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Olive Oil Tasting and Pairing in Mykonos

From £70 per person

Greece

2 Hours

Private group

Olive Oil Tasting and Pairing in Mykonos

What You'll Do

Indulge in a Mykonos olive oil tasting, where you will be introduced to world-renowned Greek olive oil varieties accompanied by a fun food-pairing activity!

Embark on this Greek culinary adventure, that will teach you about the local eating habits, as well as educate you on the benefits of Greek olive oil. You will even have the chance to try some local snacks!

Led by an olive oil expert and a professional chef, uncover the secrets of the Mediterranean diet and learn the role of olive oil to holistic health, beauty, and wellness while tasting some superior, award-winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

During the tasting, you will try many different varieties of olive oil and discover how to distinguish them, learning all about the growing and production process along the way.

Enrich your experience with an entertaining food pairing activity, along with a professional chef showing you how to better combine mouthwatering Greek flavours with each olive oil variety. This is sure to be an unforgettable experience, that will truly immerse you in the Greek culture and cuisine.

Experience
Highlights

Immerse yourself in the local culture and gastronomy

Enjoy a food pairing activity with delicious Greek snacks

Learn from the professional chef and olive oil expert

Your Local Host:

Nikos

Nikos and his team of local expert guides have a simple but strong ethos. They want you to truly experience Greece in the most authentic way possible. Their experiences are made up of exciting bespoke & themed tours around Athens and the islands that show you the real Greece and unforgettable gastronomic experiences that their Greek grandmothers would be proud of. Nikos and his team will do whatever it takes to make sure you have the private tour exactly how you like it, with all things authentic and off the beaten track. They can't wait to show you around their home!

Location Information

This experience will take place in the beautiful Mykonos, and you will be trying some of the local olive oils first hand!

  • Tasting of 8 different kinds of olive oil
  • Snacks for the food pairing activity in small bowls
  • Water and apples to clean your palate
  • Service by trained waiters
  • Photos from the participation of the event

FAQs

You will be tasting 5 extra virgin olive oils from different Greek varieties, all awarded in international competitions, and 3 less special ones to learn the difference.

You will have the chance to try and pair traditional fava ( split-pea dip), Greek salad, chicken and local yoghurt with the olive oils.

Children 10 years old or over can participate in this workshop, making this a perfect family experience!

Please let us know and we will do our best to provide alternatives where possible.