Greece is known for a lot of things from crystal clear sea views to the pristine white and blue villages you see all over your favorite travel blogger’s Instagram feed. And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, they have a fantastic wine scene as well. With that being said, when it came time to choose a honeymoon destination, our obvious first choice was Greece.
One of our favorite days during our honeymoon was undeniably a day of wine tasting in Santorini, which is a small island that is home to just over 15 wineries. We spent the whole day visiting a few different wineries, tasting their wines, and soaking in the incredible views. You CANNOT miss out on a day of wine tasting during your visit to Santorini. Here is a list of must-see wineries during your trip (I guarantee you won’t be disappointed):
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The most memorable part of this wine tasting experience are the undeniably perfect views that are unlike anything you’ve ever seen. On top of that, they have one of the most extensive wine lists including reds, whites, and dessert wines. To sum up this experience in two words: LIFE CHANGING.
Venetsanos Winery is the friendly neighbor to Santo Wines and also has some killer views. Their most memorable wines were their Assyrtiko white wines.
Although Artemis Karamolegos doesn’t have sea views, their beautiful terrace and indoor wine room made up for it. We bought a bottle of their “Santorini” Assyrtiko and enjoyed it while watching one of the famous Santorini sunsets.
The modern Estate Argyros tasting room reminded me of a winery you’d find in Napa. They offer a very private and educational tasting experience where they walk you through the vineyards and production area. We also paired their wines with some traditional greek cheese and appetizers.