Category Archives: Santorini island news

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

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, Greece will be open for tourism for travelers that are vaccinated, have recovered, or test negative for the Covid-19. During the […]

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 […]

CAA Greece: International and domestic flights during the new lock-down

If you have planned a trip to Greece during November, the new lock-down is making travel a more complicated than we have hoped for. Here are some details on what flights are allowed, domestic and international, as well as what papers and tests need to be completed before the flight. The Civil Aviation Authority has […]

To Magnum or not to Magnum?

Our cellar is, usually, full of our favorite wines but let’s admit it; Magnum wine bottles are what we are looking for on our exceptional occasions. Magnums look impressive as the centerpiece of our dinner table and reveal the feeling of generosity and conviviality at special birthday gatherings or festive period celebrations! Scientists also confirm […]

Spoil yourself with a glass of Hatzidakis (Santorini) Wine!

Hatzidakis winery was founded in 1997 by Haridimos Hatzidakis and Constantina Chryssou. The story started in 1996 when Constantina showed to Haridimos the vineyard of her family at the village of Pyrgos Kallistis that remained uncultivated by that time. Haridimos was the first who took the decision to re-cultivate the vineyard and the rest is history. The vineyard was cultivated with […]