Go wine tasting in Mykonos The Greek island of Mykonos is located in the Aegean where it is one of the most popular destinations. This is a great place for people of all ages, and while it's known for its party culture, there's a lot to do here! Part of what draws people to the island is the wine produced there. Here is what you should know about wine and wine tasting in Mykonos. Types of wines in Mykonos Wine produced on the island of Mykonos is most often labeled as being from the Cyclades or the Aegean, and not specifically from Mykonos. Wine is believed to have been produced on Myonos since the island was first settled, but not commercially produced until the 1990s. The Mediterranean climate of Mykonos is ideal for growing vineyards. During the summer months, cool winds from the north blow over the vineyards, which is advantageous on especially hot days. During the winter months, southerly winds warm the vineyards. One of the wines produced in Mykonos is the Paraportiano white wine, made from assyrtiko and atiri. This is a classic white vinification that combines fruity and citrus aromas and has a mild taste. Veggera In Rose is a rosé wine made from the red Mandilaria grape. This wine has a delicate aroma and aftertaste reminiscent of a peach. Heliophilos is a sweet red wine made from Malagousia, Monemvasia and Mandilari grapes. Visit a winery in Mykonos Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm is a vineyard and farm that grows grapes, wines, honey, organic seasonal vegetables and Mediterranean herbs. The Vioma vineyard is home to Aegean varieties including Aghiannitis, Atiri, Assyrtiko, Mandilaria, Malagousia and Monemvasia. During a wine tasting at Vioma Organic Farm, you will encounter Mao's 19th-century monastery vineyard. There you will experience the most authentic wine tasting as well as food from the farm to the table. They even offer a free wine tour in English. If you are traveling with children, this is the perfect place for them as they can watch and play with the animals that live on the farm. Book a tasting tour When spending time in Mykonos, be sure to book a wine tasting tour to complete your island experience. One wine tasting option is to visit a liquor store or liquor store that has a selection of local and nearby wines. If a store offers wine tastings, you can be sure they will be able to tell you about what you are drinking. This environment is also convenient for buying any wine you like and want to take home. Another option for wine tasting in Mykonos is a tour and wine tasting. A tour of this nature can take you to an olive grove, a winery, and a wine press so you can see how the wine comes from the ground into your glass. At the end of the tour, you will find yourself in a local tavern where you will not only taste unique wines, but also spend time interacting with the locals.