Category Archives: Santorini island news

What changes on 14 May for now partly-quarantined Greece

The new measures of relaxation of the lockdown that will enter into force from Friday 14/5 were announced during today’s briefing by the Ministry of Health, the Undersecretary to the Prime Minister, responsible for coordinating the government work, Akis Skertsos. Specifically, from May 14, with the opening of tourism, the following will apply: SMS to […]

Museums and more to open for Tourism in Greece

Tourism is officially opening, and so do museums and open air cinemas “We are taking additional steps to regain freedom”, said the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management Nikos Hardalias during today’s briefing by the Ministry of Health on the course of the coronavirus pandemic. Museums and Archaeological Places to open in a […]

Direct flights from Washington to Athens with American Airlines

United Airlines airplane flying

3 new International flights for United Airlines – including Athens, Greece The American airline United Airlines adds three new destinations to its network of international flights this summer. From July 1, the company will operate services from Washington Dulles Airport to Athens, from Newark Liberty to Dubrovnik, Croatia, and from Chicago O’Hare to Reykjavik, Iceland. […]

Art Space: Wines and Art, in Santorini

Welcoming Art Space Winery to our Eshop, which now hosts wines from 19 Santorini wineries, we offer, until the end of March 2021, a 15% discount on its wines. To secure it, use the coupon artspace15 in your cart. The Art Space Winery was transformed and reopened in Exo Gonia of Santorini in 1999, by […]

COVID-19: Greece is opening the borders to tourism in mid-May

Update: Check out the latest announcements on what will change with the opening of tourism on the 14th of May here! Great news for the summer travelers! With the slogan “All you want is Greece“, the Greek Tourism Minister Harris Theocharis is welcoming the tourism season of 2021. He announced this week that, this summer, […]

Santorini Airport: Renovated and ready to welcome passengers with new services, more comfort, and more choices

This year’s tourist season will be welcomed in Santorini with a completely renovated airport that will offer a very pleasant experience to travelers on their arrival and departure on the island. As part of its mandate for taking over management and operations at Santorini airport -among 14 airports in total – Fraport Greece realized a […]

Assyrtiko de Louros BIO Vintage 2019 is loading!

Since 2011, “Assyrtiko De Louros” has been the most exclusive wine of  Hatzidakis Winery. Haridimos Hatzidakis, always a pioneer, paid careful attention to the variety and the vineyard, making a wine that held all the knowledge and expression of the terroir in a bottle of wine sourced exclusively from one specific vineyard. Having a long […]

Vassaltis Vineyards, the latest addition to Santorini’s long, winemaking history

While being in Santorini and taking a winery tour to discover the hidden gems of the island, you will find Vassaltis Vineyards, the newest winery in Santorini, in Vourvoulos area, on the road to Oia. Its name was inspired by the black volcanic rock formed by the cooling of the vassaltic lava that covered the island of Santorini. […]

Thalassitis Submerged 2016 and the underwater Cellar of Gaia Wines

Since 2009, every year Gaia Wines submerges around 500 bottles of the current vintage of “Thalassitis” just off the east coast of Santorini. Down there, under ideal conditions of stable temperature, they let them age, away from the light and unaffected by oxygen. Today, at 20m depth, an underwater cellar is formed, which at any […]