Tasting Rhodes: Cooking Class, Wine Tasting & more in an Authentic Greek village

9 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

On this tour you will discover the culture and customs of Rhodes through its gastronomical and culinary traditions. Tasting Rhodes helps you dive deep into the culture and customs of the island where Food and Drink are concerned. Let your taste buds be amazed on this introduction to all things Greek! An unforgettable experience where you get to try the wine and cuisine of Rhodes. You even get in on the action with your cookery class! Highlights of Taste of Rhodes: Visit a traditional village on the foothills of Mt Profitis Ilias, in the central part of Rhodes Island Visit a women’s agricultural cooperative and a traditional "Kafeneion" Enjoy some wine tasting in a small local winery Learn how to cook Greek recipes and Rhodian specialities first-hand with an expert cook!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Trekking Hellas Rhodes

The tour starts in the unspoilt mountain village of Apollona nestled on the foothills of Profitis Ilias.
First, you will stop for a quick tour of an all-women’s agricultural co-operative and learn how these proud, resourceful women run their enterprise and why they decided to do so. Here you will see them making one of their local delicacies and be introduced to all their products.
From there, after a relaxing walk through the village, you will visit a local winery and learn about various Rhodian grape varieties. Here, after sampling some local wines you will understand first-hand why Rhodes produces many award-winning wines.
The highlight of the tour will be a cooking class from an expert local cook in the village who will share her secrets in making traditional, famous Greek dishes including tzatziki and aubergine salad. Learn how to make dolmadakia and Greek cheese pies too!
Finally, you conclude your time in Apollona by feasting on the exceptional lunch that you and your fellow cooks have lovingly prepared.
Before you leave Apollona, you will visit a traditional Greek Kafeneion and learn how to prepare the most traditional Greek Coffee and of course sample one for yourselves!
This site uses cookies to improve your experience. By continuing to browse you agree to the use of cookies. Learn more in our Privacy Policy.