Boutari Winery in Megalochori, Santorini

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Updated: June 10, 2019

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Table set for wine tasting at Boutari WInery on Santorini

Boutari Winery is located in the Santorini village of Megalochori.

A pioneer in winemaking, Boutari is Greece’s most historical wine company, dating back to 1879. In the early 1980s, Boutari brought its experience and innovative winemaking strategies to Santorini and in 1990 was the first winery in Greece to open its doors to the public for organized wine tasting and tours. The indigenous grape in Santorini is Assyrtiko, which Boutari uses on its own or in combination with Athiri and Aidani grapes. In addition to Santorini, Boutari has winery locations in Naoussa, Goumenissa, Mantinia, Attica, and Crete.

Boutari Winery Santorini Hours and Information

  • Season: Open year round.
  • Hours: 10am to 7pm April to October, 10am to 3pm November to March.
  • Website: www.boutariwinerysantorini.gr
  • Location: Megalochori 847 00
  • Telephone: +30 22860 81011
  • Restaurant: On-site indoor restaurant on site offers 5 traditional plates using local ingredients.
  • View: View of Akrotiri.
  • Tours: Daily wine tours available. Drop-ins welcome but reservations are recommended. You can book online or by calling. Various tours are available ranging from 5-8 wines, with and without food pairing, that range from €15 for 45 minutes to €85 for 90 minutes.
  • Parking: Plenty of on-site parking available.
  • Bus: Boutari Winery is a short walk from the Megalochori bus stop. Some routes are direct to Megalochori, otherwise transfer in Fira.

Boutari Winery Santorini

Entrance to Boutari Winery in Santorini

Santorini’s Boutari Winery is open year-round for tours and tastings.

The tasting room at Boutari Winery, Santorini

There are five different options for tasting tours, ranging from €15 (45 minutes) to €85 (90 minutes). Drop-ins are welcome, but reservations are recommended.

Vineyard at Boutari Winery in Megalochori, Santorini.

All tours include a trip to the Boutari vineyards.

Amphitheater in Boutari WInery, Santorini

Boutari’s unique dome-enclosed amphitheater is used for large tours and classes.

Gift shop in Boutari Winery, Santorini

The Boutari Winery boutique.

Parking lot of Boutari WInery in Santorini

Boutari’s large parking lot.

Megalochori bus stop, with signage pointing to Boutari Winery.

The bus stop in Megalochori is a short but somewhat tricky/stressful walk from Boutari Winery – it’s along the road and there are no sidewalks.

Bus shelter in Megalochori Santorini

A sign on the side of the bus shelter points the way.

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