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Olive Oil Tasting in Mykonos

food tasting

Olive Oil Tasting in Mykonos

4 reviews
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
food tasting

Olive Oil Tasting in Mykonos

food tasting

Olive Oil Tasting in Mykonos

4 reviews
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Want to taste Greece? Take advantage of your stay in Mykonos and learn everything about Olive Oil and Mediterranean Diet. During this workshop, you will learn how to smell and taste in order to discover the incredible flavors of fine Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oils. You will participate in a sensory analysis procedure (used by professionals to categorize olive oil), that will help you understand the true meaning of “extra virgin” as well as how to describe an olive oil correctly with terms such as “fruity”, “bitter” and “spicy”. You will discover how to recognize a defective olive oil from a good one as well as how to correctly combine specific olive oils with different foods in order to transform a simple dish into something extraordinary simply by using the right olive oil. We are going to take your palate a tasting trip around Greece by tasting 5 extra virgin olive oils from different areas of the country. This workshop also aims to introduce you to the uniqueness of the Mediterranean Diet and all the health & beauty benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO), that can transform your life forever. Want to become an Olive Oil Sommelier for a day? Join the most authentic experience on the island. Unfold your senses and let's get started!

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Your host

Learn more about Anita

Anita

Anita is an Agricultural Engineer, Expert in Virgin Olive Oil Tasting by the University of Jaen in Spain and a Holistic Wellness Coach. After 20 years in the corporate world, she has decided to leave behind her training career in natural cosmetics in Athens and move to Mykonos to follow her calling for spreading awareness on how people can live a healthier and longer life with a full heart. Olive Oil is her great passion, is Greece's liquid gold, a main culinary ingredient consumed every day & a health elixir. She believes that learning how to recognize, select & consume good olive oil, is one of the most valuable pieces of knowledge that one can offer himself since olive oil is not only the most important cooking staple but a blessed product that can transform lives!

What's included

Food
Snacks to match with different olive oils for the food pairing activity, full lunch is not included
Drinks
5 Extra Virgin Olive Oils (EVOO's) from every corner of Greece and 3 defective oils for educational purposes
Equipment
Certificate of Attendance

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Where you'll be

Group Olive Oil Tasting Workshops will take place at Pyli Restaurant in Agios Ioannis Diakoftis Beach during the summer season months (15th of May - 15th of October). Olive oil tastings during the rest of the season will take place in another restaurant that will be announced to you in a private message after the booking. Mykonos Olive Oil Tasting also offers Private Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting Events in villas, yachts, beaches, etc.

This experience is available starting April 04, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through Friday, April 3rd due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend. There is no need for prior experience. Guests should only bring their senses!

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Duration of the event is 2 h Children from 10 years old can participate in the event and pay the whole fee since they try the same amount of olive oil and food Maximum number of participants per group is 15, the minimum is 2 Please inform us of any allergies or dietary requirement
Anita
Olive Oil Tasting in Mykonos
4 reviews
From $128/person
4 reviews
From $128/person