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Santorini Vinsanto red wine scrub soap, with grapeseed oil and seeds.

Santorini Vinsanto wine red scrub soap, with grape seed oil and seeds.

Santorini Vinsanto red wine scrub soap


Vinsanto red wine Scrub Soap.

What makes Vinsanto red wine Scrub Soap the perfect all round skin care solution is the fact that it comes with the qualities of olive oil and red grape seeds. If this soap is regularly used, the skin will undoubtedly look fresh and smooth.

Let’s take a quick look at the qualities of this red scrub soap:

Santorini Vinsanto red wine scrub soap
Santorini Vinsanto red wine scrub soap
  • This red wine scrub soap provides the ultimate anti-ageing care. This soap carries several astringent properties that help to keep the skin tight. To add to this, this soap can be the perfect choice for those who are suffering from acne and skin allergies.
  • Filled with the richness of genuine olive and red grape seed oil, it helps to reduce wrinkles, stretch marks, and dark spots.
  • This red scrub soap comes with the perfect balance of Vitamin E and C and carries a high amount of minerals and antioxidants. Needless to say that this soap is extremely effective in reducing the skin damage caused by the sun.

Vinsanto is the most famous Santorini dessert wine, produced in limited quantity and it represents an important part of Santorini’s history. The Santorini’s Vinsanto is made in a passito style from grapes dried in the sun after harvest.

Vinsanto is an ancient winemaking tradition of Santorini that dates back thousands of years and represents an important part of Santorini’s history.

Santorini vinsanto red wine grapes
Santorini Vinsanto red wine grapes

In order for a wine to be labelled Vinsanto in Santorini the wine must be predominately made from the Assyrtiko grape—at least 51%, the remaining 49% is made up of Athiri and Aidani and some small amounts of locally grown white varieties. Vinsanto does not undergo any chaptalization and is made up only of the natural sugars and acids of the grapes. Vinsanto is made from late harvested grapes that have been dried in the sun for 12–14 days. They are then crushed and fermented and are then aged for a minimum of 24 months in oak barrels. Vinsanto must achieve a minimum of 9% abv.

Vinsanto is known for its golden-orange to dark amber colouring with a complex bouquet of dried apricots, golden raisins and other dried fruits combined with sweet spice and an underlying minerality. Although it is classified as a dessert wine, the high acid of the Assyrtiko and other indigenous grapes are grown on the island balance the sugar content to produce an extremely palatable drink that can be paired with a variety of foods.

Grape drying to make Vinsanto red wine for our red wine scrub soaps.
Grape drying to make Vinsanto red wine for our red wine scrub soaps.

The winemaking style of vin santo can also be found throughout Italy and has historically been known as Italy’s “Holy Wine.” However, its origins partially lie in Santorini. Santorini was used as a trading port through much of history but produced very little goods themselves. Only with the Venetian domination, the island focused on the cultivation of wine that would be exported from the island throughout the Mediterranean. Packages taken from the island were labelled, “Santo,” to denote their origin. Wine from the island was denoted, “vin” or “vino” (the Italian word for “wine”) to denote the packages contents; thus, the term “Vinsanto” was born.

Santorini Vinsanto red wines, for our amazing red wine scrub soap.
Santorini Vinsanto red wines, for our amazing red wine scrub soap.


In 2002, the EU determined that there was enough information to name Santorini, Greece as Vinsanto’s place of origin thus granting the island exclusive rights to the use of the name Vinsanto on its sweet wines. Italy may still use vin santo or vino santo to denote its winemaking style. Laying down certain rules for applying Council Regulation as regards the description, designation, presentation and protection of certain wine sector products.


Ingredients of our Santorini Vinsanto red scrub soap, with grapeseed oil and seeds; Sodium Palmate, Aqua, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Coconut Acid, Parfum, Sodium Chloride, Olea Europea Fruit Oil, Vitis Vinifera Extract, Papaver somniferum seed, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Mica, Vitis Vinifera Seed Powder, Sodium sulfate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Linalool, Geraniol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional.


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