Monemvasia Winery, Vellies, Monemvasia, Peloponnese

Monemvasia Winery

Except for its legendary Castle, Monemvasia (or Malvasia), was famous in the Middle Ages for its renowned wine. Monemvasian merchants traveled to the large commercial centers of the Mediterranean trading their wine, which was sold by the Venetians and the Genovese mer-chants under the name “MALVASIA”. The temperate coastal climate in combination with the soil composition were the exceptional features that gave MALVASIA wine its unique quality.

Monemvasia Winery, G.Tsibidis & Co, was founded on 20 September 1997 in Monemvasia of Lakonia by G.Tsibidis. This initiative was part of a wider business plan with a clear objective: the revival of the Malvasia wine in its birth place. The winery covers a number of activities from historical research to vine search, vine growing, wine making, bottling, distribution, promotion and trading. Now we are close to reach our primary goal, as our wine PDO Monemvasia – Malvasia 2010 of will be bottled for the first time at the end of 2013 after 3 years of aging.

Today, Monemvasia Winery of G. Tsimpidis worthily continues the long wine-growing tradition of the region, featuring 300 acres of private vineyards with local varieties: Monemvasia, Asproudes, Kydonitsa, Assyrtiko, Limniona, Aghiorghitiko, Mavroudi, Moschofilero, Roditis.

Monemvasia Winery has set up a wine making plant, processing grapes from its own vines as well as from the wider area, producing wines traded under the fol-lowing names: Monemvasios, Laloudi, Maleatis, Kastropolitia, Asyrtiko, Kidonitsa, Asproudi, Fileri, Anthosmias, Metropolis, 300, Monemvasia-Malvasia among others.

You may taste our wines when visiting Monemvasia or in selected stores in Athens and the rest of Greece. You can also visit us in our winery, locatedin the village of Vellies, close to Monemavsia where you can taste and purchase our wines.

Vellies, Monemvasia

Tel:+30 27320 53096

Web:http://www.malvasiawines.gr

Email:info@malvasiawines.gr

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Private Wine Tour in Santorini

Private Wine Tour in Santorini

Sip your way around Santorini on a private day or sunset wine tour, visiting 3 traditional wineries across the island.
Learn about the Assyrtiko grape and chat with your private guide about the history of wine production on the island that exists for centuries. Hear about Santorini’s island viticulture on the volcanic soils and sample up to 12 different varietals of the island’s award-winning volcanic wines. Enjoy private cellars tours at each of the wineries and savor local specialties alongside wine tastings, on a customized tour of the Santorini’s countryside. 

       Highlights:

  • 4,5-Hour private Santorini wine tour, led by a wine-expert guide/ sommelier.

  • Visit three of the island’s traditional wineries and learn about Santorini’s winemaking.

  • Taste 12 different varietals of Santorini wine, from crisp Assyrtiko’s to sublime sweet “Vinsanto” wines.

  • Sample local cheese, salami and olives alongside wine tastings.

  • Admire the charming landscape of the countryside filled with scenic villages and rolling hills.

  • Take the day version and make an extra stop at the “Donkey Brewery” to sample the local beer.

  • Take the sunset version and enjoy the world-famous sunset of Santorini during wine tastings on the caldera cliffs.

  • The itinerary can be customized on the spot by your private guide to meet your interests or include additional stops.

    *The brewery remains closed on Sundays, tour will continue to next vineyard.

      What is Included:

  • Pick up & drop-off at your Santorini Hotel or Fira town (Cruise port)

  • 4,5-Hour private wine tour in Santorini led by a wine expert guide.

  • Wine tasting of 12 different wine styles from Santorini and Greece.

  • Private cellars tour at each of the wineries.

  • Mini private wine-tasting tutorial of Greek wines.

  • Assortment plate of local snacks to eat alongside wine tastings.

  • All taxes.

  • Admissions and tasting fees at the wineries.

Additional Information:
This is a private tour that can accommodate 2 up to 8 guests. The rate is total, not per person.
Duration 4,5 hours approx. Departs daily at 10.30 am & 16:00 pm approx from April 1st to November 10, every year.

Santorini Wine Adventure Tours
Wine & Gastronomy specialized travel agency
Santorini island, Greece

Tel:        (+30) 6932 960062 , (+30) 22860 34123

Fax:       (+30) 22860 34123

Email:    info@winetoursantorini.com

http://www.winetoursantorini.com