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Douloufakis Winery

Opens in 13 min: 10:00 - 15:30
Open today: 10:00 - 15:30
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Lovely Experience thanks to lovely people (and wine!)

Lovely personal tour and description of the winery followed by a delightful tasting session with... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
FritzyBev
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wine tasting at douloufakis winery

Excellent visit after good walk, staff knowledgable and friendly good variety of quality wines to... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
fingal2014
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Penicuik, United Kingdom
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The winery is open to visitors all year round (after appointment). The visitors' wine experience starts even before arriving at the winery, as the route and the surrounded landscape is filled with images that emphasize the viticulturist character of...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Dafnes, Heraklion, Crete 70011, Greece
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Lovely personal tour and description of the winery followed by a delightful tasting session with another lady. As drink is involved it's highly likely to be enjoyable, but our host - sadly forget her name now - meant the whole experience was wonderful. Very authoritative...More

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Douloufakis C, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Douloufakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Dear FritzyBev, Thank you for sharing your experience! We 're excited that you enjoyed your visit at our winery. We would love to have you back with us, in the future! Warm regards, The Team of Douloufakis Winery

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Excellent visit after good walk, staff knowledgable and friendly good variety of quality wines to taste.More

Thank fingal2014
Douloufakis C, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Douloufakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Dear Fingal, Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit at Douloufakis winery. Apart from wine tasting we are very happy that you also discovered other reasons worth visiting our winery - quality of service and our continuous effort to introduce...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

A winery tucked away in the hills above Heraklion. A good few hours spent here being shown round the winery and then into the tasting room. Maria was our very pleasant host and was knowledgeable. Sampled 8 wines plus one which was the same grape...More

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Douloufakis C, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Douloufakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Dear BisknBum, We are delighted to hear that you found our winery to be very nice and enjoyed the friendliness of our staff!We are so happy hearing that we explained well all those wines you tasted. Hope to see you again! Best Regards, The Team...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Nikos Douloufakis inherited the family vineyards but invested in formal oenology training abroad, to develop a series of award-winning wines. Try the Sangiovese Cabernet Sauvignon if you are a “full-body red” fan, and the Astro’s Lagos for a new take on the local Vidiano variety...More

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Douloufakis C, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Douloufakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Dear Mr Arvanitakis, It is a real pleasure to come across reviews that depict such feelings and enjoyment. Thank you for sharing your impressions; it means a lot to us! It will be our pleasure to welcome you in the future. Warm regards, The Team...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We are very happy to visit Douloufakis Winery at Dafnes in Crete. Extremely interesting presentation of the wine production process. The tasting was also very good, the wines were delicious. We recommend this place with all our heart.

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Douloufakis C, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Douloufakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Dear Olciaa We are so glad you enjoyed your time at our winery! Moreover, knowing that you also liked our wines, we are especially happy!We would love to have you back with us, in the future! Warm regards, The Team of Douloufakis Winery

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Douloufakis Winery with a group of four adults. At the beginning we got short introduction by Natalia how wine making process goes. After that we tasted three local white wines and four red wines. Total cost for the tour and tasting was 5...More

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Douloufakis C, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Douloufakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We really thank you so much for the time spend to write so warmly about your personal experience at Douloufakis winery. We are expecting you back during your next visit on Crete... Our best regards, The Team of Douloufakis Winery

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Douloufakis Winery in Dafnes, Crete. Maria and Nasia were very friendly and informative. We loved learning about the wine making process and loved the opportunity to taste several varieties. Had a great lunch in the village at George's Taverna. Definitely...More

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Douloufakis C, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Douloufakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dear Janet F Thank you for sharing your experience and for your nice words for our team ! We 're excited that you enjoyed your visit at our winery. We would love to have you back with us, in the future! Warm regards, The Team...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the winery in our vacation. A super good experience. Very friendly staff. A short and informative guided tour. Tasted 8 really good wines. Cheap tasting, only 5€ per person.

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Douloufakis C, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Douloufakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dear Bjarke Thank you for sharing your experience! We 're excited that you enjoyed your visit at our winery. We would love to have you back with us, in the future! Warm regards, The Team of Douloufakis Winery

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Our party of seven, (5 adults 2 kids) were first greeted by a warm and welcoming staff who spoke perfect English! They gave us an engaging tour of the winemaking process from the grape to the bottle. These wines come from the grapes indigenous to...More

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Douloufakis C, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Douloufakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear Barbara , We are so happy hearing that you enjoyed your time with us! Hope to see you again! Best regards, The Team of Douloufakis Winery

Reviewed 3 August 2018

Douloufakis winery was located in the beautiful village of Dafnes. We started with a tour of the grounds and how the wine is made followed by a leisurely tasting in their airy tasting room. The wines are delicious but what made this experience so special...More

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Douloufakis C, The Team of Douloufakis Winery at Douloufakis Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear kdaroch68 , Thank you for your encouraging comments on Douloufakis Winery and your time spent to write about your personal experience. We try hard through our team's genuinely caring attitude and efficiency to be one of the finest wineries in Crete. We look forward...More

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VaniM136
7 September 2018|
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Response from Douloufakis C | Property representative |
Dear Vani Thank you for contacting douloufakis cretan winery. We recive your contact form .We will answer to you soon. Regards Douloufakis team
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MelissaY833
6 April 2018|
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Response from Douloufakis C | Property representative |
Dear Melissa, thank you for your message. You can reach the winery either with taxi or with the local bus from a station near the center of Heraklion. The village of Dafnes, where the winery is located is 15 minutes away... More
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Cherry_PanCake
5 August 2017|
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Hello, you will choose the starting point and the destination will be Dafnes village where the winery is located. You can see the schedule here ktelherlas
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