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Gavalas Winery

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Address: Megalochori, Santorini, Greece, Megalochori 847 00, Greece
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Phone Number: +30 2286 082552
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Traditional Family Winery With the legacy and experience for over three...

Traditional Family Winery With the legacy and experience for over three centuries, the Gavalas family produces high quality wines with unique attributes in the international market.Always with the upmost respect for the characteristics of our indigenous varietals while applying a combination of both traditional and modern vinification techniques. "Wine equals life" Mr. Gavalas says and his actions verify this. His passion for our rare indigenous is even stronger He always says "They are special and produce unique wines in the world, raising new wine horizons " Our purpose at Gavalas winery is in pursuing the constant improvement of quality, not the increase in quantity. Respecting the consumers, we try to provide wines of value for money.

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Wine tasting - intimate, private and quiet

Perfect place! Family winery, great wines and they ship to USA ($90 per box - shipping fee)! It wasn't crowded and they walked us through the winery before wine tasting. It's a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Potomac, Maryland
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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect place! Family winery, great wines and they ship to USA ($90 per box - shipping fee)! It wasn't crowded and they walked us through the winery before wine tasting. It's a small place but a fun experience! We had a great time and avoided tourist crowds.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed the wine tasting and learning about Santorini wines here. Their red wine made with 2 kinds of red grapes and 1 kind of white grape was our favorite and worth the visit alone!

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Thank Honeymoon82016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting and informative , lovely wine too 😀 The tour guide was the daughter of the owner , she told us some of her family history which made the tour more personal , they are very proud of their winery and they have many awards for their wines . Altogether well worth going .

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about this winery is that it is family owned. Finding a picture of Giada de De Laurantes (i'm a fan) when she went on a wine tasting there was enough for me try it out! I'm generally not a fan of wines but found the lesson and tasting interesting. Our connoisseur gave us a lot of information,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Gravalas on the recommendation of our hotel nearby and weren't disappointed. A very knowledgeable staffer gave us a wonderful description of the tasted wines (nine!) as a preamble, and we were surprised at both the variety of taste represents by wines made in very different ways using a relatively limited number of native varietals. Having considerable experience... More 

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Thank Kip H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The winery was small but nice with a very detailed tour. But the best was our guide Vasilis. He explained everything with a lot of passion and humour. And obviously the wines were superb. We recommend this 100%.

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Thank Dimitra F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to squeeze a brief visit to the winery at the end of an island tour. Our limited time meant we weren't able to get the full experience, but did manage to experience the wine and see a little of the winery. The wine had a very characteristic taste to it, almost difficult to believe it's a white... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting and worth a few hours. Lovely host and interesting info about wine. From a family run business who exports all over the world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent. After short presentation of the winery, you must taste (if you could) all the wines. Believe me, it worths

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Newport Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vassilis and crew did an awesome job explaining to us the great wines here. It's not a location that has spectacular views but it does have seriously good wine. Try the Santorini assyrtiko!

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