Guided tour

Santorini: Half-Day Tour of 3 Wineries with Tasting

Activity provider: Santorini Day Tours

Santorini: Half-Day Tour of 3 Wineries with Tasting

Activity provider: Santorini Day Tours
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From US$ 144.19 per person

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Taste the volcanic wines of Santorini and other Greek wines on a small-group or private van tour of the island. Visit three wineries and sample 12 different wine styles, paired with cheese and snacks.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 - 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup is included from your accommodations or from the nearest point which is accessible by vehicle. You will receive personalized pickup information from the local partner in a separate email (be sure to check your spam folder).
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit 3 traditional wineries and cellars in the countryside of Santorini
  • Savor a selection of up to 12 different wine styles from Santorini and Greece
  • Stroll through a vineyard on the volcanic soils and discover the unique viticulture traditions
  • Enjoy an assortment of local cheeses and snacks
  • Get wine tasting tips from an English-speaking wine expert at a mini wine-tasting tutorial
  • Discover parts of Santorini’s history through its winemaking
  • Visit hidden parts of the island most tours don't cover
  • Travel in small groups for a more personalized and intimate experience
Full description

Tour Santorini's countryside and visit the most distinct wineries on the island on a van tour. Taste a selection of 12 different wines from Santorini and Greece and learn about the acclaimed winemaking process unique to Santorini.

Learn about Santorini's 3,000-year-old winemaking tradition, and visit the best cellars on the island, starting at a vineyard on the black volcanic soils. Stroll through the unique basket vines, hearing about the local viticulture that makes vine-growing in Santorini unlike any other.

Discover the island's history through its winemaking as you move between 3 different wineries, all acclaimed by international experts. Taste the major wine styles of Santorini, such as Assyrtiko, Nykteri, and Vinsanto paired with local cheeses.

Day tour route with a morning departure available from April to early November

• Boutari winery or Estate Argyros

• Hatzidakis Winery or Gavalas Winery

• Venetsanos Winery or Artemis Karamolegos winery

Sunset tour route with an afternoon departure available from May to October

• Boutari Winery, Artemis Karamolegos winery, or Avantis Estate Winery

• Estate Argyros, Gavalas Winery, or Hatzidakis Winery

• Venetsanos Winery (with sunset views, Greek cheese, and tapas)

Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at your hotel or in Fira town (near cruise port)
  • Visit to 2 or 3 renowned wineries (depending on option booked)
  • Wine tasting of 9-12 different wine styles from Santorini and Greece (depending on option booked)
  • Wine expert guide
  • Return transportation by minivan
  • Mini wine-tasting tutorial
  • Local cheese and snacks alongside tastings
  • Admissions and tasting fees
  • Cable car tickets for Cruise visitors (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The Santorini wine adventure is a semi-private half-day tour that can accommodate up to 8 people. The Private Tour is a private version just for you and your party
  • The wines served during the tour are mainly white and dessert wines
  • Pick-up and drop off is available from all accommodations and hotels throughout Santorini. In the case that your accommodation is not accessible by car due to landscape, walkways, steps or another reason the meeting point for your pick-up will be set at a main accessible location within walking distance from your accommodation
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 410 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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The choice of wineries was great, combining views, good wine, and good food. The guide was knowledgable and professional, both about the wine growing and wine making in Santorini. She knew the history of Santorini and its wine making, know all about the wines we tried, and Santorini wine in general.

June 4, 2022

We had a terrific time on this tour. Yiannis was our guide and was terrific. We stopped first for a look at the plants and he explained how they thrive in the Santorini climate which was very interesting. Then we hit 3 different wineries where we had very healthy pours plus delicious tapas at each stop. The wine was very good, surprisingly so. We ended out tour at Santo Winery where we had an incredible sunset view over the caldera. I would highly recommend doing a small group tour with Yiannis. You won’t regret it.

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May 25, 2022

Started on time and at the specified location. Very clear instructions. Transportation was clean and comfortable. The guide was fantastic - knowledgeable, resourceful, kind, genuine, patient, and very personable. He seemed to really know the island, the history, and the wines. He provided a unique local experience. Wineries were also great. Very private and catered experience for the tour group. We enjoyed some wineries more than others but overall we tried a wide selection of wine and were provided a decent amount of food to snack on. We especially liked the white wines from Santos. Highly recommend this experience.

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May 10, 2022

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