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Address: Megalochori, Santorini, Greece, Megalochori, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2286 082552
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Description: Traditional Family Winery

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Very simple traditional winery

Great wines!!! But not much other "attraction" as at the other wineries in Santorini. Good if combined with a visit to Megalochori, let's say with a lunch at one of the fantastic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great wines!!! But not much other "attraction" as at the other wineries in Santorini. Good if combined with a visit to Megalochori, let's say with a lunch at one of the fantastic tavernas at the town square, but wouldn't make the effort to the village just to visit the winery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Taken by our tour guide to this small, but specialised family-owned winery in Megalochori. The information provided was enlightening, and the tasting delectable. No surprise that we left with a bottle of red and one of white.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We toured 4 wineries in Santorini. Gavalas was my favorite for the following reasons: 1). Had the family-owned feel. 2). Our guide was lovely and very helpful in explaining how the wine was made and offered to explain the history of their wine-making. 3). The wine is very good. We walked away with a few bottles each. 4). There are... More 

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Khobar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The tour was nice. We looked at the winery for both dry and sweet. Great information, and delicious taste specially the Vinsanto sweet wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stopped here as part of a wine tour in Santorini. It was the best wine of the 3 that we visited. Right in the middle of a typical Greek village. Very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Enjoyed a wine tasting at this charming stop on our winery tour of Santorini. Most wines, particularly white ones from the Assyrtiko grape, from Santorini are delicious and I encourage a visit to this winery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Visited the Gavalas winery, and the decision taken was worth it. The lady at the reception was very kind to give us the tour (even though we went there after the time). She was very accommodating, and i would recommend this winery to everyone. It is way better than Santo Winery, and i would give them 5/5. Wines are amazing,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Viola at the Aressana Hotel suggested we check out this family winery when she heard we were going to Megalochori and we are so glad she made the recommendations. We've been to many wineries over the years so we've had plenty of tours but what made this one special was it's size. We sampled several different wines but the one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stopped off while visiting Megalochori. Had an interesting talk about the wines and wine making. Saw some of the old methods and the equipment. Very nice wines and quite high alcoholic content. We had not realised quite how good Santorini wine is.

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Manistique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My husband & I were the only ones on our tour which made it very personal. The guide was so friendly and informative- we enjoyed it very much. As mentioned in one of the other reviews, they do still stomp some of the grapes. Also, the grape vines on Santorini are twisted in a circle rather than grown upright, because... More 

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Address: Megalochori, Santorini, Greece, Megalochori, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2286 082552
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Megalochori

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