Olive Tasting & Cooking at Bio-Olive Estate K

The K Cretan Mill is a family estate and traditional olive mill in the Protected Designation of Origin Archanes Heraklion, Crete. They produce the oils exclusively from their olive groves. About 2000 trees surround the olive mill. From the tree to the bottle, they strive for perfection and authenticity in quality and taste. They make extra virgin olive oils using the most ancient and modern methods of olive oil extraction with telling effect. The Cretan Mill established in Crete in 1999 and is a family business. The family, has a passion for olive oil that led them to build their state-of-the-art olive mill, at the very heart of Cretan land, to ensure optimum quality olive oils from the tree to the bottle.

Olive oil Tasting: An interactive activity to a Cretan family’s olive press which presents the olive production stages from the olive picking to the oil-tasting and the secret tips to recognize the quality olive oil! The tour includes an outside walk to the vineyard and discussion about organic olive tree farming. Then the tour continues inside and includes information about extra virgin olive oils production both methods; first cold pressed and cold extraction systems are explained. A seated tasting of 3 extra virgin olive oils takes place with flavored oils, table olives Cretan sweet vinegar and petimezi with water and bread!

Cooking lesson & lunch (Duration: 3+ hours): An interactive activity including you and a Cretan cooker who will show you how to prepare with fresh and organic ingredients authentic local recipes and you will enjoy tasting after you have cooked them! The cooking classes can be tailored to meet specific customers’ preferences. A full menu (appetizer, main dish and dessert) will be enjoyed by the participants. They will make two dishes but eat three Included the bread, 1 glass of wine, raki, coffee water.

Duration: about 5 hours from Heraklion city, from the other given areas will be longer depending on the Hotel area.

Recommended starting time: 09:00

1. Pick up and drop off from Hotel
2. Private Luxury Car and Driver
3. Cooking lessons with lunch & olive oil tasting
4. English speaking driver & English or Spanish speaking staff of the estate for the farm guiding
5. Official Licensed Guide

Send us your request now and we will come back to you with the availability and prices! (Please send us your request at least 5 days before desired date of the Private Tour)