Etna Wine Tasting Tour with Typical Lunch

Etna Wine Tasting Tour with Typical Lunch

Wine tastings in two different wineries on the northern slopes of the highest active volcano in Europe

Tour type: Group , Duration: 7 Hours

Product ID: 54036
Description

Discover the northern slopes of the highest active volcano in Europe with this Mount Etna wine tasting tour.
 
First stop is the medieval town of  Castiglione di Sicilia. This nice village is located along the bank of the river Alcantara, between Taormina and Randazzo. You will enjoy a lovely walk that will give you an historical overview of the city, of the alleys, the main square with Mother church, and the castle, symbol of the old town. The walk will end with a typical Sicilian breakfast: granita and briosh.
 
Next, you will visit a winery dating back to 1835, full of history and tradition. You will meet an expert sommelier who will introduce you to the world of Etna wines. Learn the story behind the production of each bottle of wine, from the time of the pruning, to the vendemmia or harvest, through to the fermentation and aging. Finally, lead by the sommelier you will taste four different Etna wines: two red wines and two white wines, accompanied by soft Sicilian snacks.
 
The second winery you will visit is located in Linguaglossa, a...

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Discover the northern slopes of the highest active volcano in Europe with this Mount Etna wine tasting tour.
 
First stop is the medieval town of  Castiglione di Sicilia. This nice village is located along the bank of the river Alcantara, between Taormina and Randazzo. You will enjoy a lovely walk that will give you an historical overview of the city, of the alleys, the main square with Mother church, and the castle, symbol of the old town. The walk will end with a typical Sicilian breakfast: granita and briosh.
 
Next, you will visit a winery dating back to 1835, full of history and tradition. You will meet an expert sommelier who will introduce you to the world of Etna wines. Learn the story behind the production of each bottle of wine, from the time of the pruning, to the vendemmia or harvest, through to the fermentation and aging. Finally, lead by the sommelier you will taste four different Etna wines: two red wines and two white wines, accompanied by soft Sicilian snacks.
 
The second winery you will visit is located in Linguaglossa, a small city well known to be the most important destination for tourism on the North part of the volcano Etna. In the company of the friendly owner and your guide, you will visit the vineyards, the millstone, and walk around the barrels to learn about the tradition of wine production.
 
The visit will end with a wine tasting of one red, one white and one rosé wine. All the wines will be accompanied by a Sicilian lunch made with traditional dishes. You will eat green olives, salami, Sicilian cheese, bread, and the famous dish “Pasta alla norma”. The lunch will finish with a delicious dessert.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Group size
2 - 8
Languages
English, Italian , Spanish and German upon request and availibility
The meeting point
Piazza Federico di Svevia 32, Catania

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Includes
  • Visits to two wineries
  • Tasting of 5 Etna DOC wines with dry snacks
  • Typical Sicilian lunch with tasting of 3 Etna wines
  • Breakfast
  • Visit of vineyards and palmento
  • Visit of the village Castiglione di Sicilia
  • Transportation in luxury air conditioned Mercedes vehicle or similar
  • Driver/guide
  • Sommelier
  • Baby Seat (if needed)

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Emilio

I love Sicily, tourism and wine.


Product ID: 54036

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