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Lyrarakis Winery

| Alagni, Heraklion, Crete 70300, Greece
+30 281 028 4614
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We had arranged a family wine tour

Excellent tour & wine tasting with knowledgeable person....beautiful grounds...enjoyable walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hcohn31
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Excellent wine tasting experience on a lovely ground in the middle of a beautiful island.

Lovely, gentle vines and very knowledgeable, friendly and charming employees. The location is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nemaless
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Basel, Switzerland
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The Lyrarakis Estate is a family winery which has been producing high quality wines since 1966 with a strong focus on rare local varieties and producing single variety wines. Surrounded by the idyllic setting of the vineyards and the Lassithi mountains we offer you the opportunity to enjoy nature and discover local varieties abd wines distinguished by the uniqueness of their origin and heritage.
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| Alagni, Heraklion, Crete 70300, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent tour & wine tasting with knowledgeable person....beautiful grounds...enjoyable walking around...we tasted about 7 excellent wines..well worth the visit

Thank hcohn31
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us and for letting us know about your experience. Best wishes from Crete!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, gentle vines and very knowledgeable, friendly and charming employees. The location is gorgeous with a view of the taller hills on Crete. There isn't much of a tourable building, the place reflects the modern way of harvesting wine, but the eloquent, thorough and engrossing...More

Thank Nemaless
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this kind review. Your comments are much appreciated! Best wishes for a happy 2018! Lyrarakis Team

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Very good winery. We tasted 7 wines. Especially I like sparkling wine Zazazu and Malvasia wine.They also have one wine which got gold medal. Nice property and wineyard.

Thank Muduke
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you dear Muduke for your review. We are really glad that you enjoyed the wines in the winery! About the medals that our wines have earned, you can check them all in our website. Best wishes from Crete,

Reviewed 23 October 2017

We made a spontaneous decision to visit Lyrarakis Winery for a tour and tasting during our recent holiday on Crete. We did not book ahead; since the website advertises tours throughout the day, it did not seem compulsory. We arrived about 45 minutes before the...More

Thank rrseymour
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Rrseymour, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your comments are really important to us and much appreciated since you help us improve and become better. We are really sorry to see that your wine experience in our winery did not meet...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Tour consists of a walk through the vineyards, a talk of the cellar then a sit down tasting experience. We went for the €16 experience and we tried approximately 7/8 wines and four great tasters of local cuisine. There was certainly enough food for the...More

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Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Hamilton thank you for reviewing us. Best regards from Crete

Reviewed 21 October 2017

We had previously visited this winery for their standard tasting and were so impressed we decided to return and splash out on their Premium Cellar Experience. Whilst 60EUR per person may sound expensive we can promise you it was worth every cent and more. You...More

Thank Alfa F
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you very much for your really kind review. We are more than happy to see that you enjoyed your time in the winery and it was a pleasure meeting you both. Hope to see you again in the future! Best wishes from Lyrarakis team

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Such a great experience with the best host ever. Excellent wines in a stunning and peaceful area. Without any doubt I would highly recommend the place. We went there with 10 friends and had a wonderful time there. The kindness of the team is exceptional....More

Thank Flow M
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you very much for your really kind review. We appreciate your words! Best wishes from Crete

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

What an experience! My partner and I booked the private wine tasting tour. The website was upto date and easy to you for making our reservation, no up front payment required. The actual wine tour itself was relaxed and informative. A beautiful selection of wines...More

Thank Emily S
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you Emily for reviewing us! We are really glad that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes from Crete

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the winery with Dutch friends, on a day trip out from Mirtos. We were well looked after on a tour of the vineyards, and were able to pick grapes to taste on the way around, as the harvest had been completed. We the. moved...More

Thank 168terry10
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you Terry. We really appreciate your comments. May the wines be a nice companion in beautiful moments! Best form the winery

Reviewed 18 September 2017

I bought this as a present for my mum and a friend whilst on holiday and they loved it! They learned lots, drank quite a lot and had some delicious food. Beautiful location, easy to find and really helpful staff FYI - you NEED a...More

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Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you Alice!

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168terry10
8 September 2017|
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Response from Eva_gvnk | Property representative |
Hello Terry, From Mirtos to Alagni it will be approx. an 1 1/2 hour drive. Best, Eva Gouvianaki Lyrarakis Wines
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JackandFood
28 June 2017|
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Response from Eva G | Property representative |
Hello JankandFood! Thank you for your question. From Elounda to Alagni (the village where our winery is located) it's approx. a 1 1/2-hour drive.Of course that depends also on the traffic that you might meet in the... More
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Danielle H
10 May 2017|
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Response from Eva_gvnk | Property representative |
Hello Danielle, Thank you for your interest in the winery and for your question. Unfortunately yes, you have to get back to Heraklion in order to take the bus to Alagni. Actually the bus that gets you to Alagni departs... More
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