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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.