Celebrate Lebanon's finest red wine and learn about its rich history at Chateau Ksara. A guided tour of this wine company provides insight into the vineyards fascinating past. Founded by Jesuit monks in 1857, today the world-famous winery supplies 42 countries and boasts many international awards. A tour takes you through the scenic vineyards and offers a look at the production process and into the ancient wine cellars that date back to the Roman era. Finish off your visit with lunch at the restaurant and a stop at the gift shop, where you can pick up drinkable souvenirs for everyone back home. With our international travel planner, Zahle attractions like Chateau Ksara can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Henry FAugust 8, 2017
Des hôtesses souriantes vous accueillent dans un hall dont les murs sont littéralement recouverts de récompenses de vins de divers endroits et années obtenues par les différents crus du Château Ksara.... more »Smiling hostesses welcome you in a hall whose walls are literally covered with awards of wines from various places and years obtained by the different vintages of Château Ksara. Already it sounds irrelevant to absolutely want to show all his trophies when you're a vineyard, but good's to the Lebanon where appearance is very important. After indicating in which language you want the tour, this one begins with a video very kitsch and dated technically. At least she tells the story of this vineyard, something very important and interesting. the Lebanon everything is loaded with a heavy history. Subsequently, the tower itself begins; He comes to visit the cellars in basement and listen to the hostess. Unfortunately the latter was such a robot, to be debited without stopping and never worry about humans in front of her. When you ask a question we have a Yes or no without other supplements. The cellar in it even is carved out of the rock with dimmed lights and background music all very Disneylandesque. Described to us as natural what is partially wrong because in view of the many traces of size in stone tools there is nothing natural. We end the quick visit (5-10 min) by a wine tasting and there is the drama. The wines are average or worse. of course we only tasted wines not rewarded but still... Overall it is far from "the greatest experience" or the "Amazing Caves", but more close to a dated tour and no real interaction. As often in the Lebanon still quality compared to what is happening in the country and surroundings, but delivery remains well below the Western level whether wine, the visit or the videos.
SR2010_10July 2, 2017
Had a great visit to Ksara winery last week on short visit to Lebanon. Very friendly and attentive staff, very knowledgeable and informative and willing to help. The tour around the winery is free and... more »
changilowJuly 2, 2017
We walked in without making reservations and they started us on a tour right away. They had someone who could do the tour in English which was great. Being able to go down into the caves and hear the ... more »
Anastasia KokosinaJuly 16, 2017
Организован просмотр фильма (английский, французский, арабский языки) о создании винодельни, затем экскурсия в пещеру где хранится вино и дегустация вин, около 6 сортов и бонусом арак. Тур проводят даже для одного посетителя. Тут же магазин где можно приобрести их продукцию (цены дешевле, чем в дьюти-фри в аэропорту). Вокруг здания посадки винограда
Yash SenturkJune 27, 2017
Beautiful place, well organised guided tour followed by tasting beautiful Lebanese wines. ✨👌🏼
Tinka JančokováApril 25, 2017
Wine tasting included 4 wines, enough to remember their taste. Tour in cave was nice and for 10 minutes. Prices of wine was from 5 USD to 30 USD.
Anthony RahayelJune 4, 2017
One of Lebanon's oldest wineries. Visit the caves, they're superb!
Jamil aboudibApril 21, 2017
They mention the closing time is 6 yet the guy at the entrance prevented us from entering while it was still 5:30 saying they wont receive any more customers!!!!! Unprofessional and rude
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