Olive Oil Tasting in Mykonos
Olive oil has a rich history in Greece. It’s a huge part of the tradition and culture, flowing through the country’s heritage for thousands of years.
Olive oil tasting is a wonderful activity for the whole family. Not only will you learn more about ‘Greek liquid gold,’ but you’ll learn how to use your sense of taste to the fullest.
On this tour, you’ll first learn the basic principles of tasting, which begins with understanding the differences between extra virgin olive oil and another base oil. In addition, you will find out how to describe the taste and color of the olive oil. All this can help you to tell the difference between a good olive oil or a poor one – a skill that may come in handy in the future.
The tasting is enriched with a special talk from an olive oil expert, who will explain the rich history of the product, how intertwined the country is with its olives and olive trees, and the many health benefits of olive oil. Geared with all this information, you’ll spend the rest of your time in Greece with a newfound appreciation for its favorite product.
Families should know
- Biodegradable tasting glasses are included
- Mykonos have a long history concerning olive oil production
Best season to visit
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