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+ Five Best wine Experiences in Sicily

Five Best Wine Experiences in Sicily

1 The Etna Region 2 Tenuta Regaleali by the Tasca Family 3 Marsala 4 Planeta Wine Estates 5 Occhipinti  Mt Etna. Sicily is famous for producing wine with the Nero D’Avola grape, but many of the wineries on Mt. Etna focus on other grapes, such as the native grapes nerello mascalese and nerello cappuccio . […]

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+ Explore Sicily wines.

Explore Sicily wines.

The world famous cuisine of Sicily is a reflection of the island’s bounty and biodiversity, but while Sicilian ingredients have long been a part any culinary experience, the wines paired with these meals rarely came from Sicily. Fortunately for wine lovers, that is changing. Today, the Sicilia DOC is reviving the island’s vinous heritage so […]

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+ The most Amazing wine region. Mount Etna. Sicily.

The most Amazing wine region. Mount Etna. Sicily.

​In 1988 Giuseppe Benanti a Catania businessman set out to utilise family owned vineyards around Trescastagni on the Eastern and Southeastern side of the mountain with the aim of improving overall quality and illustrating Etna’s promise and Mt Etna’s wine reputation. Benanti partnered with consulting enologist Salvo Foti who went on to become the Godfather […]

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+ Ragusa Sicily

Postcards from Sicily

Sicily, my new favorite destination in Italy.  A lot has changed in the 20 years that have passed since we initially travelled to Sicily. Most notably is the development of the wine industy, which means wine tasting holidays in Sicily, combined with the foodie experiences across this Italian Island are now a bucket list, must […]

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+ Wines Sicily

Postcards from Sicily

This luxury wine tour through Sicily would not have been possible a decade ago. Although Sicily still produces a greater percentage of white wines (thanks to Marsala) the real interest these days is the wonderful red wines, particularly those produced from nero d’avola grapes. The climate of Sicily is perfect for red wine production. Then […]

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+ Sicilian DOC Wines

Wines of Sicily. Seven Grape varieties unique to Sicily.

Sicily is so serious about its wines that in 2012, it launched Sicilia DOC*, which aims to boost the quality and image of wines from Sicily. I have used their information in this story to share with you should you decide to join our Taste of Sicily tour The world-famous cuisine of Sicily reflects the […]

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+ wine of Sicily

Luxury Wine Tour Sicily

There is a special atmosphere in the ancient Sicilian markets:  you see people talking and negotiating as immersed in a world that looks like a theatre. Our Sicily Luxury Wine and Food tour takes in the street food of Sicily, including the markets, and visits to some of the unique farmers of this Italian island. […]

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+ Sardinia

Flavours of Sardinia A wine and food tour in Italy

Wine and food tour Sardinia ? yes please. Sardinia is the Heart of Genuine Flavours…. a table laid with delicacies before a crystal clear sea or surrounded by green valleys.  Tasting the island’s traditional specialities never ceases to be an extraordinary discovery.. This is a perfect place for a wine and food tour. We have […]

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Postcards from Italy. Asti in Piedmont

The Province of Asti lies at the heart of Piedmont and borders Liguria in the south.This mostly hilly territory stretches across Monferrato and a small area of the Langhe and the Langa Astigiana, and is traversed by the Tanaro River. Gentle hills alternate with valleys to create landscapes of unique beauty, and vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see, to […]

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