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Venetsanos Winery, Megalochori
(4.7/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Poised on top of a cliff overlooking the rocky Aegean coastline, Venetsanos Winery remains a distinguished family-run operation in business since 1947. Inside the historic winery built into the cliffs to avoid disrupting the natural landscape you can take a guided tour of the production process. While surveying the romantic panorama surrounding the winery, you can sample dessert whites and rich tannic reds accompanied with well-paired meats and cheeses. Round off your visit with a trip to the gift shop, where you can purchase a bottle of your favorite wine. With our international travel planner, Megalochori attractions like Venetsanos Winery can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The tour of the Winery is very fast and the explanations, although interesting, are not many, but the staff is friendly. Greek wines that give you test are pretty good and we ask for a cheese platter to accompany it were delicious. They were a variety of cheeses that move out of the most traditional of the country and were a great discovery. But what we liked most was the place where we did the tasting, winery terrace has beautiful views of the island. We seemed an experience much more authentic that it's the winery Santos, too focused to the tourism in mass.
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  • This winery has a location which is fantastic as it overlooks the harbour and is down a bit from the road, so is quiet and small area for seating outside. The wine is okay, as well. 
  • We had with my husband a wine tasting of 5 wines at sunset. The best moment in Santorini for us. Amazing wines , excellent service and very polite people. They have the sense of offering quality servi...  more »
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  • We really enjoyed the spectacular views of the caldera here as well as the wine. Only 7€ for tasting. If you order a glass of wine, instead of tasting, you get a small plate of cheese and crackers. We preferred this winery over Santo Winery because it was less crowded and touristy. Also the wine pourers were more attentive here.
  • Go there for the view, not for the wine! The tour of the winery is very short (5-10min). Our guide was rushing the group to get it done quickly. It's sad because the winery itself is very interesting. It was built in the 1950s with the idea to leverage gravity to avoid any unnecessary power consumption. All the cuves come next to each other along the hill to leverage the gravity. The view is wonderful and it's a great place to see the sunset. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable but we didn't like the wine. We recommend Sigalas, on the road to Oia, if you want better wine and a more authentic experience. This one is designed for tourists.
  • Great experience for a fair price! For 7 euro you get winetasting of white, rose, red and the vinsanto wine. Specially the vinsanto wine is a plesure! We took some fava aperetizer, which made a great combination with the wines. Also, this winery doesnt give you the impression that its a mega-producing hi-tech company; Friendly and relaxed staff with knowledge about wine.
  • I really enjoyed our short visit here. Staff is great. I enjoyed the wines they presented. Purchased one of there dessert wines
  • Breathtaking views of the Mediterranean, delicious wine and wonderful Greek olives- does it get any better!