Gavalas Winery, Megalochori

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Treat yourself to a taste of traditional Santorini wine at Gavalas Winery, one of the oldest wineries on the island. Make a reservation to tour the huge vineyard and its modern machinery. The Gavalas family, who run the winery, encourage you to ask questions and will tell you about their traditions and wine-making process. End the tour in the tasting room, where you can try each wine and choose your favorite. Available on both Greek and U.S. markets, the wine comes in rare varieties, including one made from obscure grapes like Katsano and Gaidouria. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Megalochori holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Gavalas Winery and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 6, 2017
    We had the pleasure of staying at Megalochori village and Gavalas was a hop, skip and jump from our villa. We were able to enjoy a delightful afternoon tasting wines in a lovely setting. I'm more of a...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    Great wines unique tour. A lovely story about one amazing Winery and a family that agapaei trela. Santorini and asyrtiko unique wine unique love. Great place to spend a lovely time!!!
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  • July 24, 2017
    One of my favorite wineries of all of Santorini. Great explanation about each wine we tried. Priced by the glass so you can choose which ones you want to try. Definitely try the Vinsanto (it won globa...  more »

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