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Boutari Winery

Skalani, Crete, Greece
+30 281 073 1617
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Nice place to visit after Knossos

If you are staying near the town of Heraklion and plan to visit Knossos, you can combine the 2... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Captains_Rum_Punch
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Victoria B.C.
Pleasant Winery

This winery provides a good introduction to Cretan wine country. Located just a few kilometres from... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
foulaman
,
Calgary, Canada
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“wine tasting” (7 reviews)
“wine making” (6 reviews)
“tasting room” (2 reviews)
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Skalani, Crete, Greece
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+30 281 073 1617
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

If you are staying near the town of Heraklion and plan to visit Knossos, you can combine the 2 visits (do Knossos first!). When we arrived we were met by a friendly lady you gave our group of 4 a tour of the facility. We...More

Thank Captains_Rum_Punch
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This winery provides a good introduction to Cretan wine country. Located just a few kilometres from the Knossos site. The winery has a large, modern, bright and pleasant tasting room overlooking the vineyard. For 5 euro there is a tour showing the basics of the...More

Thank foulaman
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very interesting. Staff were very good. The wine tasting was very proffessional and the wine was excellent - we bought some and it was very reasonable

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had a great experience tasting the unique Creatan wines. We ended up buying two of the port ones (Moschato Spinas and Iouliatiko / Liatiko) The staff was courteous and friendly. They even let us try a couple of other wines that were not included...More

Thank Panos K
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

So many wineries can be a bit off putting if you are not a big wine buff but there was such a friendly welcome here. Joined a small group for a tour and tasting for 5 euro. Tour was short but informative and there was...More

Thank janehrhos
Reviewed 26 July 2016

An excellent visit to one of Crete's up and coming wineries, 5 euros gets you a short tour and quite a lot of quality wine to sample. The staff were very knowledgeable and the video / DVD very informative. I think that we were lucky...More

Thank SimonODP
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Visited Santos winery first, it was to die for, beautiful location and fabulous wines. We visited many other wineries and found the all lovely. we were very under impressed with Boutari, the location, it was very hot in the building and Unattractive, very small pours...More

1  Thank DoctorDeb226
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I am in the wine business in the U.S. and thought it would be fun to do a winery visit while visiting Crete. Boutari is one of the wines I carry and I enjoyed being able to see their facility. We had some trouble figuring...More

1  Thank marinapN1374QS
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We enjoyed a short visit to the Boutari winery on the island of Crete in Greece. The winery is an easy drive from Heraklion. The view is beautiful, the winery clean & tasteful, the wine tasting is served in front of large windows with the...More

Thank gloriainmexico
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Easy to find, beautifully designed, and with a traditional wine cellar, this is worth a visit if you're in the area. We found this to be the perfect alternative to the over-hyped and crowded Knossos not far away. Very friendly and welcoming with some good...More

Thank Geoff_and_Juls
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