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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 14 September 2015 via mobile

We came here as part of our private tour. Maria was our tour guide and very friendly. They have 2 reds and 2 whites and we sampled all of them. The firt white was a light pinot gris type. Nice dry flavor. The second white...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank William B
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Called in this afternoon for a taste. Lovely place. Only four wines to taste but well worth the effort. The setting is fantastic with views over the caldera. Panos gave us excellent information and helped us to appreciate the wines. Pay for taste at a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Drove by and had read about this winery. Museum attached and lots of steps down and up. The area is pretty. The service wonderful and the wines tasty. Bought something from them. Reasonable. Enjoyed our time.

Date of experience: September 2015
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

The history of this place, the engineering, the ingenuity the views and the service are only surpassed by the excellent wine tastings.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

A very old winery, which just reopened 3 months ago. Very interesting tour around the winery. We were able to see all the old machines, that were used to press the wine. You got an overview of the process of winemaking. The owner, who first...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Anastasia K
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

This was a nice surprise that was kind of hidden. U can't see the winery, table setting & postcard view from the road side until you go down in to the winery. We were surprised to find out this winery was closed over 36 years...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Shebopp
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This was the first winery we visited in Santorini and has recently reopened after being closed for a long period. The wine tasting is in the old winery and we tasted the maiden vintage. There are four wines , two whites , a red and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Dave_King2014
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited yesterday and had the most incredible time. We did the wine tasting presented by Panos, who was extremely friendly and accommodating. I would definitely ask for Panos if you go; he gave the best service so far in Santorini. This...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank I5695SFkates
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We visit this winery while we were in Santorini for a vacation, very nice place with a beautiful view and good taste of wine produced by Venetsanos family. A special thanks to George, very kind guy who lead us during the tasting. RECOMMENDED!

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Have visited several winery's on Santorini, this was the best by far. A fantastic place with a unique architecture of the winery that you will walk trough. A must visit when on Santorini. Great wines, especially vinsanto. Thanks Maria, for your excellent explanation of the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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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