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Chateau Ksara, the country's oldest winery, founded in 1857 by Jesuit Fathers. In August 1973, sold to a consortium of Lebanese businessmen Chateau Ksara's motto is "Modernity in Tradition". It is an idea that captures perfectly our position as...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour of the cave is the highlight of this visit. The wine was good and I totally enjoyed every moment spent here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MolaraBrown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the wine tour and tasting is pretty much the same as what you might find at any winery, what makes this tour special is where they store their wine. A must see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Miotoni
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Good experience, depend on you like the dry wine or not. Caves are interesting, with full of barrels. A short tour with one of the girls worked there and some history of this place is included on a visit. Also tasting of three types of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kubap89
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Cave tour- great. It's the only reason it's worth going ( for me). commercialised and a lot of tourist, large bus traffic. The person who facilitated the wine tasting learned her lines but wasn't particularly informed about the soil, undertones etc. For me, preferred Ixsir...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Davel P
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Had to try the Lebanese wines when in Lebanon. Visited Chateau Ksara and has the 10 dollar per person wine tasting. Their Cabernet is good and liked their Syrah as well. Samar, the lady who took us through the wines was really sweet and helpful....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JeLundgren
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

After a crazy car drive from Beirut with the who dares wins drivers all around we arrived hoping for a few good wines. Basically the tour is pretty basic interesting cave storage but that is as far as it goes. We paid for the top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RICHARD Y
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

One of the best wineries in Lebanon... It was built and directed by the jésuites priests... Then Lebanese people bought it... They have a variety of good wines... Very old ones to new ones... Red, white and rosé wine are available... A peaceful place where...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank issamaalouf
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Do not miss seeing the cave that dates back to Roman days. Try their best wine Le Souverain, it's awesome. Enjoy a meal, and relax in a cozy setting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bickfaya
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is the dullest vineyard visit I've been on to date. All you see is a quick walk around the cellars/caves with barrels in, and a short wine tasting. No vines to visit and no wine making tour or talk. A passable way to spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NMHastings
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This winery tour is run like a factory with very pleasant staff serving indifferent wine. Better avoided.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PeterC489
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