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Manousakis Winery

Vatolakkos, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 078787
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The best vineyard in Crete

Book a table in advance for lunch then sit back and enjoy the amazing service and great local food... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
769robertf
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Basel, Switzerland
you will love this place...!!!

visited with family (including 18month son) and were stunned from the natural features of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Junior22Red
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Thessaloniki
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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 available Nostos wines. The Manousakis Winery is located in the village of Vatolakkos, 20 minutes outside of the town of Chania. All of our wines are organically grown with a focus in Rhone grape varietals.
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Vatolakkos, Crete, Greece
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+30 2821 078787
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Book a table in advance for lunch then sit back and enjoy the amazing service and great local food (prepared in the nearby village) with a glass of what is undoubtably the best wine we found in our visit to Crete. We ate at the...More

Thank 769robertf
Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review! So glad you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited with family (including 18month son) and were stunned from the natural features of the landscape.... did a wine tasting with a group of around 10 people. could stay there for quite some time... fantastic wine by the way...

Thank Junior22Red
Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome winery with wonderful atmosphere. Love this place and their wines. Buy as many wines you can from the winery, very good prices. Try also Terrior (their own Olive oil and the wild sea salt.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review!

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Yesterday we made a winetasting at manousakis winery for 7€, we had a Tour by a very friendly Guide. We got a very detailed view of the history of the winery and how they produce their wine. Then we made the small winetasting, got 4...More

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

Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful setting and delicious wine. Family owned and a bit off the beaten path but definitely worth the trip if you plan on visiting Crete. Take a moment to breathe in some of the freshest air in the world once you're up there....More

Thank Brandon G
Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you so much for you review!

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful day of winetasting, a must do! Friendly owners, surrondings and overall a very nice experience

Thank Catarina J
Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed 27 April 2017

When you are in Chania you defenitively have to taste their famous Nostos white roussanne wine the best i tasted !!The winery is well operated by Alexandra Manousakis and his husband, a must try.They are very friendly.

3  Thank zato61
Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I absolutely, loved the wine tasting and tour of the winery! Our guide gave us a good overview of winery history and education on wine tasting. We had a light lunch and tasting of 5 wines for an affordable price. I will certainly be back...More

Thank Shanida B
Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 11 March 2017

We spent a great day touring the winery and cooking (and drinking and eating) at the Manousakis winery. They were so friendly and welcoming (of course--it's Crete!), and we enjoyed ourselves immensely. I cannot wait to return!

1  Thank Carol P
Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed 10 December 2016

So I came to this winery in the off season and I booked the lunch with the tour. I absolutely fell in love with this place. When arriving I was welcomed by 3 dogs.. "the welcoming committee" loved this... The grounds were immaculate and I...More

Thank Stephanie C
Alexandra M, Owner at Manousakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Thank you! We love our 'welcoming committee' and are happy you did too! Visit us again soon!

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DigDug64
Can you tell me what little train someone is referring to? Also can you bring children? What would the cost be for them?
29 June 2016|
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Response from Anca B | Reviewed this property |
It s a mini train that has around 10 routes in the Platanias area. Children are aloud. I don't remember the prices but you can find more information on their website.
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DigDug64
Can you tell me what little train someone is referring to? Also can you bring children? What would the cost be for them?
29 June 2016|
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Response from AngieEO | Reviewed this property |
I think children would be bored. Explanations of grapes and wine production, and tasting that they can't join in. There were two young teens in our visit who looked bored to death. There is no little train. You sit at tables... More
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13Geoff1947
Hi, I am coming to Chania for a few weeks in October and would like to visit some wineries; yours looks very attractive . Can you please tell me what grape varieties you grow. Thanks, Geoff
4 August 2015|
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Response from Alexandra M | Property representative |
Hello Geoff, Thank you for your message. The four main grape varieties that we grow are Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre and Roussanne. We also grow Vidiano, Vilana and Romeiko (Cretan varieties) on an experimental basis. If you... More
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