Wine Tour

Sicily makes fantastic wines from native and international grapes and is also known for its outstanding Etna wines. Vines have been grown here for more than 2,500 years. It is quickly becoming Italy’s of-the-moment wine tour-and-food destination. A new generation of creative chefs is revisiting and reworking their grandmothers’ recipes.

Sicily has surely among the Mediterranean’s most prolific farmers with grapevines planted across the whole island. And a new band of wine merchants is finally realizing the island’s enological potential. Though Marsala has fallen out of favor with contemporary palates, a tour of its historic cellars offers a fascinating glimpse into the past of Sicilian winemaking.

What to Expect

Sicily is the largest mediterranean island with a great variety of vineyards and wines with various appellations DOCG, DOC and geographical indications IGT. The vineyards cover more than 120,000 hectares of vines, making Sicily by far the largest Italian wine-growing region.

Start after breakfast

Pick up at your hotel

Meet your private driver and board a Premium Mercedes. Enjoy a drive cutting across dramatic vineyard vistas, mountain corridors, stone farmhouses or green fields.

Start after breakfast

Visit – Tastings – Food

Part of the wine tour are renowned local wineries. These are often embedded in a charming and unique context. During the wine tasting sessions you’ll get more familiar with the local grapes from the area. The variety of excellent wines, cellars and vineyards, olive and typical traditional food makes this destination a special place.

Drive back

Drop off at Your hotel

Drive back

Tour Details

Duration: 6/8 Hours
Customizable Tour
Friendly: No

What’s Included

English-speaking Driver
Visit, Tastings
Private Transport by Premium Mercedes
Pick up/Drop off at the Hotel

What’s Extra


Some Grape Varieties in Sicily

Nero d’Avola and Grillo became a powerful symbol of the indigenous varieties craze. Very interesting are also the mineral-rich whites. The most important among the white wines are being made with Fiano, InzoliaCarricanteCatarratto, Chardonnay, Grillo, GrecanicoMalvasia di Lipari, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano Toscano, Viognier and Zibibbo (Moscato di Alessandria). The most significant red wine varieties are Cabernet Sauvignon, Nero d’AvolaFrappato, Merlot, Nerello CappuccioNerello MascaleseNocera, Perricone, Pinot Noir and Syrah.

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Wineries produce everything from full-bodied reds to vibrant and mineral-driven whites. Pair them with the fantastic local cuisine, and you understand why this is a wine-lover’s paradise. Vineyard altitudes range from just about sea level along the coasts to as high as 3000 feet on the slopes of the majestic Etna.

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