Etna Wine Tour
Travel with the expert enologists of Mount Etna through the lava terraces, wineries, vineyards and palmentos to discover the extraordinary story of the wines of Mount Etna.
Enjoy a day dedicated to one of the oldest areas of wine production in the world.
Building on the rich traditions of Sicily’s sun-kissed foods and inimitable wines, The School offers innovative educational encounters designed for wine lovers, gastronomic enthusiasts, and trade professionals. We invite you to join us !
The best way to learn about the wines of Mount Etna is to walk among the traditional Sicilian vineyards, to touch the vines that produce the grapes, and visit the modern cellars where history and innovation meet. Traveling with the experts of The Etna Wine Lab, you will discover the extraordinary wines of Mount Etna through the people who make them. Enjoy a variety of unique excursions dedicated to one of the oldest areas of wine production in the world. All tours include wine tastings, typical Sicilian foods, and professional transportation.
Learn about Wine
Sicily: A Story Through Wine – Focusing on Sicily’s unique gastronomic heritage, instructors from The School offer a narrative tour of the Mediterranean island’s native grape varieties during an in-class tasting of 5 unique Sicilian wines – Duration 3 hours.
The Wines of Mount Etna – Wines have been produced on the slopes of Europe’s largest and most active volcano for thousands of years. The native Sicilian grape varieties and unique methods of production only add to Mount Etna’s charm. Focusing on geology, climate, as well as past and present viticultural and vinification techniques, we will discover what makes Mount Etna one of the most intriguing wine producing regions in the world.
Includes a tasting of 4 wines – Duration 3 hours.
For groups of 6 or more
All Tours include professional transportation
all year, upon reservation
Duration: half day or full day
Quote: on request
Including: Chauffeur driven vehicle and guided visit and tasting in the best Etna wineries.
About the Instructors
Benjamin is the founder of and lead instructor of The School. In addition to holding a Diploma from the London-based Wine & Spirit Education Trust, Ben is a professional winemaker with more than a decade of experience working with artisan and internationally traded brands; an author; and a branding entrepreneur.
Valeria is the lead agronomist for The School. Valeria’s experience with the scientific and historical viti-viniculture of Mount Etna and Sicily is a value-added asset to our private and professional courses. In her career, Valeria has worked closely with the Consortium of Etna DOC wines, as a professional sommelier, and as an expert in the gastronomic heritage of Sicily.
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