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Pleasant wine discovery

Looking for the Olive and Oil Museum of Vatolakkos we found this Cretan gem. It's a young winery... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mihaela L
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Heraklion, Greece
Unbelievable winery near the center of Chania

Manousakis winery is fantastic, and anyone travelling to Chania should make this a must-see. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
js15292018
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Brooklyn, New York
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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...more
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Vatolakkos, Crete 730 05, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Looking for the Olive and Oil Museum of Vatolakkos we found this Cretan gem. It's a young winery, however, they produce wine traditionally in casks, as well as using modern machines. The tour guides are knowledgeable, explaining in detail the fascinating history of the winery,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Manousakis winery is fantastic, and anyone travelling to Chania should make this a must-see. The winery itself is beautiful and provides an excellent place to relax while trying some of the best wines on the island. The staff was extremely courteous and professional, as well...More

Thank js15292018
Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again the next time you are in Crete.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on breathtaking property, Manousakis Winery is well-worth the visit. Opt for the full seven wines tasting with a basket full of rusks that helps to keep the wines flowing. The wines are carefully selected for your palette. You'll start with a private tour of...More

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for you review, we are very glad you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place with friendly and helpful people. This is a very nice, small, local winery. You can enjoy the local cuisine and try delicious wines and well as get to know a little about the history of place and the process of wine production. The...More

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for coming and looking forward to seeing you the next time you are in Crete!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the winery for the tour, but we missed it. Instead, we set for a wine tasting with our amazing host, Lefteris (who you'll see in the photograph). He explained everything very petiently, and made our experience a delight. Really recommended. P. S....More

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, we are very happy that you enjoyed your time with us! Just to clarify for anyone who is thinking of visiting, we do not have any tours at 8am. The earliest for the 2018 season is at 10:00am.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is well worth the journey. We got a bus from Chania and it was fine, walk about 15 minutes at the end but under €2 so can't complain. The winery booked us a fantastic taxi home which to agia marina was €20. Amazing...More

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So happy you enjoyed your time with us! Cheers!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

June 22, 2018 - Our cruise ship docked at Souda Bay, Crete for a few hours. We had booked a Cretan Jeep Safari Tour that included a long ride up into the mountains to a winery. Along the way, we stopped for some incredible pictures...More

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you for your review! we are happy you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

We visited the winery as part of an organised tour, and stopped there for around an hour. During that time we got to taste 2 wines (plus a couple of refills!); one white and one red. Amazing quality wine, so much so that we ended...More

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I recently visited the winery and were very impressed by not only the quality of the wine but also the friendliness of the staff. They were knowledgeable and very accommodating. The wine tasting was reasonably priced and the cheese platter was delicious....More

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

The guide (Greg) was knowledgeble and helpful, the atmosphere is very relaxed and comfortable, and the wines are of a high quality. The wine tasting (very affordably priced btw) gives a wide range of interesting wines of great quality. The location is beautiful and very...More

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Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you!

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Anton V
24 August 2018|
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Response from Alexandra M | Property representative |
Hello! There is bus service to Vatolakkos, if you go to the contact section of our website we list the best ways to visit us. Let us know if you have any other questions!
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Shakira S
6 March 2018|
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Response from Alexandra M | Property representative |
Hello, we are currently updating our website so bookings can be done via e-mail or phone. Just let us know what day and time you are thinking to come (tours are offered daily at 10,12, 2 and 4). We offer a simple tasting and... More
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Shakira S
6 March 2018|
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Response from TOB_HH | Reviewed this property |
Book via the winery website. There are several options. We had an option which included lunch, and the food was very good.
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