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Gavalas Winery

Megalochori, Santorini, Greece, Megalochori 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 082552
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Sips of Wine, Bites of Cheese

We booked an organized tour for 50 Euros per person. We wanted to visit a Winery but the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mousumi B
Lovely welcoming people; great wine; interesting tour

Had a guided tour of a few wineries and this was added because we had some extra time. Had a... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
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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 good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Megalochori, Santorini, Greece, Megalochori 847 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked an organized tour for 50 Euros per person. We wanted to visit a Winery but the independent Wine tour costs were too high. Gavalas Winery was one of the stops. The area near the Winery is beautiful. We got lots of wonderful pictures....More

Thank Mousumi B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Had a guided tour of a few wineries and this was added because we had some extra time. Had a small tour of the winery; looking at the different modern equipment and the old barrels. The lovely lady explained everything. Tried a few wines and...More

Thank WazzaM60
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Mr. Gavalas, on behalf of myself and my friends, I want to thank you for opening your winery for us on your day off. Our exceptional guide saw the disappointment on our face when we found out the winery was closed. When he spoke to...More

Thank Gilu007
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Gavalas is a wonderful family-run winery, and was a quite a memorable stop while exploring Santorini during our honeymoon. We received a very warm welcome from Vassilis, who explained each wine to us in detail during our tasting, including the history and unique types of...More

Thank Jaime R
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The tasting room is small and quaint, under a high ceiling, partially outside. The wines ranged from mediocre to good in my opinion. You get a pamphlet telling you about the wine, and the nice lady who worked there would also tell you about it...More

Thank InaMP
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Gavalas was the last winery we visited on our wine tour and it had our favorite wine of the day. The tour guides were informative and friendly and it was cool to see how an older winery has transformed their winemaking process with more recent...More

Thank Arne P
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The gavalas family live in a house on site. They make small amounts of craft wine some of which is the traditional way. Mr Gavalas is a normal man who walks around meating people whilst working.he is the guy in the check shirt in the...More

Thank phill h
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to like this place, especially after all the positive Tripadvisor reviews. Gavalas is definitely traditional and the tasting area is so quaint and lovely - like going back in time. However, there's no view of the caldera. We tasted all 8 wines...More

1  Thank Shwetanjali H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

There was barely anyone to welcome us. From a winery I expect that they offer a specific taste buildup, but no just choose a couple of wines they said. You pay by the wine you taste, which is about 1,50 up to 2 euro per...More

Thank Karel T
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here so much! Came with four other friends, drank 6 delicious bottles of wine (tried all the whites on the menu -- each one unique and good) and stayed for 3 hours. Special highlight: it was vinsanto stamping season. We took...More

Thank Ambar B
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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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