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Gavalas Winery

Megalochori, Santorini, Greece, Megalochori 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 082552
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Fantastic hospitality

Visited this winery without making an appointment. We where greeted by a woman who instantly gave... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kristiansund, Norway
via mobile
Not for individuals

Totally no, if you are going without wine tour. We come, get tour for 5 min(normaly for 3 rooms... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Megalochori, Santorini, Greece, Megalochori 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 082552
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited this winery without making an appointment. We where greeted by a woman who instantly gave us a private tour of the building and explained how the make their wine. We tried 5 different wines and bought three of them. Nice little place away from...More

Thank thorsgaard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally no, if you are going without wine tour. We come, get tour for 5 min(normaly for 3 rooms), later take degustation... my husband asked to bring as many and any kinds according to the guide experience. Later, he went to wash hands... The guy...More

Thank LenokKara
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never leave the island without seeing Gavalas Winery or tasting the amazing wine. The owners are amazing and make you feel like an expert when they give you a tour and inform you ok the procedures of winemaking. A true taste if Santorini's winemaking history...More

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to be out on an ATV for the day and the host from our hotel (zenith blue) advised us that this was one of the best wineries on the island (santo has the best views but the wines were equal). When we arrived...More

Thank MiniPug-MiniPeeps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow does not suffice to explain how wonderful this place is. We visited as part of a wine tour and tried three of their wines and returned to try all ten. It was the most wonderful experience and their wines are fantastic. I was most...More

Thank RinaRafik
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 9 June 2017 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 30 May 2017

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 25 May 2017 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
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Rochelle G
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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