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Astrikas Estate Biolea

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Biolea G. Dimitriadis, Astrikas, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
+30 2824 023281
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Beautiful place to visit

Our guide was very interesting. The place is a little bit hard to find but it worth it! It's a... read more

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Reviewed October 30, 2017
Julie R
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A delightful and informative experience!!

We learned so much from visiting the Biolea farm -- who knew there was so much to potentially learn... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
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The Astrikas Estate organic olive groves are located in the small village of Astrikas, within the PDO (Protected Denomination of Origin) area of Kolymbari in northwestern Crete.Biolea specializes in artisan production of organic olive oil, stone milled and cold pressed. The company's organic olive oil is exclusively estate-produced and bottled.The Astrikas Estate is open to visitors; we offer a tour free of charge to anyone who is interested to learn about the production method of olive oil. TOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
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Biolea G. Dimitriadis, Astrikas, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Our guide was very interesting. The place is a little bit hard to find but it worth it! It's a beautiful place to visit and the olive oil is very good!

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We learned so much from visiting the Biolea farm -- who knew there was so much to potentially learn about olive oil production? Our tour was fascinating and informative, and the olive oils are so delicious. I'm excited that we can buy them at a...More

Thank nancybH319YX
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We had a fascinating tour of the production of the stone-ground olive oil, even though there were only the two of us. The tour and tasting were free, and the morning was a really fulfilling one. The tasting was reassuring, and we bought a bottle...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

this was a fun tour of a family olive farm (huge farm) and their olive oil production. The tour guide was just lovely. We learned alot about good olive oil. I like to cook so it is good to know more about olive oil!

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Thank mrussell54
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Great factory tour with lots of details about olive oil production. Learned so much about the differences in olive oil quality levels and production methods.

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

My wife and I visited Biolea and learned so much about olive oil, how it's made, how to taste it, and more! Chloe's tour was exciting and informative. It was great to see all of the care they put into making their organic olive oil....More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

We visited the Astrikas Estate Biolea in July 2017. We were with the children (age 7 and 9). The area is fantastic and the factory is very interesting to visit. At the end, we got to taste the different products that are very good.

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chloe d, Owner at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We really appreciate your positive feedback!

Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

I visited Biolea the first time about 8 years ago and again this summer 2017. Now the daughter of the original founders is the CEO & I am delighted to say the Extra Virgin oils are the best i have ever tasted in Greece. They...More

Thank TheoStephan
chloe d, Owner at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Thank you Theo for all the support and positive feedback! It was a pleasure having you at our mill after so many years and we are so happy that we can continue our cooperation and friendship! We'll be expecting you here back in June :)

Reviewed September 3, 2017

Chloe, who is the daughter of the owners, gave us an interesting tour of the Olive Oil Production Plant. This is a small, but interestingly mechanised plant, producing up to a maximum of 20,000 litres of very high grade Olive Oil. Although slightly out of...More

Thank johnsangster
chloe d, Ιδιοκτήτης at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! It means a lot to know that the story and experience we offer is appreceated. We hope you enjoy the olive oil and come back soon!

Reviewed August 30, 2017

It was the first time we visited an olive farm and we could not have chosen better! The road to the plant is spectacular, great views!!! Chloe welcomed us warmly and gave us a private guided tour explaining the way of the olive to olive...More

Thank manicelojumi
chloe d, Ιδιοκτήτης at Astrikas Estate Biolea, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful support! We hope you enjoy the Lemonio olive oil you purchased (it goes especially well with fish and seafood) and come back anytime you find yoursefl back in Crete!

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