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Karavitakis Winery

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Address: Pontikiana Village, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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+30 2824 023381

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Wine tasting

Perfect time spent in this winery, saw the small factory, the barrels where wine is kept and of course tasted four different wines! 😊 the time there just flew, it was so... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Daventry, United Kingdom
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Daventry, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect time spent in this winery, saw the small factory, the barrels where wine is kept and of course tasted four different wines! 😊 the time there just flew, it was so interesting to listen. We tasted four different wines and tried to feel what was it made from. We bought some wine as well for a really good price... More 

1 Thank Silvija101
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Massive group,very imperssonal, difficult to hear and obtain the experience desired,no explanation about how to taste or appreciate, just a quick run through a few wines with cheese biscuits and olives in the hope we will go and buy some bottles which werent that good despite what the owners awards,remarks were.Advise would be to go alone,dp it properly. Our hotel... More 

Thank Angela D
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We caught a taxi to here for a family visit. We had a very interesting tour around the Winery, seeing all aspects of the production with a very freindly and interesting explanation of all processes. We then were presented with some very delicious wines to taste together with an explantion about each one, also the local cheese that accompanied the... More 

Thank BelgianKiwi
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Winery well worth a visit. Wine tasting was good with plenty of time to purchase wine if required. Only problem as that we were part of a two coach excursion. The number of people was too much for the size of the winery, should really be limited to one coach load at a time. Excellent excursion guide and driver provided... More 

Thank joyw102
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Enjoyed the lesson inn winemaking ,and the testing surprisingly goodwill wines. They make a special good strong wine !

Thank ulvinne
Finale Emilia, Italy
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Number one is the sense of relax when you're sitting in one of the chair in their garden used to show their products; they're extremely accommodating, very kind people and while you're tasting the products it's clear also their love for the work of vine maker. Not to loose: a taste of their ages and sweet wine, fantastic!

1 Thank Paolo R
Crawley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We were in Crete for our daughters wedding and needed local wine for the wedding dinner. We had trouble finding quality wine so visited the winery. Fantastic friendly service and the wine was amazing; so much so that my suitcase is now full of wine to take home! Well worth a visit

1 Thank lizzy2012
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend came here for a tour and wine testing. Everything was nice and relaxing, we had a local guide who seems to know his way with the place and their wine making methods. Nice place to come to as a cupel, buy a bottle or two, and rush to one of the beaches in the western part... More 

Thank Barak T
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2016

best wines we had during our stay on Crete. Take the tour and tasting! Variety of wines is worth going there- best possible by taxi ;) We didnt plan to buy so many bottles, but in the end, the temptation was too big!

Thank Marysiarz
Nikos K, Owner at Karavitakis Winery, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your review on behalf of our team working for the tours and the vineyards that produce our wines. These kind of reviews motivate us to keep moving forward. Hope you enjoy the wines you got with good company More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We saw a sign on the road and decided to make an unannounced ad hoc visit. We were welcomed with nice wine tasting and were the only guests early Saturday evening. Nice tasting and very informative and friendly. Heartily recommend.

1 Thank Satu K

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