Cretan Olive Oil Tasting and Food Pairing at Savouidakis Olive Oils


~ 1h 30m

Overnight Stay

Not provided

Guided Tour

Not provided

Active Months

All year long


Up to 12 persons

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Dining Services

Retail Shop

COVID-19 Secure

Pet Friendly


Savouidakis Olive Oils Company was founded in 2012 by Ioannis Savouidakis as a Sole Proprietorship and is located in Agia Varvara in Heraklion, Crete. In 2019, it transformed into an S.A, expanding its Distribution and Sales Network in Greece and foreign countries. In 2021, the company launched its online store, promoting a new range of Cretan Products and Beverages. It also initiated Tasting Programs to spread the Olive Oil Culture among consumers and customers. The philosophy of Savouidakis Olive Oils is rooted in creating high-quality products that bear the name of its creator. Our main focus is olive oil production, storage, standardization, and trade, catering to both international and domestic markets.

Embark on a captivating journey and immerse yourself in the essence of Cretan “liquid gold” that will awaken your senses. If you are a connoisseur of olive oil tourism, Mediterranean cuisine, and Cretan culture, then our tailored experience is perfect for you. Visit our premises in Agia Varvara and indulge in a guided olive oil tasting led by our expert taster. Witness the meticulous olive oil bottling process firsthand. Choose from our diverse programs and learn to discern the exceptional qualities of our extra virgin olive oil, using terms like “fruity,” “bitter,” and “spicy.” Discover the art of distinguishing between lower and higher quality olive oils. Elevate your culinary creations by pairing them with the ideal olive oil, based on its aroma and flavor profile. Prepare to take your taste buds on a remarkable journey of flavor exploration.


Join us for a unique and delightful experience at our “Love at First Tasting” workshop. If you consider yourself an olive oil enthusiast, this workshop is tailor-made for you! Prepare to be amazed as we delve into the world of Savouidakis Extra Virgin Olive Oils, sourced exclusively from the renowned Koroneiki variety of Crete.

In the first part of the workshop, you will have the opportunity to savor three distinct samples of Savouidakis Extra Virgin Olive Oils. Through expert guidance, you will learn to recognize and appreciate their positive characteristics, including the delightful nuances of “fruity,” “bitter,” and “spicy” flavors. Discover the intricate interplay between aroma and taste as you explore the depth and complexity of each oil.

But that’s not all. We believe it’s equally important to distinguish between a subpar, defective olive oil and a high-quality one. To help you develop a discerning palate, we will provide two additional samples for a comparative tasting. Uncover the secrets behind identifying a superior olive oil and ensure that you always make the right choice for your culinary endeavors.

In the final segment of our workshop, we will discuss how you can elevate your cooking recipes by incorporating the perfect olive oil. Discover the art of pairing specific olive oils with different dishes, unlocking a world of possibilities in your kitchen. Unleash your creativity and witness how the right olive oil can transform your recipes into culinary masterpieces.

So, if you’ve ever wondered about the hidden depths and delightful flavors that olive oil can offer, this workshop is your gateway to exploration. Join us for an immersive experience that will answer all your burning questions about olive oil and open your senses to the extraordinary possibilities it holds. Get ready to embark on a journey of flavor, aroma, and culinary inspiration at our “Love at First Tasting” workshop. Indulge yourself and seize the opportunity to unravel the mysteries of extra virgin olive oil like never before.


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