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Food and Drink Experiences

Unlocking Traditional Flavors in a 4-Hour Private Cooking Class

4 hours
Private: Only you & your group
Max 8 people
Local chef
Free local wine A glass of wine as a welcome drink, and a glass of white, rosé, or red wine as a pairing with the meal
Free pickup & drop-off You will be picked up from your stay or the nearest accessible point, by minibus
Traditional lunch Santorinian Salad, Santorinian ‘’Fava’’, Traditional Tomato Fritters, Lamb stew “Kleftiko” with vegetables, and Greek Semolina Halva
Electronic voucher (e-Ticket) Show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity
Free cancellation Up to 100% refund according to the cancellation policy
Book Now & Pay Later Secure your spot while keeping your plans flexible. Pay a few days before your experience.
Starting time17:00
Seize the exclusive opportunity to book this 4-hour Private Cooking Class, where you'll have the privilege of delving into time-honored recipes and innovative cooking techniques!

Embark on the sensory culinary voyage of this unique Private 4-hour Cooking Class occurring at the aesthetically pleasing Avantis (Anhydrous) Winery, where the expert Chef brings the vibrant heritage of Greek cuisine to the forefront! As you step into the charming, sunlit kitchen, you'll find yourself surrounded by the tantalizing aromas of Mediterranean herbs and spices. Here, traditional recipes are lovingly passed down from generation to generation, preserving the essence of Greek culinary artistry. This intimate experience promises not only a delightful feast for the taste buds but also an enriching cultural immersion. Every aspect of this gastronomic journey is thoughtfully curated to ensure an unforgettable, hands-on exploration of Greece's culinary treasures!

Discover the secrets of the delightful Greek cuisine by crafting your own cherished regional dishes such as the renowned Santorinian Salad, the savory locale-based “Fava”, and the mouthwatering traditional Tomato Fritters! These enduring recipes will tantalize your palate with the genuine tastes of the Mediterranean! The highlight, however, is the preparation of the lamb stew which is called “Kleftiko”, a hearty dish brimming with succulent meat and garden-fresh vegetables.To wrap up your adventure, you will prepare a unique variation of Greek Semolina Halva, a sweet and satisfying creation that will leave you with a taste of Greece to cherish for years to come. At this point, it is important to mention that each guest will be offered a complimentary welcome glass of wine. Additionally, every course in the Cooking Class is thoughtfully paired with a selection of fine wines, including white, rosé, and red varieties, setting the tone for an evening of gastronomic exploration!

However, it's important to recognize that people have different preferences and dietary requirements. Therefore, the Chef is eager to tailor the menu to accommodate each participant's individual tastes! So, get ready to live an enchanting afternoon filled with irresistible aromas, delightful tastes, and the camaraderie of like-minded food enthusiasts! Dive into the heart of Santorini's kitchen artistry and leave with not only precious memories but also the skills to recreate these exquisite dishes in your own kitchen!

This 4-hour Santorinian Cooking Class promises a flavorful journey at the essence of Greek cuisine, leaving you with beloved abilities, delectable experiences, and the taste of the Mediterranean to savor for a lifetime!

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Tour Details
  • All taxes
  • Food and drinks
  • Free pickup & drop-off
  • Local chef
  • Cooking lesson
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • During the Cooking Class session, the menu prepared includes a Santorinian salad, Santorinian ‘’Fava’’ , Traditional Tomato Fritters, Lamb stew “Kleftiko” with vegetables, and Greek Semolina Halva (Demonstration)
  • It is crucial to inform us beforehand about any particular allergies or dietary limitations you might have. This way, we can tailor our offerings to suit your requirements
  • You will be served 1 glass of wine for welcome in time to cooking
  • Each course is accompanied by a glass of wine (white, rosé, red) as a pairing
Reviews by real customers for Blue Shades Of Greece
Excellent based on 5 reviews
Coralee M. Canada, 28 Oct 2023
5 stars

Very intriguing tour of the Wineries! Our tour guide Lefteris was wonderful and knowledgeable about the history of the island and its many wines.

Jarrod R. Australia, 7 Jul 2023
Wonderful wine tour

We had a wonderful experience. Our guide Lefty was very friendly and knowledgeable, the wine was fantastic, the bites that came with the wines were sensational. We would highly recommend this wine tour. 

Eric P. 6 Jul 2023
Best tour on Santorini

Our Guide, was so well versed and taught us so much about Santorini and the wines! This is a must do!!!

Patricia M. United Kingdom, 24 Jun 2023
Interesting mix of history and wine

I had not fully appreciated the degree of history this tour would encompass. Perhaps I had not looked beyond the word ‘winery’ that turned out to be an excellent lunch stop at the Vassaltis Vineyard with the very knowledgable and personable Maria. I had not appreciated that this tour would include a visit to Santorini’s very own Pompeii and the on going excavations of what was a Bronze Age sophisticated town. There were additional stops at the coast and to see existing hill top towns and settlements. Some walking is required so sensible shoes are a must - along with a good sense of humour. Our driver and guide Zac provided much warmth, wit and local knowledge. He was also a safe and considerate driver. Definitely a highly recommended day trip. , A great experience!, Well organized!, Our guide was awesome!

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Good to Know


Once your booking is complete, you will receive the voucher, which includes the meeting point, time and supplier’s contact information, at your email address. You need to have it with you, in paper form or in digital form.


If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled date, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled date, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Passport or Id

Full names of the passengers (as shown on their passport or id). Passengers need to have onboard with them their passport or id or a copy of them, in case the Port Authority runs a check on the boat. A picture on their mobile will suffice.

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