Tinos – the tasting notes

Granite boulders in Volacus vineyard

Tinians and incomers are putting their heart, soul and money into new projects on this beautiful Aegean island. See The Tinos renaissance for the background to their stories.

The wineries are presented in the order I visited them during my short stay of little more than 24 hours on the island.


Volacus is a relatively new project established by Tinos-born Mihalis Kontizas and his wife Eirini Dellatola with the support of consultant Ilias Roussakis. Volacus is named after the granite rocks, or volakes (right), that mark this landscape near the village of Falatados in the centre of the island and have...