Olive Oil Private Experience in Santorini

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  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2.5 hr

Discover Greek culture through taste and the flavours of Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) by joining us for a truly memorable experience travelling through the world of EVOO and its intrinsic relation to the Mediterranean diet renowned for its health benefits and culinary versatility. Find your way to taste with carefully chosen interactive exercises to help you distinguish a defective olive oil from an extra virgin olive oil. Discover how to taste an olive oil and get acquainted with different varieties from all around Greece and learn about their gastronomic value by combining them with freshly prepared mouth-watering culinary creations.

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Operated by: Olive Oil Private Experience in Santorini

Discover Greek culture through taste and the flavours of Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil by joining us for a truly memorable experience travelling through the world of EVOO and its intrinsic relation to the Mediterranean diet renowned for its health benefits and culinary versatility.

What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?
What are the differences between a seed oil and EVOO?
How can one distinguish a defective olive oil from an EVOO?
What is an EVOO sensory evaluation?
Are all EVOOs the same?
How do different olive varieties influence the taste of food?

All these questions will find a reply in our olive oil tasting experience with our olive oil sommelier, lasting a bit more than 2 hours, organized in a series of carefully designed exercises which include: the olive oil tasting technique or sensory analysis, a prerequisite in order to categorize olive oil, the importance of EVOO in the Mediterranean diet and the benefits to human health, widespread myths and facts about olive oil and discovering 7 different olive varieties from all around Greece and combining them with a variety of foods especially prepared by our chef with fresh ingredients straight from the garden.
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