Join Sicily’s famous wine making family inthe heart of Marsala for an up-close winery and cantina tour with awine tasting to follow.
The tour includes a morning private pick up from the port of Trapani or your hotel in the center of town to the winery in Marsala, set in the province of Trapani.
Once in Marsala, your English-speaking guide will lead you on a visit of the property’s courtyard surrounded by citrus and olive trees, the work of master farmers of long ago; the aging cellars, the underground barrique room and the Sala delle Botti, hall of barrels.
During the tasting, you’ll discover the technical aspects of the wine, vinification system and the wine production. The tasting includes five wines paired with hand-made seasonal delicacies such as: tomato, basil and almond pesto bruschetta, potato & octopus glace, fish and vegetable couscous, local pork and spinach roulade, chocolate and orange cake. There’s also an extra virgin olive oil tasting, with the oil of the property.
While at the cantina, learn about Signor Giacomo’s organic approach to grape growing and winemaking–a method that has been used since 1851. He and his family are very active in their wine production and are passionate about preserving the old-world traditions. Their recipe for success: merging modern technologies with old world artisan know-how for superb clean wines. The collection includes sparkling brut, white, rosé, red and grappa.
Following the tour, we leave a little time to meander through Marsala to discover it’s beauty. We guarantee you’ll love this colorful tour in Marsala, discovering Trapani, one of Sicily’s most beautiful regions known for fortified Marsala wine, ancient ruins and Stagnone Nature Reserve–with salt pans and migratory birds.
One Day Wine Tour Includes:
- Pick up with our private driver from your hotel in central Trapani orcruise ship at the port.
- Tour toour Marsala winery with visit to the production area, underground barrel hall and aging cellars.
- Tasting of 5 wines paired with traditional Sicilian specialties.
- Olive oil tasting.
**Add on extra hours with your driver and enjoy time to do some shopping or visit Trapani’s Salt Pans (at extra cost).
295E per person, based on two guests on the tour with light wine pairing lunch and private driver from Trapani, all included.
Program includes winery visit and light wine pairing lunch with 5 different wines and traditional specialties. Gluten free, vegetarian and vegan lunch available upon request, supplements, per person for special menus, apply. All taxes and Italian VAT are included.
*Please note: This does do not include accommodations, or any other excursions. If you would like to add on transfers to and from your hotel or cruise ship port ~ please let us know your group size and we will be happy to reserve transfers for you. Transfers are an extra cost.