Gavalas Winery, Megalochori

4.6
#4 of 12 in Wineries in Santorini
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. Use our Megalochori trip builder tool to arrange your visit to Gavalas Winery and other attractions in Megalochori.
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  • Located in a residential area of Megalochori this winery was by far the friendliest we visited while on the island. What they lack in an ocean view, they make up for in hospitality. Very friendly and....  more »
  • We were staying in the village and were simply taking a walk and noticed a small sign point up a walk. We were glad to find a small winery, hear the history and enjoy a food tray with a nice bottle...  more »
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  • Loved it, Amazing! Great wines and a very warm, friendly, authentic experience. Generational family run winery, winemaker's daughter did our tasting and was just great! Very reasonably priced, especially compared to some other wineries on this island.
  • Interesting wine tasting experience. Guides very knowledgable. Price quite high in my opinion at €15 per person for small quantities of wine especially versus French wineries where tasting is free in the expectation you will buy some wine to take away! Pleased to have done but wouldn’t repeat.
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