Even though everyone associates Greek with sirtaki and sandy beaches, you can’t forget to mention wine. Going wine tasting on Mykonos is a perfect way to make your trip memorable and authentic. On tours that last approximately 2 to 3 hours, you can get the opportunity to drink tasty wines, listen to traditional music, and try typical Mykonian appetizers.
What Should You Know About Mykonian Viticulture?
During the drive from the JMK airport to their Mykonos villa, tourists immediately notice the breathtaking landscape and nature of this small Cycladic island. What enhances the beauty of this destination is the picturesque organic vineyards. The locals put a lot of effort into making the best wine out of these grape varieties:
- Cabernet Sauvignon.
The Mediterranean climate, the terrain, and the traditional method of production have contributed to the production of one of the most exquisite wines. Their commercial viticulture began in the 90s and has gained more attention since the party island has attracted many tourists from all over the world. So, an ideal way to make your trip extravagant is to go on wine-tasting tours on Mykonos and get a glimpse of the wine-making process in Greece.
Go Wine Tasting in Mykonos for a Day – Here Are Our Top Picks
You might be wondering what the best Mykonos wine-tasting tours are. We’ve picked a few organized tours and one interesting workshop that you can schedule when you get to your villa. Here is our list of the top picks.
Wine Tasting Tour at a Mykonian Farm
This guided tour will take you to the heart of the destination, to one of the gorgeous farms on the island, where four wines are served to tourists. Apart from drinking, one can taste the local food and learn how to determine what wines are of high quality.
The tour starts at 12 o’clock and ends at 6. You will be picked up from one of the luxury villas on Mykonos and taken to the Mykonian Farm, where you will taste and learn about the old and new viticulture. This tour, which includes a guide who speaks English, costs 75 euros, but if your accommodation is closer to Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, or Super Paradise Beach, you will be charged extra 10 euros for pick up and drop off.
Greek Wine Tasting on the Beach With a Sommelier – Visit a Secret Mykonos Beach for a Day
A combination of sweet red wines, finger foods, and beautiful Mykonian beaches makes for an authentic and memorable bohemian experience. You will get to enjoy homemade cheeses and 5 different types of rare wines. Guests are asked to wear beachwear and a sun hat since they will be lounging on a beach.
A sommelier will tell you all about the drink of Gods on a secret beach location where you can enjoy a magnificent view with a glass in your hand in complete privacy. The tour’s cost starts at 130 euros per person, and it lasts about 2 hours. It’s available both in English and in Greek language.
From Ano Mera: Day Tour & Wine Tasting With Lunch at a Farm Workshop – Step Into the Greek Countryside
Ano Mera village is close to Mykonos town, and this wine-tasting event is actually a workshop organized on a farm in this small scenic village. The general idea is to learn about traditional recipes, taste three wine varieties, and have lunch. You will have the opportunity to watch a famous cook Miltos Karoubas prepare two delicious recipes. Apart from wines, you can have food with raki and juices. The workshop costs 110 euros per person and lasts about 5 hours. The host will be speaking English. Tours at this vineyard are also in English.
A Short Wine Tour of Vioma Organic Vineyard
The Vioma Organic Farm is one of the best well-known vineyards on the island. Getting lost in the nature and serenity it offers is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the streets in Chora. A local wine tour is organized here regularly.
Travelers get to enjoy classical music and organic wines at Vioma Organic Farm. You will go through the vineyard and get to pet some of the domestic animals. This is something suitable for families with children, and it lasts for about two to three hours.
Have a Drink While Watching the Sunset From One of the Mykonos Villas for Rental
If you don’t have time to spend half of the day at vineyards, you can still buy a bottle of the most exquisite beverage in Greece and drink it while watching the sunset from one of the luxury villas on Mykonos. What is more, your concierge on Mykonos can bring you a bottle. We recommend requesting rosés such as Miraval and Whispering Angel.
Miraval rosé will provide you with freshness and a fruity taste, and Whispering Angel rosé with a sophisticated and herbal flavor. Incredible choices would also be Assyrtiko from Santorini island and Malagousia from Northern Greece. However, if you want something special, ask your Mykonos concierge to recommend something exquisite. Bear in mind that you can take a bottle or two home as a souvenir.
Request a Bottle of the Finest Greek Wine From a Chef During a Rhenia-Delos Yacht Cruise
Don’t forget to order the finest beverage from a private chef while on a Mykonos yacht rental. You’ll be served fantastic and tasty traditional dishes, and you can choose to order champagne, raki, juices, and wine. Apart from swimming in the Aegean Sea, taking Instagram photos, and sunbathing on your yacht, experience what it’s like to have a sip of an original Mykonian label.
Book Your Luxury Mykonos Villa Today and Get Ready for the Summer of Your Dreams
Enjoying well-renowned wines on guided tours that will take you to the countryside of this small Cycladic island will be a memorable experience. However, first, you’d have to book your accommodation. The Ace VIP team can take care of this part of your vacation. We offer concierge VIP services on Mykonos, luxury Mykonos villas for rent, private jets, and yacht rental on Mykonos. Contact us and pick one of the best-equipped villas where you’ll feel at home. It’s high time you start preparing for a summer adventure and exploring all that Greece has to offer.