An Epicurean Journey Through Greece

Travel through Greece as we encounter some of the most enchanting culinary moments, experience authentic cooking traditions and explore delicious native ingredients. We journey through the rich Grecian gastronomy through the eyes of photographer Jo Yee.

Churches

1. Santorini's Iconic Churches

Wandering through the small winding alleys of picturesque Megalohori.

Vineyards

2. The Distinctive Santorinian Volcanic Soil Vineyards

Since ancient times, wine production has been essential to the Santorini region.

Classes

3. Taking Classes At Alati Restaurant

What better way to understand the relationship of local ingredients and spices than a cooking class with the Executive Chef.

Lunch
Octopus with eggplant salad

4. Octopus & Eggplant Salad

The looks are exciting, the taste was invigorating.

Dining

5. Dining Poolside

White ‘Assyrtiko’ wine makes a perfect pairing for mouthwatering seafood poolside.

Wine Tasting

6. Wine Tasting At Canava Wine Bar

The 400 year-old winery at Vedema Resort provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable wine tasting experience.

Discoveries
  • Oia to watch the sunrise

    Oia is a traditional settlement on the Caldera cliffs of Santorini and it is one of the most famous villages on the island due to its magical sunrise and sunset views.

  • Signature Breakfast at Mystique Hotel

    Start your day with the delicious signature breakfast at Mystique Hotel.

  • Dinner & Cocktails at ASEA lounge Restaurant & Bar at Mystique Hotel

    Experience a new, gastronomic culture, with influence from the sea. Simplicity with a twist characterizes the sushi selection, which highlights the exceptional quality of the fresh seafood locally sourced on a daily basis.

  • Sunset at Firostefani

    Firostefani lies to the north of Fira, offering amazing views and another perspective of Santorini volcano. One can enjoy the magnificent sight of Fira itself and the breathtaking sunset in the evening.

  • Gavalas winery at Megalohori village Santorini

    Gavalas winery is one of the oldest on the island of Santorini and is a key part of the wine making tradition.

  • Wine Tasting at Canava Wine Cellar at Vedema Resort

    Descend into the romantic 400-year-old catacomb that now houses the Canava Wine Bar and take advantage of world-class vintages hand-picked by the owner of Vedema resort and wine specialists.

  • Cooking Class at Alati Restaurant at Vedema Resort

    Expand your knowledge and skills by getting familiarized with the Santorinian cuisine; learn how to prepare a full Santorinian meal from the experienced executive Chef of Vedema Resort, Melina Chomata.

  • Emporion village to explore the old fortified village

    Emporio is a village with a strong medieval character and most of the houses have been well-preserved. At the entrance of the village stand two lovely, blue domed Cycladic churches with impressive bell towers that dominate Emporio.

  • Red Beach

    Red beach is located in the Akrotiri area and is well known for the unique colour of the sand and the hill behind it.

  • Eros Beach

    Eros is located north of Vlihada beach at the south part of Santorini and it is organized with umbrellas, sunbeds and beach volley.

  • Perivolos beach

    The picturesque beach of Perivolos distinguishes for its sparkling azure blue waters and tranquil atmosphere. On the beachfront there are numerous taverns, pubs and restaurants serving fresh fish and local delicacies.

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Meet Joanna Yee

Jo Yee is a food and travel photographer based in London.

Joanna Yee

The Epicurean Explorer

She has a penchant for intriguing food stories which has taken her across the globe to countries including New Zealand, Morocco, Spain, the Czech Republic and more recently Greece. In addition to photography she enjoys cooking and writing for her blog candids by Jo.

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Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort, Santorini

Tucked away within the medieval village of Megalohori, the enchanting Vedema, A Luxury Collection Resort, has evolved from a 400-year-old wine cellar and a 100-year-old mansion into an authentic, Cycladic-styled property.