Greek is an ancient civilization. If there's one thing they should have done, it's wine making. The hunt began and we discovered Nostos Wines. Instead... More 

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Alexandra M, Manager at Manousakis Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I have visited the Manousakis Winery many times (wine journalism and photography is my profession). Every time I visit the winery it gets better and better, and it was very good before! Wine from the new winery which was finished in 2012 and stared to make wine in the same year, is now on show for tasting. The wine made... More 

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Alexandra M, Manager at Manousakis Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! See you next summer! More 

Paris, France
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We came here randomly to do the wine tasting. For 5 euros per perSon We tried 1 white wine And 4 red wines. We had a nice time together And we recommend visiting if you are in the area. The surroundings are beautiful but the wines are just ok.

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Alexandra M, Manager at Manousakis Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Our wines are of course different to other wines in the world; no two wines are exactly alike. This is, in fact, the whole point of what we do here... highlight the Cretan terroir. More 

Jonkoping, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great fully organic winery placed at beautiful surroundings. Me and my wife are not typically drinking wine, but after reading great reviews here we decided to go for the simple tour and wine tasting. Got a great tour from a young Greek woman, she spoke very slowly and knew all about the history and the process. After tasting 5-6 different... More 

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Thank you for your kind review! More 

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