Organizers aim to present the latest developments in wine tasting, Greek production, the making of wine lists, the secrets of food and wine combinations as a way to promote Amorgos’ cuisine to travelers and visiting foodies.
During the event, Greek food writer Vicky Koumantou, known from her influential cooking blog TasteFull, will focus on the stories behind local recipes and speak of food traditions and culinary practices, while renowned wine journalist Thodoris Lelekas will share his knowledge on the world of bottled Greek wine and give tips on the wine lists restaurants and hotels should have. The event will also feature Giorgos Pittas, creator of the Greek Gastronomy Guide and head of the Greek Breakfast program, who will share his extensive knowledge on both subjects and make special reference to the gastronomy wonders found on Amorgos.
The entry cost for the food and wine tasting seminar is 10 euros and will take place at 10am.
In the meantime, marking 30 years since the filming of the “Le Grand Bleu”, organizers of the seminar are also announcing the launch of The Authentic Big Blue 2017 free-diving competition to take place on September 18-24 and in parallel with the Amorgos Gastronomy Days event.