The ultimate experience of olive oil tasting in a unique place in Ancient Messini.
All the aromas, all the flavors of a land can be revealed in an olive oil tasting workshop by an experienced olive oil taster. Discover the characteristics of a high-quality extra virgin olive oil, familiarize yourself with the flavors and aromas, learn how to choose the right olive oil and share with your people a unique experience that will forever change the way you use the extra virgin olive oil.
Private experience- olive oil tasting masterclass
220€ (For 2 participants)- Minimum Group.
Extra participants: 60€/adult and 35€/child
Special prices for groups more than 6 participants.
Time and date: Upon request and adjusted to your itinerary
Meeting Point: Ithome The Shop
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Our meeting point is at the village “Ancient Messini”, viewing the famous archeological site. The valley with the endless olive trees will be the starting point to discover the varieties, the tradition, the history of the outstanding extra virgin olive oil of Messinia.
What is it that characterizes an olive oil as extra virgin? What is the difference with plain olive oil? How can I choose an extra virgin olive oil according to its packaging and label?
A product of high nutritional value that you learn how to distinguish and use in your daily diet.
The dining table is set with the special blue olive oil tasting glasses awaiting you to become a tasting expert! Taste the extra virgin olive oil of the Koroneiki variety, learn about its sensory characteristics and recognize the elements that define the extra virgin olive oil. Taste 5 different varieties of Greek extra virgin olive oil such us “Manaki”, “Chalkidikis”, “Mavrolia” etc, discover the aromatic profile and feel like an olive oil taster!
What about food? The extra virgin olive oil of different varieties is paired with traditional specialties including fruits, cheese and chocolate. You will be surprised!
The day, full of emotions and new knowledge, ends with tasting a variety of traditional local goods…Kalamata olives, kalamata olive tapenade, dried figs, lalagia, spoon sweets etc. The dessert is perhaps the highlight of your experience with an olive oil touch and a lot of aromas!
The history, the soul, the tradition, the gastronomy of Messinia are revealed in Ancient Messini through the olive oil paths… enjoy a unique experience in our endless olive groves filled with the wisdom, the flavor and the aroma of Peloponnese.