Escape yourself and enjoy the pleasure of wine, discover the secrets of Santorini’s volcanic varieties and area’s unique viticulture on a premium 4-hour small group two wineries tour. Visit two family-owned wineries, hear about their production processes, and enjoy tastings at each, including wine tasting alongside local snacks. Learn about Santorini’s indigenous grapes and unique vine-growing methods, admire the countryside as you go and the island’s scenery as you taste and explore. After pickup from your Santorini hotel, the port, or a central island location, settle inside a premium 7 seated Land Rover luxury 4×4 vehicle with a driver-escort. Then, head into the rugged countryside to visit two carefully selected family-owned wineries, each distinctive for its architecture, panoramic view and red and white wines.
As you travel, hear about Santorini’s long history in winemaking process, local products and history. On arrival at each estate, learn about its traditional or modernised winemaking processes, view the vineyards, and follow up with a delicious wine tasting. Sample the different wines as introduced by your sommelier or the estate’s wine host, and enjoy them with tasty local products. Learn about the indigenous grapes that go into each wine, taste a total of 10 different wine styles over the course of your tour, including some rare top cuvee wines and the signature wine Vinsanto.
During your travels, hear fascinating background on local winemaking traditions from your escort, gaining a clear understanding of the magic that happens here between growing and bottling. Stop at a vineyard to see the island’s unique vine-growing methods close-up. Winemakers train vines into kouloura basket shapes on the soil to shelter the grapes from Santorini’s winds and sun, and counter the harshness of the volcanic soil. After your winery visits, take a scenic tour of Santorini’s agricultural areas, whereproducts like fava beans and cherry tomatoes also thrive in the volcanic soil and finish your tour with a drop-off at the original departure point.
Don’t forget your comfortable shoes, for example, trekking shoes or sandals, camera, sun protection, etc. During spring and autumn, we advise you to bring a jacket. The Trip is not recommended to people suffering from car sickness, have mobility or kinetic problems or back problems or pregnant or for children younger than 7 years old as we don’t provide baby seats or people taller than 1,95cm or heavier than 130 Kg. Alcohol consumption is not allowed to minors under the age of 18 years old. The tour operator reserves the right to make minor changes in the program when considered necessary. For example in case of unfavourable weather conditions. This can be done without prior notice. Reservations must be made no later 24 hours prior to departure
The trip is ideal for everyone who´s looking for an experience beyond the ordinary, youth groups, single or couple participants, families with older children, and companies. The trip has guided stops every 30-40 minutes, for everyone´s convenience. In order for the tour operator to arrange lunch with vegetarian alternatives, information is required upon reservation. This also counts for any kind of food allergies, and if it’s possible to find suitable alternatives.
Pick Up Times
Different times upon request and according to availability.
May – October: Daily Departures On Request
November – March: On Request
138.00 € per person
- Free Hotel or Port or a central island location pick up and drop off
- Luxury premium Land Rover vehicles 7 seated driven by multilingual escort-drivers
- Entrance fees for the wineries tour, 10 wines tasting and assortments
- 4 hours tour
- Liability Insurance and local Taxes