Chateau Ksara
Chateau Ksara
4.5
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Chateau Ksara, the country's oldest winery, founded in 1857 by Jesuit Fathers. In August 1973, sold to a consortium of Lebanese businessmen Chateau Ksara's motto is "Modernity in Tradition". It is an idea that captures perfectly our position as Lebanon's oldest winery and the pioneering spirit that has kept Chateau Ksara at the forefront of Lebanon's wine industry, for over 156 years. Today's wine drinkers are both informed and discerning, and therefore we are committed to producing quality wines - varietals and blends made from our 25 local and international varieties - that will satisfy all palates and suit all occasions. Not only are our wines made to the most exacting standards with state of the art equipment, they also reflect the terroir of the Lebanon's historic Bekaa Valley, an area that has been making wine for over 2,000 years. It is a legacy that we respect with every bottle we make. Brand values The name of Chateau Ksara has become associated with the three core values: tradition, nobility and modernity. These are emphasized through name and lineage (tradition); through a high-quality product (nobility) and the tremendous innovative advances made since 1991 (modernity). Visit one of the world's most beautiful Wine Cellars 7 days per week from 9a.m till 6 p.m
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Adriana G
5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
The place is really amazing, but be careful with the options: we bought option for 10 000 LL (middle one) BUT the lady from the reception didn't inform the guide so we went with the group, which bought the basic (5 000 LL)... We also skip the documentary movie, because once again lady from the reception said (without asking us :( that we don't want to watch it. At the end the guide recognised that it was huge mistake, but well... It should not happen.
Written 17 January 2020
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Matty Yaqo
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
My wife and I recently visited Chateau Ksara in Lebanon, and it was an extraordinary experience, largely thanks to our fantastic tour guide, Elise.

Elise's knowledge and passion for the winemaking process and the history of Chateau Ksara were exceptional. She brought the rich heritage of the vineyard to life with captivating storytelling and a deep understanding of every detail.

Elise expertly guided us through the vineyards, sharing insights into the region's terroir and grape varietals. Inside the cellar, she made the winemaking process accessible and fascinating, even for newcomers to wine.

The wine tasting was a highlight, with Elise's guidance allowing us to savor the intricate flavors and aromas of Chateau Ksara's wines. Her warm hospitality and willingness to answer our questions made us feel like valued guests.
Written 26 September 2023
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electra2015
Thessaloniki, Greece112 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
a very good tour with very interesting sites and very interesting information. however, the ladies in the reception and the shop are very agitated bordering on irritated by the visitors; UNLESS you purchase a large bottle or bottles. in the reception instead of trying to instruct and organize visitors they want to know the minute you approach them what you want. im talking about the wine tasting experience you have the chance to do. i found them very annoyed by our presence ( i was visiting with a group ). i bought the very small bottles of arak ( KSARAK ) and when i asked for price the lady told me a higher one. it s good that they had price tags at the back and i corrected her. however, i do recommend it, it s a beautiful experience. you have to make an appointment before you visit.
Written 30 December 2022
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Amar R
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
Great experience! Had some trouble at the restaurant with the service and the orders but the same was resolved professionally and swiftly by Elio. We had wine tasting with Reine who is pure positive energy and very knowledgeable! We learned so much about wine and enjoyed every second of the tour and tasting. Marienne at reception had great management skills and was very professional, much respect to her.
Written 18 March 2023
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Larnaca, Cyprus5,116 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
Located in Zaher. Amazing house and the cave was beautiful. However the visits was so fast that we are just running and we could not hear anything from the explanation of the guide. We finished the tour in few minutes!!! On top you pay for it !!!
Written 22 August 2022
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Navigate778321
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
Really beautiful winery our guide Reine was very knowledgeable and delivered the historical history of the area . The extend tour was amazing with the wine sampling to finish a great afternoon. Thank you Reine and Chateau Ksara .
Written 27 April 2023
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James R
132 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
Excellent place. The tour was outstanding and the wine tasting exceptional. The winery is very well organized. It's really a beautiful and charming place. Will definitely return. After a long drive with my tour guide, it really felt like an oasis in the desert.
Written 1 July 2021
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Rose o
20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
It was great. Bought a lot of wine. Everyone is so nice and friendly there. I took a tour back in July with a very nice tour guide named Aymen but he doesn’t work there anymore. Would’ve loved to say hi. Overall, great wine and great history.
Written 25 November 2023
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fomouraud
Angers, France10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
Excellent tasting conducted by Josephine : good advices and kind welcome. Impressive description of Ksara potential !! I already met the export team in the past but appreciated the wines especially roses and red
Written 26 April 2023
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kelledstyle
Montreal, Canada767 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Friends
My visit at Chateau Ksara was part of a day tour. After the lunch, we went to Ksara, home of the famous Ksara Caves. Unfortunately, the guided visit does not include a tour of the plantation. We briefly visited two rooms of the Roman caves (10 min), where the wines are stored and concluded with a tasting of a selection of four wines. The lady in charge of the visit was rushing during the tasting and the experience was less pleasant. The Sunset Rosé wine did not impress us but we really enjoyed the Château Ksara 2014 Red wine and the Moscatel White wine. Find more pictures on my Instagram (kelledstyle) and more info on my blog ;-)
Written 4 September 2018
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