a 2 hours wine tasting tour with a sommelier
Discover the most distinguished Sicilian wines with a local expert and certified sommelier!
Grapevines have been cultivated in Sicily at least since 2000 BC (BCE). The first grapes on the island were planted by the Phoenicians. However, it was starting from the 8th century BC (BCE) with the arrival of Greek colonists, that higher quality grapevines and better methods of cultivation were introduced.
Today you will discover the most representative local grapes
such as Nero d'avola, Grillo, Perricone.
Wines will be served with snacks (cheeses and snacks).
The tasting will take place in a local wine bar.
We meet by the Opera house and walk to one of the market.
We'll sit in a wine bar and taste 4 typical sicilian wines together with a selection of cheese and salami.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Piazza Verdi
End location: at the wine bar
Duration: 2 hours
this is a walking tour
Introduction about sicilian grapes and commentary about wines by a certified sommelier
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 euro - wine tasting (4 wines) and snacks
cost of tasting and personal expenses