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Massaya Winery

Taanayel, Shtawrah, Lebanon
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Terrible people, awful wine

Stayed at nearby hotel. Massaya Winery has an evening trance party until after 3 AM playing music... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Fantastic All Season Winery

Massaya is a fabulous winery in Faqra. We visited on a Sunday and enjoyed their scrumptious buffet... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Susan L
Willowbrook, Illinois, United States
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Taanayel, Shtawrah, Lebanon
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Stayed at nearby hotel. Massaya Winery has an evening trance party until after 3 AM playing music well above permitted levels, hours past the ordinance allows. When the hotel called to complain they made the music louder instead of complying with local laws and common...More

Thank WrldTrvlr2020
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Massaya is a fabulous winery in Faqra. We visited on a Sunday and enjoyed their scrumptious buffet. Although fog rolled in over the mountains, the scenery was still great. The winery tour was interesting and a great prelude to the buffet. There are board games...More

Thank Susan L
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...More

Thank Parece B
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...More

1  Thank dwh6776
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....More

Thank Patient711
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...More

Thank mrsjlr2016
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...More

1  Thank TouristParExcellence
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...More

1  Thank Loulwa_Kaloyeros
Reviewed 16 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...More

1  Thank ClimberCanada
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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