Things to do in Agia Varvara

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Cretan Olive Oil Tasting and Food Pairing

1. Cretan Olive Oil Tasting and Food Pairing

About During the first part, the visitors will taste 3 samples of Savouidakis Extra Virgin Olive Oils which come from Koroneiki variety of Crete and will learn how to recognize their positive characteristics, «fruity", "bitter", "spicy". They will also learn how to recognize a defective olive oil from a quality one -by tasting 2 extra samples- and in the last part of the session we will discuss on how we can make our cooking recipes boost by simply using the right olive oil. What makes this activity unique? If you are an olive oil lover, our workshop is designed for you! Have you ever thought that olive oil could hide so many pleasant flavors and aromas? Did you ever imagine that each food recipe needs its specific olive oil? Have you ever wondered whether the olive oil you choose for your table is of good quality or not? By attending our workshop all the above questions will be answered and you are going to discover the positive aspects of extra virgin olive oil that you did not know they existed. Feel free to enjoy our "Love at First Tasting" experience.

Crete: Zaros and Trypiti Beach Off-Road Tour w/ Lunch & Wine

2. Crete: Zaros and Trypiti Beach Off-Road Tour w/ Lunch & Wine

A special excursion to the South of the island, what else but Lake Zaros and the gorge of Trypiti. Explore the village of Zaros with its lake and the extremely natural beauty. We stop at the park for a breath of fresh air at the local cafes by the lake. We continue to the gorge of Trypiti through the biggest valley of Crete, this of Messara where our descent inside the gorge and through huge vertical rocks ends at the well hidden and exotic beach of Trypiti. Landscape of incomparable natural beauty rich in flora and fauna. Arrival at the beach and time for swim in its crystal clear waters. Quiet beach for moments of relaxation just before our lunch with authentic Cretan food in the center of the wild olive tree forest in the canyon of St. Savvas. Satisfying experiences and good traditional food, we return to your hotel with the best memories !

Cretan Olive Oil Tasting

3. Cretan Olive Oil Tasting

About Our Visitors can experience a guided olive oil tasting session by an educated olive oil taster- in our visitable area in Agia Varvara. In our facilities they will also be able to watch step by step everything that has to do with olive oil labeling and storage. What makes this activity unique? It is of major importance for our customer to be able to judge and select the finest Olive Oil for their table. But we here to provide something more than that. We want to educate people to judge a quality olive oil instead of a defective one. We are dreaming of people accepting nothing less than quality olive oil for their daily nutrition. We invite our guests to embark on a delicious journey which will absolutely stimulate their senses. Above all trying Savouidakis Products is a “Love at First Tasting” Experience.

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