Nostos Manousakis Winery

Chania - Vatolakos,
Crete

Duration

~ 1h 30m

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Guided Tour

Up to 25 persons

Active Months

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Availability

Up to 25 persons

Description

Our philosophy at Nostos is that fine wine is first produced in the vineyard, and then manifests itself in the winery through artisan and handcraft methods of winemaking. While taking extreme care in managing the vineyards for yields of the highest possible quality, the philosophy of the winery is for a gentle, minimalist approach to the winemaking process. Under the guidance of chief project director and winemaker, Kostis Galanis, the Manousakis Winery’s commitment to quality continues to aspire to becoming a premier producer of wine globally.
Vinification currently takes place for the most part in double-hulled stainless-steel tanks under controlled temperatures. However, Kostis’ experimentation with oak fermenters has yielded very positive results and future vinifications for all red wines at the winery will for the most part take place in small oak vats. The Roussanne variety is fermented and aged in small oak barrels. Fermentation is separated by lot and blending is carried out after fermentation and/or ageing. Our red wines also age in oak barrels for ten months.

TOUR AND TASTING

Visitors will be guided to the family’s traditional home, to the renovated production facilities of the old winery, and finally to the new areas for winemaking and the wine cellar located in the village of Vatolakos, 15 km S.W. of Chania. The guided tour is concluded with a wine-tasting session of different wines (the types of wine depending on the availability, and is subject to change) paired with local paximadi, olive oil, and sea salt.
Finally, visitors can savor Cretan appetizers to our restaurant from an à la carte menu.

Booking Options

  • Terroir Tour and Tasting

    This tour includes: • A tour of our winery • A presentation and explanation of the winemaking process • A tasting of five different wines (type of wine is dependent on availability and is subject to change) paired with local paximadi, olive oil and sea salt

  • Premium Tour and Tasting

    This tour includes: • A tour of our winery • A presentation and explanation of the winemaking process • A tasting of seven different wines (type of wine is dependent on availability and is subject to change) paired with local paximadi, olive oil and sea salt

Awards

Press here to see all the awards.

Location

Other Experiences by the Producer

Nearby Producers

From €13.00

Per Person

Products
Wine, tsikoudia
Tour Languages
Greek, English
Social Media

From €13.00

Per Person

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Looking for great ideas to build your holiday around?