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Cooking Lessons & Wine - Food Tasting at Rethymno's town, a great opportunity to discover the famous Cretan cuisine and wine during your holiday in Crete.

Join our cooking workshop and learn how to cook like the locals. Cook and eat delicious food prepared using the freshest local ingredients. Take home recipes for classic Cretan and Greek dishes.  

In addition, join one of our "Wine and Food Tastings" in order to taste and discover some of the best Greek wines. 

Lessons take place at one of best restaurant in Rethymno, which is certified by the "Agronutritional Cooperation of Crete" with the quality label "Cretan Cuisine" and is awarded golden distinction for its wine list by "Vinetum".

Please inform us if you have any special dietary requirements. 

 

Cooking Lessons

During these cooking courses of three to five sessions you will have a great chance to explore the present modern and creative greek gastronomy.

The courses include : 
-  a short lectures on greek cuisine & raw materials
- practice on cooking greek food specialties
- lectures and practice on how to combine food with the right wine.

Each participant of cooking course will receive:

- Mineral water, soft drinks, Raki,  or a glass of wine
- A folder (with note taking material) including the recipes we will prepare, and a general overview of the Cretan diet, olive oil and wine.
- All of the dishes created throughout the lesson will be consumed together at Veneto Restaurant.

The lunch will include: 2 appetizers, 1 salad, 1 main dish, 1 dessert, mineral water and soft drinks. Wine and other alcoholic drinks are available with extra charged

Listed below is the pricing for our cooking courses (according to group size):

1. For groups of 7-12 persons  the charge is 60 € per person for the class plus 25 € for lunch. Total cost 85€ per person

2. For groups of 3-6 persons  the charge is 82 € per person for the class plus 28 € for lunch. Total cost 110€ per person

3, For groups of 2 persons  the charge is 125 € per person for the class plus 42 € for lunch. Total cost 167€ per person

Please note that in order to guarantee you reservation, a deposit of 30% (of the total cost) is required at time of booking ** V.A.T. is included in the above prices.**

 

Book

For more info and reservations please contact us: reservations@cretetravel.com

 

Wine and food tastings – Wine seminars (6-20 persons)

Tasting 1 (for groups of 6 -20 persons) : 

- A personalized folder with general information on Greek wines (with a focus on the history of Greek wine).
- A detailed presentation of the wines to be tasted with an emphasis on their individual characteristics by our Sommelier.
- Variety of wines to be tasted (1 white, 1 rose, 1 red) accompanied by the appropriate cheese and rusks.
- Visit in our 15th century stone-built cellar.
- Price per person 22 €

Tasting 2 (for groups of 6 -20 persons) : 

- A personalized folder with general information on Greek wines (with a focus on the history of Greek wine).
- A detailed presentation of the wines to be tasted with an emphasis on their individual characteristics by our Sommelier.
- Variety of wines to be tasted (2 white, 1 rose, 2 red and 1 dessert wine) accompanied by the appropriate cheese and rusks.
- Visit in our 15th century stone-built cellar.
- Price per person 35 €

Tasting 3 (for groups of 6 -20 persons) : 

- Introduction to the grape varieties and wines of Greece. Each participant receives a personalized folder with information on Greek wines generally (with references to the history of Greek wine).
- A detailed presentation of the wines to be tasted with an emphasis on their individual characteristics by our Sommelier.
- Lecture on “The ideal food and wine combination”.
- Variety of wines to be tasted (2 white, 1 rose, 2 red and 1 dessert wine) accompanied by 4 complimenting Cretan dishes (one for every kind of wine-white, rose, red and dessert wine).
- Visit in our 15th century stone-built cellar.
- Price per person 46 €

Tasting 4 (for groups of 6 -20 persons) : 

- Introduction to the grape varieties and wines of Greece. Each participant receives a personalized folder with information on Greek wines generally (with references to the history of Greek wine).
- A detailed presentation of the wines to be tasted with an emphasis on their individual characteristics by our Sommelier.
- Lecture on “The ideal food and wine combination”
- Variety of wines to be tasted Wines to be tasted (2 white, 1 rose, 2 red and 1 dessert wine) accompanied by 6 complimenting Cretan dishes (one for every wine tasted)
- Visit in our 15th century stone-built cellar.
- Price per person 56 €

ADDITIONAL DETAILS : 

The above mentioned prices apply for groups of 6 -20 persons.
For groups 3 - 5 persons, there is an extra 20.00 € charge per person
For groups 1 - 2 persons, there is an extra 35.00 € charge per person
To guarantee your reservation 30% of the total cost is required as a deposit.
V.A.T. is included in the above prices.

 

Book

For more info and reservations please contact us: reservations@cretetravel.com

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