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Venetsanos Winery

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Venetsanos winery is located right above the port of Athinios, overlooking the magnificent caldera of Santorini. The winery was designed by the innovator George Venetsanos in 1947. Firstly operated in 1949 and was the first industrial winery on the...more
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Eparchiaki Odos Firon-Ormou Perissis, Megalochori 84701, Greece
+30 2286 021100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for wine tasting on recommendations from prior visitor and not disappointed. The food plates that accompany the wine are perfect. Great views, friendly staff, and saw a wedding right next door. The tour of the facility and the history was also very interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Clifford H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our tour and although it was a quick visit we were not disappointed. The staff was friendly and explained each wine we were tasting. The wine was not as sweet as I normally drink, but it was good. The view is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jessbb
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Venetsanos Winery was one of the wineries we visited on the Santorini Wine Roads tour. The view is amazing and we enjoyed the wine and Staff so much, when the tour was over, we drove back to enjoy some more time there. The cheese plates...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank smitty091678
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Walked in for wine tasting to catch the sunset, cost us 12€ for 5 wines - 2 whites, 2 reds and 1 dessert (their signature Vinsanto). While we couldn't exactly see the sun due to the time of year, the view of sunset on Santorini...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank nicolettewong
Reviewed 22 October 2018

There was a beautiful view for sunset, and the setting was great. Even the inside tasting room had a nice atmosphere. The wines were just okay and the services was inconsistent. The food was good though, so it was nice to have a variety of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank BriAllen238
Reviewed 21 October 2018

A spectacular venue to enjoy some very good wine, with friendly hosts. But what makes the site a must see are the views. Perched high, with very steep drop to the caldera, and Fira and Oia in the distance. Just beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JamesS10366
Reviewed 20 October 2018

This is one of the most unique wineries I have ever been to. It is built into a hill overlooking the Santorini caldera. A true architecture feat. The wines were superb and the food pairings were perfect. I will never forget our tasting there, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank M7243JVmaryw
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Our group of four reserved a tour and a tasting at Venetsanos Winery. When we arrived we were told that there was no reservation. We had a confirmation of our reservation with our tour guide. It was quite embarrassing as the staff was condescending and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gapper2018
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Picture yourself overlooking the Caldera, sipping on exceptional wine, and basking in the glorious Greek sunshine... you'll find that here. While our stop was part of a different tour, I would definitely return to this winery. The wine was delicious, actually, some of the best...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jedi S
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Venetsanos have one of the most beautiful views over the caldera and volcano. There is also beautiful sunset in summer. On October I recommend to visit this winery in afternoon, because there is a sun and isn’t so windy. Evening might be windy and cold....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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30 August 2018|
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Response from rockyfitz | Reviewed this property |
They had fantastic grape leaves. Don’t remember much of Menu. Light fare. We had cheese from Naxos and Gracie leaves. Our hostess was very knowledgeable and the view to die for
Leslie E
29 July 2018|
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Response from gregoryg178 | Reviewed this property |
October is last month of the season. Call and ask.
21 July 2018|
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Response from PATraveler579 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I’m not sure about other drinks as we just had wine and water! I would assume a reservation is necessary as seating is limited