Oct 14, 2012
October 14 - 21, 2012
Luxury Food and Wine Tour of Crete, Greece - Indulge in the unique wines and celebrated cuisine of the majestic island of Crete, one of the first places to develop a wine culture over 4,000 years ago. On this tour, you will taste and discover wines made from indigenous grape varieties that have been cultivated for millenia. You will also experience firsthand the bounty of Crete - its fresh herbs and greens, olives and olive oils, pulses, cheeses and honeys - that makes Cretan cuisine both exceptionally flavorful and healthy.
You will enjoy daily food and wine experiences hosted by the best local chefs and wine experts in Greece today, including Konstantinos Lazarakis MW, the foremost expert on Greek wines. Our tour begins with an exclusive tasting and wine dinner hosted by Mr. Lazarakis who will introduce us to the important indigenous grape varieties and wine regions of Greece. Throughout the tour, the emphasis will be on tasting and discovering the wonderful wines produced from native Cretan varietals.
Cretan cuisine is among the most celebrated in all of Greece! Our group will learn the principles of the healthful Cretan diet and cook alongside some of Greece’s most skilled chefs. You will also shop at a wonderful food and spice market and visit beekeepers, cheese makers and organic olive oil producers.
Last but not least, this tour features stunning scenery – majestic mountains, rolling vineyards, pristine coastline and charming Venetian-influenced towns – and visits to important archaeological sites on the island.
THIS TOUR IS DESIGNED FOR chefs, “foodies,” or anyone who appreciates great meals, a good glass of wine, and unspoiled natural beauty.
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|Cost||$6,915 per person (double occupancy); $1,380 additional single supplement|
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