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Wine Tasting Santorini Tour & Sunset in Oia Village

Created with Sketch. Fira, Santorini
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Duration

7 Hour

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

19 people

Languages

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Overview

This semi-private wine tour has been designed in order to combine an awesome wine experience with the opportunity to visit some of the best attractions of Santorini including Profitis Ilias Mountain, the famous Black Beach and the unique Village Oia.

You will not only taste wines, you will live the Wine Tasting Santorini Experience.

This experience also includes safe comfortable transportation with Luxury Mini Van or Minibus and also Real Professional Guides who will learn you the secrets and the history of Santorini Wines. Also, you will taste and learn the art of combining wine and food, also know as the art of pairing.

We will visit three unique wineries with great facilities and in specially designed wine tasting areas you will taste eleven quality wines, including the one and only Chocolate Vinsanto.

You will see the unique wine museum and you will get great panoramic photos from Profitis Ilias Mountain. Also you can swim in the famous Black Beach and admire the breathtaking view from our “secret spot” in Imerovigli. Finally you will see a unique sunset in Oia Village.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Swimming in the Black Beach
  • Visit three unique wineries and the wine museum
  • Wine Taste of Eleven Unique Wines including Chocolate Vinsanto
  • Wine Pairing with Local Tapas
  • Visit Profitis Ilias Mountain and Imerovigli
  • Sunset in Oia Village

Itinerary

Koutsogiannopoulos winery
Koutsogiannopoulos winery

We will start our tour with a visit to Koutsogianopoulos winery.
In this awesome winery you will taste 3 of the best wines that Koutsogianopoulos family produces and also you will learn the history of Santorini wines.
Koutsogianopoulos family created a unique wine museum that occupies a natural cave. The museum is 300m long, it’s 8m below the ground and has a labyrinth-like shape area.
The wine museum presents the history of the wine and the life of the vine-growers in Santorini from 1660 to 1970.
The wine tasting will take place in a specially designed wine tasting area and this way you will keep alive the memory of the travel into the history and the past.

Argyros winery
Argyros winery

After Venetsanos winery we will visit Argyros winery. Argyros winery is also known as Estate Argyros.
Estate Argyros established in 1903, it has remarkable facilities, it’s the most modern winery in the island and owns vines that are over 200 years old and is located in Episkopi.
In this winery you will taste a selection of 4 vintage wines. One of the wines that your will taste is the one and only Chocolate Vinsanto that only Argyros family produces for many years.
All the wines will be paired with local tapas – fine Greek cheese and bread sticks.
Also you will learn from the experts some secrets of the local grapes and also the story of Estate Argyros.

Profitis Ilias mountain
Profitis Ilias mountain

Next stop is Profitis Ilias Mountain. A magnificent area from where your can get amazing panoramic photos. Make sure that you will bring your camera.

Venetsanos Winery
Venetsanos Winery

After Profitis Ilias we will visit Venetsanos winery. Venetsanos Winery is located in a breathtaking location and offers incredible vistas over the caldera and the volcanic islands.
It was built in 1947 by Venetsanos family and became the first industrial winery on the island.
In this awesome winery you will taste a selection of three volcano wines and also you will discover the history, the tradition and also the new wine making techniques.
You will love not only the wines but also the ideal location, the unique architecture and the underground cellars.

Black Beach
Black Beach

You will love the famous black beach. You will be amazed from the black volkanic sand, the sandy sea bottom, the crystalline waters, the amazing beach facilities and the enormous Mesa Vouno mountain that rises from the sea. You can choose to swim or to relax and enjoy this unique beach.

Imerovigli Village
Imerovigli Village

Before our final stop in Oia we will make a stop at the picturesque village Imerovigli.
Imerovigli is one of the best view spots of the island. From this beautiful “balconie” you can get great pictures of the Caldera.
We will visit a “secret spot”with breathtaking view.
Imerovigli has a lot of traditional houses and is one of the recognized traditional settlements.
Another highlight of Imerovigli is Skaros rock and the remains of the 13th-century castle.

Sunset at Oia
Sunset at Oia

Final stop the unique Oia Village.
Here you will have free time of aproximately one hour and you will have the chance to see one of the unique Oia Sunsets.
You will have a great experience, also you will have the opportunity to create unique memories and get great photos.
You can choose either to relax in one of the cafe’s, enjoy a drink or to walk and discover some of Oia Village secrets.

Included/Excluded

  • Pick Up & Return at meeting point near your hotel
  • Private Guide (English)
  • Local Professional Driver
  • Wine Tasting at Koutsogianopoulos winery
  • Entrance in Koutsogianopoulos Wine Museum
  • Wine Tasting at Argyros winery - Estate Argyros
  • Wine Tasting at Venetsanos Winery
  • Additional Services
  • Gratuities (optional)

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Fira, Santorini

FAQs

When and where does the tour end?
Your tour will conclude in same place as the meeting point after sunset .
When and where does the tour start?
Tour start at 14:00

***Meeting point***

Cruise passenger pick-up

The meeting point for the tour is at the cable car’s exit in Fira town. Your guide will wait for you there, holding a sign with your name. Please note, all cruise passengers with individual programs are taken to the old Port of Fira, by tender boats. From the old port, you will take the cable car up to Fira town. The journey with a cable car takes 3 minutes and costs €6 EUR. Approximate start of the tour should be 90 minutes after the scheduled arrival of the cruise ship.

Please include the name and arrival time of your ship, and full name and mobile phone number when booking of the tour in order for your pickup to be arranged.

Hotel pick-up

Your guide will meet you at the near meeting point. You will receive the pickup information few days before tour starts.
Do you arrange airport transfers?
Airport transfers are not included in the price of this tour, however you can book for an arrival transfer in advance. In this case a tour operator representative will be at the airport to greet you. To arrange this please contact our customer service team once you have a confirmed booking.
What is the age range?
This tour has an age range of 18-70 years old, this means children under the age of 18 will not be eligible to participate in this tour. However, if you are over 70 years please contact us as you may be eligible to join the tour if you fill out G Adventures self-assessment form.

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John Millet

02/01/2021

Quality time

For all the wine lovers, this tour is for you. Quality wine cultivated in Santorini. And we ended the day with the most incredible sunset. Learned how the wine is produced, they have a special way here in Santorini.
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Julia Bernard

02/01/2021

A great experience

Our guide Justine was very nice, friendly and easygoing. Each winery has great selections of wine to choose from. I just wish I could bring more wine back home!
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