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Lyrarakis Winery

Closed Now: 11:00 - 19:00
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Wine tasting

We had a really good experience at Lyrarakis Winery with the prebooked wine tasting. We were only 8... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
ms_GalsterB
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Awesome winery with great wines

It was worth to come here. The entire location is really priceless. Beautiful garden, perfect... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
joern76870
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Landau in der Pfalz, Germany
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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...more
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| Alagni, Heraklion, Crete 70300, Greece
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We had a really good experience at Lyrarakis Winery with the prebooked wine tasting. We were only 8 person total, so it was a intimate experience. The wines were really good, and the wine expert was were good too explain the wines and their history.

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Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for visiting us and reviewing us!

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

It was worth to come here. The entire location is really priceless. Beautiful garden, perfect cellar and a tasting of really excellent wines. Thank you Kristina for the wine tasting.

Thank joern76870
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for nice review. We really appreciate it! We wish you all the best!

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Staff were very accommodating and helpful. The wines were very good and it was great to taste wines made from rare grape varieties and see how the grapes are grown.

Thank Luke P
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you Luke!

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

What an amazing tasting and food pairing, we enjoyed it very much, our guide was very knowledgable and I do believe allowed us to try a few extras that just happened to be open at the time. the setting was intimate and very special in...More

Thank Mike L
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you Mike for your review. We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 22 June 2018

A wonderful experience and a great way to celebrate our 49th wedding anniversary. A brief overview of the wine making process followed by a lengthy opportunity to taste a wide range of wines. The final dessert wine was superb!

Thank Brian W
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Many wishes for your anniversary Brian! Thank you for spending that special day with us!

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Beautiful vineyard with gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside. We spent a wonderful afternoon here! It was also very easy to book a tour and wine tasting. I was able to do it online. The staff was very friendly, professional, and knowledgeable! Would absolutely recommend!

Thank M M
Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you for visiting and reviewing us!

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Booked this for my girlfriends birthday and I can’t talk more highly about it. We were a bit late for our premium package tasting tour (birthday treat!) as the taxi ride took longer than expected, 40 mins from gouves. We got a tour outside around...More

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Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you Robbie for your kind review! We are really glad that you enjoyed your experience and our small surprise birthday gift! Many wishes to you both!

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Great wine - nice tour. Defiantly stop here, you will enjoy it! See if you can do a smaller tour / meal tasting. Guide was lovely however with a big group it was difficult for her as there were multiple tables tasting. Would be great...More

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Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We truly appreciate your comments. We try creating a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for every one walking through our door. Even when it gets more crowdy, our main focus is accommodating our guests and offering the Cretan...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the professionalism of staff and tastings at this winery. A beautiful tasting room, with great staff and outstanding wines. If you are in search of well balanced wines at great value, you MUST go to Lyrarakis! Call ahead to reserve...More

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Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your kind review. Your words are truly rewarding!

Reviewed 31 May 2018

If you are a fan of wine, it's worth making this trip (through farm roads) to visit it. The staff is very friendly and will discuss with you the details and the secrets of grapes and wines. I may suggest buying some bottles from there...More

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Eva_gvnk, Public Relations Manager at Lyrarakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you Pavlos for visiting and reviewing us! Please allow me one correction for future readers, "Malvasia of Crete" is a dessert wine. It's a natural sweet wine made with sun-dried grapes and is originated from the homonym wine that dominated the markets of East...More

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544shanen
30 May 2018|
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Response from Eva G | Property representative |
Hello Shane, In order to reach our winery,without driving, you have two transportation options. The first one in by bus. You will have to take a bus from Heraklion's central bus station. The line you will need to take in... More
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3 February 2018|
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Response from Eva_gvnk | Property representative |
Hello, Yes indeed, in order to reach us with public transportation, you'll need to reach Heraklion first and then take another bus to Alagni (the line towards Arkalochori). Unfortunately, there is no direct bus from... More
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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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