Heraklion Area: Secrets of Olive Oil and Wine Tasting Tour

Heraklion Area: Secrets of Olive Oil and Wine Tasting Tour

From $182.46 per person

On this tour, discover the most traditional products of Crete, extra virgin olive oil and wine. Visit a family-run olive oil producer and a boutique winery before enjoying a gourmet Cretan lunch paired with 5 wines.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a trip to an oil mill and discover the secrets behind world-class olive oil
  • Visit a boutique winery on the island
  • Enjoy a gourmet Cretan lunch and pair it with beautiful wine
Full description
Your day will start with a pickup from your hotel where you will travel to the Archanes region. In a small and friendly group you have the opportunity to visit one of the last olive oil family domains and learn the secrets of Cretan extra virgin oil. You'll also visit a dynamic boutique winery, take a guided tour amongst its facilities and discover more about the magic world of wine production, terroir, and local grape varietals. Partake in a sensational visit to a family estate and a traditional olive mill. The owners will lead you to their production area and introduce you to the fantastic world of extra virgin olive oil. This will be followed by some olive oil sample tasting. You will also have a chance to taste other local products. Next up, meet a promising and dynamic winemaker who will guide you through his winery and domain. Get exclusive access to the facilities and get a glimpse into the production process. Then, after a wine presentation, you will experience a wine tasting featuring 5 different varieties made on the island. After your winery tour, visit a traditional restaurant and taste true Cretan mezze cooking for lunch. Enjoy prepared plates consisting of warm and cold traditional mezzes featuring salads, grilled cheese, olive fritters, different meats and vegetable plates. Whilst here, continue your wine tasting and sample a sweet desert wine to aid digestion.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Olive oil and wine tasting fees
  • English and French-speaking guide
  • Transfer
  • Lunch, water and a sampling of 5 wines
  • Extra beverages
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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  • This tour is only available in the Heraklion area (from Heraklion to Agio Nikolaos)
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Product ID: 381049