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 […]

Cheers with a glass of red Santorini wine!

Having been picked out among the most famous wines of the world, Santorini is proud to hold numerous awards for its wines. Assyrtiko, Vinsanto, and Aidani have gained the love of wine lovers worldwide. Did you know, though, that also Mavrotragano, Voudomato, and Mandilaria are among the red varieties that will stay with you even when you leave Santorini and taste other […]

My Santorini “Single Vineyard” Wines

You may have noticed the reference ‘Single Vineyard’ on the label of that fantastic Santorini wine you were enjoying with the best company but…did you know what this was about? The term “Single Vineyard” comes along with the name of the Vineyard where the grapes came from and refers to wines that were made from […]