There’s nothing quite as enchanting as a vacation in one of the world’s greatest wine and food islands, Santorini
. The renowned sunset of Santorini and the deep blue of the Aegean Sea along with island’s whitewashed cave-like houses serve as the ideal backdrop for tasting some of the best vintages and Mediterranean flavors.
And while more and more traditional taverns and gourmet restaurants seem to sprout up every year, some luxury boutique hotels in Santorini
will always set the standard for upscale wine and gastronomic experiences.Wine Tasting in Santorini
Even from ancient times, the wine of Santorini
was famous all over the Mediterranean, and even today, many wine lovers will find it in many countries around the world. Especially known are its indigenous grape varieties, Assyrtiko, Athiri, and Aidiani, Mavrotragano and Nychteri, while the most famous is Vinsanto.
However, the best wine experiences are shared with friends and family and what’s better than visiting together one of the many wineries of Santorini? Most of them welcome you, showcasing their premises and production line, while special areas for wine tasting will guide you to the secrets of this volcanic and excellent quality wine.Food in Santorini
you will taste all the traditional Greek delights, reinforced and enhanced by local recipes and products.
Some of the most exceptional dishes you must-try in Santorini are the healthy dish fava
, a yellow split pea purée usually served warm with olive oil and lemon, the local vegetarian appetizer ntomatokeftedes
, a mixture of Santorini tomatoes and aromatic herbs fried in hot olive oil, and melitinia,
a tasty sweet cheese pie made with fresh mizithra cheese, sugar, and mastiha
In this Santorini Food Guide, you will find the best boutique hotels in Santorini
offering gastronomic delights and wine tasting experiences, and the best restaurants to enjoy the island’s healthy and delicious cuisine.