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Astrikas Estate Biolea

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TOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. 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...more
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Biolea G. Dimitriadis, Astrikas, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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All reviews organic olive oil the owner family business worth a visit private tour back home personal tour interesting tour health benefits chania region top quality great visit well worth the trip couple of hours take home production process the main road
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I first learned about this place and the delicious, nutritious oils they produce in 2014, and have been enjoying their products since my first taste. In my opinion there is no better. Besides the EVOO which I eat everyday, I use the Lemonio and Nerantzio...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The history and manufacture of olive oil production is well told by the owner of this magical estate. I now know the difference and the health benefits of this rich in antioxidant tasty oil. So glad I can purchase it in Canada too.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We turned up without making reservations but the owner kindly agreed to show us round. He was very informative and we are now much more educated on the production and differences in quality of various olive oils. We were shown a short film about olive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Great place to make a drive out to if you're near Chania. About 30 minutes away from the old harbor. Great oil and beautiful grounds. Showed up without an appointment and were able to taste and buy. Worth the trip!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a trip out from Chania to find out how traditional high quality olive oil is made. Chloe is very passionate about her business established for five generations. It was a real shame that hand luggage regulations meant we couldn't but a bottle to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We went to visit Biolea and We had a very good time. The guy who take us for a visit was very nice and friendly. He took us even if we didn’t advice We were comming. We could walk in the olives trees. Every person...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful olive groves in the mountains of Crete. Very interesting tour and film, lots of learning points. Evocative and atmospheric- the groves are hundreds of years old and the oil has been stone milled in Crete for 5000 years. You also get the chance to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

The place is so charming and beautiful. The view with the olive trees is spectacular. The staff was happy to explain how it works, we felt very welcome. Of course, we bought a few olive oil bottles, it tasted so good!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We had the opportunity to go on this tour and tasting. It was very interesting to see how the traditional methods are still in use. Friendly staff and easy to understand. Nice tasting too.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic organic olive oil producer. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, and told us a very interesting story about their production process. The tasting afterwards was the ice on top of the cake. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: August 2018
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