About the winery
Domaine Vasaltis is the genius brainchild of 3 new young winemakers who have brought their explosive passion and endless days and nights of work to bear fruits on the island of Santorini, one of the most famous touristic destinations not just of Greece but of the world. John Valampous, Elias Roussakis and John Papaoikonomou, were ready to take the risk and invest at times of trouble for the Greek economy and it looks like the result was very rewarding.The name of their winery was inspired by the name of the basaltic lava that covered the island during the volcanic eruption that virtually stopped the world 4000 years ago. Domaine Vasaltis has built its reputation rapidly in Greece and abroad with some great wines that are becoming famous for their special aromatic character and amazing minerality. With yields kept as low as 150-200 kg/ha condensation is excellent. Since stay on the lees for 6 months with regular batonnage is a one way road for this winery the complexity and richness of the end product is remarkable. For a newcomer Domaine Vasaltis has done an impressive job and it is no surprise that its wines are positioned today amongst the island’s top.