A charming winery in the village of Megalochori, featuring traditional Cycladic architecture and offering gorgeous views of the caldera and volcanic cliffs. Venetsanos offers a handful of wines for tasting, using mostly Assyrtiko and Mandilaria grapes. An a la carte menu with a variety of cheeses and some traditional food items like dolmathes is available to accompany tastings, and served as dinner on their Sunset Terrace from May to mid-October. Open daily most of the year from 10am, with tours offered hourly (closed December 15-January 15 and Sundays November-March). Make a reservation in advance by telephone or online (48 hours notice), as it does get busy. Plenty of on-site parking is available, and Venetsanos is accessible via bus on Fira-Perissa or Megalochori routes.
Venetsanos Winery Santorini Hours and Information
- Season: Open most of the year, with limited hours in winter. Closed December 15th – January 15th
- Hours: 10am-8pm daily in April; 10am-9pm daily May to October; 10am-4pm Monday to Saturday November through March; Closed December 15th – January 15th.
- Website: venetsanoswinery.com
- Location: Caldera Megalochori, Santorini Island 847 00
- Telephone: +30 2286 021100
- Restaurant: A variety of cheeses and some traditional food items like dolmathes are available in the main hall terrace to accompany tastings. Sunset Terrace restaurant is open daily from 6pm-10pm May 1st to October 15th, closed October 16th through April. Reservations are recommended. Call ahead or book online (14 hours in advance).
- View: Excellent views of caldera and volcanic cliffs.
- Tours & Tastings: Wine tastings are held in the main hall terrace. Tours start at 6€ per person (20 minutes), and tastings start at 15€ per person.
- Parking: Plenty of on-site parking available.
- Bus: Accessible on the Fira – Perissa or Megalochori routes. When boarding the bus, ask the driver to make a stop at Venetsanos. From the bus stop, it’s a 3-minute walk walk to the winery.
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