Santorini: Sample Island Wines on a Private Winery Tour

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Greece
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Tour description

A once-in-a-lifetime private tour of beautiful Santorini that focuses on the island's ancient tradition of wine making. Sample complex and delicious vintages distilled from grapes unique to the island at three different wineries. • Savor rare wines made with grapes indigenous to Santorini, such as the Assyrtiko varietal. • Visit three island wineries and taste 12 different kind of wines. • Enjoy spectacular island sights from the comfort of an air-conditioned van as it takes you to each destination. • End the day by watching an unforgettable sunset viewed from the perfect vantage point.

Meet families that have been making wine for generations, and take the opportunity to enjoy famous Greek hospitality as you tour the island of Santorini. In the comfort of a private, climate-controlled minivan, guests will set off to explore the complex and rare flavors of the island itself.Santorini's ancient volcanic eruption imbued the soil with unique minerals. Paired with rain and abundant sunshine, the soil creates a terroir found nowhere else on Earth. Grapes grown in this soil produce wines of impressive flavor and with one-of-a-kind characteristics.Meeting your guide promptly around 16:00 (depends on the sunset time), you'll be taken through the pastoral beauty of Santorini's wine fields to the first of three vineyards. Enjoy an expertly-guided tour of the wine making process, along with the opportunity to sample these distinctive vintages for yourself.Tastings will be paired with cheeses to properly highlight the many complex undertones of each wine variety.Finishing the day with a beautiful sunset from the cliffs of Santorini as you savor its native wines is a uniquely Greek adventure that will remain with you forever, and is the perfect way to experience this beautiful island in the Aegean Sea.

What's included

  • An English-speaking guide versed in both island history and wine-making
  • Air-conditioned minivan
  • Complimentary bottle of water
  • All taxes
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water

What's not included

  • Extra meals