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Address: Taanayel, Shtawrah, Lebanon

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Not Well Known, But It Will Get There

Well worthwhile & worthy of your time. The hostess was very knowledgeable, conversant in English & French and was a perfectly well informed guide. Their wine cellar was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2016
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Not really knowing what to expect we pulled up the Massaya met but beautiful dogs and a stunning view. As we entered Karen introduced herself and let us know what our options were. We opted for the tour and 5 wines. I don't eat cheese so they gave me a cold cuts selection at no extra cost. The tour was... More 

Thank Parece B
Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Well worthwhile & worthy of your time. The hostess was very knowledgeable, conversant in English & French and was a perfectly well informed guide. Their wine cellar was reminiscent of those in France, stone placed in an arc that shaped a cave which kept the temperatures just right for proper ageing of their barreled wine. They also have a very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a beautiful space to enjoy a lovely Sunday. The wine is the best in Lebanon, and perhaps anywhere in the world. The buffet changes every time and never disappoints. The staff are incredibly accommodating, especially the owner with his great hat and cigar. He is incredibly knowledgeable about the region. A great price for a great day.

Thank Patient711
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

We had a wine tasting tour booked at Massaya and loved it from the moment we walked in. Edwin was knowledgable, cheerful and wonderfully charismatic. The wine exceeded our expectations, so much so that we each went home with as much as possible! The food in the restaurant afterwards was delicious. A true highlight from our trip to Lebanon.

Thank mrsjlr2016
Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Went to Chateay Massaya (Faqra not Bekaa) during a Ski trip to Faraya. We stumbled across the Chateau while going around the area looking for an Apres Ski activity. It was the best find we could have hoped for. We were welcomed immediately by the manager who was very hospitable and took us immediately on a tour of the Chateau... More 

1 Thank TouristParExcellence
Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

What is nicer than driving over the mountains to reach the Bekaa valley and within a short drive you are transported to a haven of peace and tranquility. In beautiful gardens amid rows of lavender you will find a lovely spot to enjoy local produce and traditional food. Enjoy the drinks and relax in the shade.

1 Thank Loulwa_Kaloyeros
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

This manager is crazy....he blasted our ears with arabic music...he was drinking around us with his big cigar...anyway the wine is not best to try...there is another winery in north . Name of winery IXSIR amazing wine. I will write a review about.but never again massaya crazy ppl...no civilization

1 Thank ClimberCanada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

I loved the decoration. Every bit of it talked about wine. The location is on top of the world. The place has good vibes.

Thank Randa F
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

The setting is beautiful, however there is no value for the money paid. The long queues for the buffet, the choice of the food offering, the bad quality of the red wine, make your experience so unpleasant. The management has no appreciation to customer feedback and is unresponsive. Very rude owner. All of the above for $65 per person.

3 Thank Misha H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

We just had the most frustrating experience at a restaurant ever!!!. We spent the afternoon at the Massaya restaurant Faqra. The owner/parent winery run a similar place in the Bekaa valley next to their winery where we had a decent experience few years ago. We had high expectations given the high price (70$ per person) and the calibre of the... More 

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