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A Great family owned winery = not to be missed

A planned visit while on holiday in Crete with a group of over 20 people. Being family owned, the... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Beautiful winery

We had a lovely tour and tasting with Maria. Beautiful views from the hilltop, lovely tasting room... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2016
Susan K
San Francisco, California
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Sep 18, 2017
“A Great family owned winery = not to be missed”
Sep 6, 2016
“Beautiful winery”
This is a relatively small, new organic winery located on a beautiful hilltop overlooking Houdetsi and the surrounding countryside. The winemaker, a husband and wife, were both trained in Bordeaux. The wines are varied (white, rose and red) and as...more
Choudetsi, Crete, Greece
+30 281 074 2083
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

A planned visit while on holiday in Crete with a group of over 20 people. Being family owned, the welcome was warm and genuine. The guide was very friendly and informative, about the history, operation and the grapes/ wines themselves. We were treated to a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

We had a lovely tour and tasting with Maria. Beautiful views from the hilltop, lovely tasting room. Small winery, family run, wonderful wines. Highly recommend visiting, it's worth the effort, although be careful f you make a wrong turn and end up driving through the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Susan K
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Not the easiest place to find but worth it. There are wonderful views from the rooftop of the winery. The wine is is made with handpicked grapes in a small winery that is very labour intensive with bottling, labelling etc. done by hand. Fortunately this...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank GrahamSample
Reviewed February 10, 2016

We visited Rhous Winery as part of a private wine tour on our honeymoon. The grounds and building were beautiful- great views and establishment. Our guide (I wish I remembered her name) was very informative and answered many questions about the vineyard, grapes, even Greek...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Angela C
Reviewed January 1, 2016

The way from Chersonnisos to Rhous Winery was an interesting drive through the country and many villages. Maria welcomed us and explained us how the Timiulakis winery originated and now is called Rhous winery. She handed us much information during both the tour and the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Peter S
Reviewed September 13, 2015

The place is hard to find but it worth it. In Choudetsi,you'l find a sign with the name "Tamiolakis" (near the supermarket). But then, you have to follow the white sign with the red inscription in greek. When you get there, the place is beautiful,...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 2, 2015

This was a great place to go with kids - its recently rebranded to Rhous Winery but thats not evident on any of the road signs. We were lucky enough to go when no one else was around and got a guided tour and wine...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Gideon K
Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had the best time at this winery with a terrific, extensive tour with Maria. We toured the space and learned how the wine is made and then had a great tasting. This was a highlight of our visit to Crete and highly recommended. It's...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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