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Gavalas Winery

Megalochori, Santorini, Greece, Megalochori 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 082552
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Cool Place on a hot day!

We were welcomed by the owner and his son. They are so happy to share the family business with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
GWA83
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CT
via mobile
Charming hidden gem

We planned to visit this family run winery and were not disappointed. Tucked away in the pristine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie R
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Morin Heights, Canada
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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Megalochori, Santorini, Greece, Megalochori 847 00, Greece
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+30 2286 082552
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were welcomed by the owner and his son. They are so happy to share the family business with visitors. I was surprised that there is such a history of wine making here. The wine is delightful and we enjoyed it thoroughly.

Thank GWA83
Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned to visit this family run winery and were not disappointed. Tucked away in the pristine village of Megalochori, this little winery is worth adding to your day trip to the village - we paired it with Pyrgos. Upon arrival in this cool patio,...More

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent explanation and wines. The prices are fair for a good wine quality. Hope we will be able to order them further on!

Thank Suzi G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here with out all day tour of Santorini. Enjoyed the visit to the old crush facility and touring inside with the oak barrels. We are wine snobs and did not expect much but were pleasantly surprised. Sat down at an nice outdoor table to...More

1  Thank Jose J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a lovely small vineyard and the owners were happy to show us around but a huge tour group came in and we were forgotten .We wanted to buy a bottle to take back with us but after waiting for ages we decided to...More

1  Thank KimberleyBimson
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This was the only winery we did on Santorini. Brief tour of fermentation process proceeding our tasting. As well as a thorough explanation of each wine we tasted. All the traditional Assyrtiko wines were great. Try the red Maypotpatano. It was our favorite!

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

The Gavalas vineyard and winery are an excellent example of a small traditional winery. View the oak barrels Datong back 100's of years and the grape crushing stall. The white wine and Vinsante (dessert) wine we tasted were delicious. The wine prices were reasonable for...More

1  Thank SCF3128
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The place is a MUST. Authentic experience with amazing staff and wine. They showed us the place and explained the complete process and history free of charge. We tasted all of their wines, which they served in a perfect order, giving us information and the...More

1  Thank Jessy C
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We've tried a lot of wine while we were in Greece. The best one is the blue Santorini Assyrtiko wine from Gavalas. Amazing with seafood and cheeses.

Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We Were lucky enough to share our wine tasting with Mr. Gavalas who explained us a lot of things about the local variety of Asyrtiko. One thing is sure, we'll visit the place again

Thank George Z
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Rochelle G
Hi Was interested to know if grape stomping is a regular event and if we could in the first week of June 2017. Thanks
25 May 2017|
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Response from Vagelis_Gavalas | Property representative |
Hello! No grape stomping is available only at late August because that is the period that the grapes are matured. We would be happy to see you at our winery any period for tour and tasting and hope you ll manage to visit... More
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