Mykonos Olive Oil Tasting

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Learn how to smell and taste in order to discover the incredible aromas and flavors of some of the finest Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oils.


Olive Oil has been the most important culinary ingredient for Greeks since ancient times. Homer called it the “Liquid Gold” and Hippocrates the ” Great Healer”. It is considered the most healthy fat on earth, containing loads of antioxidants, fatty acids, and vitamins, and is the core element of the Mediterranean Diet.

During this activity, you will learn how to smell and taste in order to discover the incredible aromas and flavors of some of the finest Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oils.

You will participate in an olive oil tasting experience, led by the expert olive oil taster, ⁣ Anita Zachou, that will help you understand the true meaning of “extra virgin” as well as how to describe an olive oil correctly with terms such as ” fruity”, ⁣ “bitter” and ” spicy”. You will discover how to recognize a defective olive oil from a good one.

This activity also aims to introduce you to the uniqueness of the Mediterranean Diet and all the health & beauty benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO), which can transform your life forever. This is the perfect activity to participate with your family & friends.

This activity is led by Anita Zachou. Agricultural engineer, expert olive oil taster by Jaen University in Spain, holistic wellness coach, and founder of Mykonos Olive Oil tasting.

Schedule / Prices

  • Duration: 3 Hours (17:00 – 20:00)
  • From 01/03/2024 to 30/11/2024
    Daily departures
    Adult 85€ / Child 45€
    For Private Operation, the additional cost per reservation is 300€

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  • Pick up - drop off from your hotel or cruise ship port
  • A short history of Greek olive tree & olive oil.
  • The basic principles of olive oil tasting and sensory analysis.
  • The important elements that characterize an Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • Tasting of 2 Award-winning Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oils and 2 olive oils with negative attributes.
  • The basic health benefits of olive oil.
  • Biodegradable tasting glasses.
  • Tasting by an expert olive oil taster.

Not Included

  • All personal expenses
  • Everything that is not specifically mentioned in the "Included" section


  • An additional transfer fee (10.00 € pp/cash on the spot) will apply for transfers from/to hotels in the areas of Elia, Kalafatis, Agrari, Panormos, Super Paradise & Kanalia
  • The pick-up time is approximate and depends on the pick-up location. The pickup time of each visitor will be notified upon their booking.

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