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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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Ksara, Zahle, Lebanon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the Ruins at Aanjar this is a nice attraction to get out of the heat and relax. The tour of the winery is free which is followed by a free tasting session. The tour basically is a guided visit to the wine storage...More

Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My visit at Chateau Ksara was part of a day tour. After the lunch, we went to Ksara, home of the famous Ksara Caves. Unfortunately, the guided visit does not include a tour of the plantation. We briefly visited two rooms of the Roman caves...More

1  Thank kelledstyle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

...and a big business type of experience then you will love Ksara. The Roman cave tour takes 10-15 minutes at a slow walk but is cool when the sun is hot. My comparison of the free tasting vs the premium with cheese was that I...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Generous and friendly, something very rare in modern Lebanon . Free visit and free tasting for the daily wine. A moderate fee for their signature vintages . Modern and confortable facilities that make you forget the messy Bekaa.

Thank BEKMaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a tour to the Bekaa Valley and we thoroughly enjoyed visiting the winery. A highlight was having lunch in the restaurant, which included a bottle of one of their finer offerings. I recommend including a meal in your travel plans and make sure...More

Thank expatrick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with the intention of buying wine for delivery back to u.k. Was very disappointed with the tour, basically 10 minutes walking through the caves, the tasting lasted all of 5 minutes, with no price or other information available. Felt rushed and processed. Cannot...More

Thank davechippendale
Reviewed 2 August 2018

this place is interesting but nothing really special about it. Most of what it offers is actually offered in other wineries. You can have some wine tasting (3 types of wines) included in a free 20-minute tour.

Thank Michel B
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Sitting on top of a small Hill, the Chateau is of a lovely design, easy to access, and it sits upon a long and impressive network of underground caves. We visited during the hot days of July, yet the caves were cold, and refreshing. The...More

1  Thank Ibrahim J
Reviewed 23 July 2018

It's a cool place to be, and try the wine tasting. cool atmosphere. tasty wine, and cool places to eat and have lunch

Thank sevagma
Reviewed 11 July 2018

A great end to a day visiting ancient Roman ruins! Ksara Wine Vineyard is one of the major wine vineyards of the country and the oldest. The vineyard is about a 15 minute drive back up the Valley on your way towards Beirut. Take a...More

Thank Jesstwiga L
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