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Manousakis Winery

Vatolakkos, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 078787
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Vatolakkos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Helsinki, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had a lovely time visiting the Manousakis Vinery in June. We stayed on the beach in Hania Prefecture, in Kato Stalos and took the bus to Hania, and from there to the winery - an easy and nice journey. We got very good instructions when we booked the tour and light lunch. The tour was interesting and our guide... More

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Thank you for your thoughtful review and kind words! We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again! More

England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went on a lunchtime tasting tour to this village winery. We were given a short tour of the state-of-the-art winery and ever so cool cellars (welcome relief in the Greek summer temperatures), and a little about the family background to the Manousakis winery. After the tour we got down to business in a delightful sheltered patio and tasted 6... More

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We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for writing this wonderful review! More

Oslo, Norway
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70 reviews 70 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Their tasting tours start near the old building once habituated by the founder. All wines are fully organic, and they take great pride on their work for under-priveliged children benefiting from a wine made in tandem with a neighbouring wineyard. Our tasting tour included a sip of their white, rose, and red wines. All good, but with the white a... More

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25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We booked a tour with light lunch before our visit. Took a bus out from Chania main station. Was easy to find as there were several signs pointing the way, took less then 30 minutes to walk after we got off the bus in Vatolakkos. Loved the charming setting when we walked in, very quite and in the country. Jenny... More

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Thank you for your lovely review! Hope to see you again soon! More

Delaware
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17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to Manousakis winery, where we had a light lunch and the complete Nostos wine tasting with Evgenia's charming help. Maria was very sweet to make sure our transportation arrangements with Safari Adventures were carefully explained. On our trip to the vineyards & winery, Manos was an amazing resource regarding the food, history and culture of Crete.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our trip was organised through Safari adventures and what a day out! The location, up in the hills of Crete is stunning, while the tour of the winery is both informative and interesting. Our guide was excellent and engaging whuilst the selection of wines was extensive and fantastic quality. The 'pink' rose, white wine and Nostos (red wine) were exceptional.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We visited Manosakis winery on Wednesday and spent a very enjoyable afternoon doing the tour and then later tasting the beautiful wines. We had the light lunch which was great and some of our fellow guests had the cheeseboard which was a very varied and large cheese platter, which complimented the wines well. The wines are all delicious and the... More

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Eastbourne
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This trip was organised by Diana's travel. It was with a a jeep experience company. What a splendid day we had. 4 of us in total travelled there. This company has permission to actually go to where the grapes are grown. amazing views .Can not be accessed any other vehicle. So after travelling to the upper slopes we returned to... More

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We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us, thank you for taking the time to review us! More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We booked a 4pm appointment for a tour, tasting and some cheese to go along with it. We figured we'd stay for an hour, see the grounds and relax. We ended up staying for three hours, enjoying some lovely wines - including the spectacular Roussanne - one of the best whites we've tasted in ages. Afshin was personable and informative... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I expected a tour similar to that experienced in Spain and was so delighted that this wine tour was so much better. On getting off the minibus and turning the corner in to the courtyard we were spellbound. Whitewashed buildings wonderful old stone, colourful planters, friendly dogs, great Greek lunch and of course the wines. The tour was interesting and... More

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