The Olive oil Mill Tour

A guided Olive oil tour that starts with the visit of our own Olive oil Mill in the heart of Androusa and ends up with a revealing olive oil tasting seminar accompanied with small gourmet olive oil dishes

Duration

1.30-2.00 Hours

Included

  • Positive attitude and many smiles (!)
  • English speaking, hostess, olive oil expert.
  • Guided Tour to the Oil press mill & demonstration of the olive oil production
  • Olive oil tasting seminar by experienced olive oil taster (member of certified olive oil panel).
  • Food tasting of elegant Greek flavors and food pairing with olive oil
  • Light meal with traditional plates such as Greek salad, green salad, Kalamata Olives, tzatziki, feta cheese, graviera cheese, smoked ham and smoked sausage, spinach pie, olive paste etc.
  • Local Wine
  • Traditional Dessert

Price

39€/adult, 25 €/ children (3-16 years old)

Special prices for groups or families.

(for semi-private tours up to 12 participants)

Optional (additional cost charged)

  • Transport from/to your hotel (not included)
  • If you wish a private tour contact us!

Highlights

  • Guided tour at the olive press factory (mill) /demonstration of the production
  • Training & Olive oil tasting in 4 different extra virgin olive oils by experienced olive oil taster (member of certified olive oil panel).
  • Olive oil & Food Pairing with at least 4 different taste combinations
  • Light meal with traditional plates such as Greek salad, green salad, Kalamata Olives, tzatziki, feta cheese, graviera cheese, smoked ham and smoked sausage, spinach pie, olive paste etc.
  • Local Wine
  • Traditional Dessert
  • Wine and ouzo

Read more details of the “OLIVE OIL MILL” olive tour

1

Explore the castle of Androusa

Our meeting point is at a unique Olive Oil press mill that is located in the heart of Androusa for more than 120 years. The 5th generation owner will explain to us the procedure of the extraction, the storage and standardization process of the extra virgin olive oil in the past and nowadays.

2

Discover the quality of extra virgin olive oil in an olive oil tasting workshop!

Τhe dining table is filled with the special blue olive oil tasting glasses and you are about to become a tasting expert! Taste the extra virgin olive oil of “Koroneiki” Variety and learn about its organoleptic characteristics…recognize the elements that define the extra virgin olive oil …taste different varieties of  Greek  Extra Virgin Oilve oil such us “Manaki”, “Xalkidikis”, “Mavroelia” etc and evaluate them…

3

Pair your food with extra virgin olive oil!

What about food? The extra virgin olive oil of different varieties is matched with traditional recipes including fruit, gourmet small dishes and surprises us.

4

Enjoy a traditional light meal.

The day, full of emotions and new knowledge, ends with a variety of traditional dishes..Fresh vegetables from our garden, Greek Gruyère cheese, tzatziki, Kalamata olives, olive tapenade, lalagia (local breadsticks), smoked ham and sausage, spinach pie, vegetable stew and of course wine and homemade dessert.

The history, the soul, the tradition, the gastronomy of Messinia are revealed 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.

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Did you Know that the impressive 95% of the olive oil produced in Messinia is rated at the highest category of Olive oil, the Extra Virgin Olive oil catergory? The Olive Routes cannot wait to welcome you to the amazing olive world ....Open up. Taste. Feel!

Contact

 Androusa Messinias

theoliveroutes@gmail.com

Tel: +30 6937101215

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 The Olive Routes are opening up to new olive experiences
July 1st 2020.

Not just a (Re) Opening: A new beginning taking all the important precautions for the safety of our guests and our employees.

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