Private Gourmet Cooking Class
Santorini is a volcanic island blessed with superb wines and outstanding agriculture. On this private tour, you will learn the different types of wine grapes and distinctive foods cultivated here.
Your local tour expert will take you to two of the most celebrated wineries on the island where you will learn about Assyrtiko, Athiri and Aidani, three indigenous grape varieties.
Discover how the grapes are cultivated and the way the koulouras, or circular pits, are used. Learn the history of each winery and participate in a delicious wine tasting.
Journey to a local farm where you will observe the cultivation process of the famous Santorinian tomatoes. Become familiar with distinctive, local flavors including katsouni, white eggplants and the island staple: yellow fava beans.
Now, take what you learn and, under the guidance of a local cook, create your own meal starting with a Santorinian salad of tomatoes, capers, katsouni and chloro cheese. Next you will craft two traditional island dishes: Tomato balls and paste from fava beans.
Conclude your experience by enjoying your meal seaside with a glass of homemade wine.
Please Note: Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 6 or 10 passengers maximum. Groups larger than 10 guests are unable to be accommodated due to the nature of the tour. Please take this information into consideration when booking.
Your 5-hour private tour includes local food products, wine and bottled water. Guests must be able to walk to tour sites. Wheelchair access not available. Children up to 10 years of age are free; however, please also note that there is a two child maximum for this tour. We recommend wearing comfortable, sturdy walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.