Would you like to bottle your own wine straight from the barrel? Do you know where is the only place in the world where one can taste 24 yo Vinsanto wine? Are you the extra-dry-white or super-sweet-red type? What is a koulura? Which is the next Grand Cru wine from Santorini and what does it taste like? And whats the story with that famous assyrtyko? Our guide knows and tasted everything!
Join him on a private tour of the best wine-spots on the island! Discover the roots of wine in history and the oldest vines in the world. After all, why is Santorini so famous for its wines?
Wine is the second most important industry on the island and there are over three dozens of renowned wines produced by more than a dozen of wineries. Santorini is well-known for its wines quality, which are unique in the world due to the volcanic soil that makes the grapes grow. Some of them are in the top 100 in the world and there is a very good and old reason why!
The tour features 7 (seven) sessions of wine tasting including traditional - in the original mansion of a canava, rural - on a local farm, organic - one of the smallest wineries in the world, historical - the first industrial winery, experimental - vertical vines and gorgeous set-up - and modern - with fabulous view over the caldera, and offers all the wines that made Santorini famous. You will have the chance to meet owners, managers, someliers and wine experts and get all the explanations and info from them directly. On tour is scheduled a visit to the unique Art Space Winery, two full wine dishes, the possibility of harvesting (only in August), tasting real traditional local products and a Wine Certificate at the end of the tour!
From traditional mansions lost in the middle of the vineyards to the breath-taking view of a wine tasting area at the rim of the caldera, this tour will take you to different parts of the island so that you have time to enjoy both the beauty of the nature and the aftertaste of Vinsanto or other keen-made wines.
BOOK NOW ONLINE: As a complimentary gift from us we will offer you at the end of the tour a bottle of our best opinion of the finest santorini wine (no cheap marketstore wine, but strictly top-knotch).
Duration: ~6 hours
Rate per person: 195 euro