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Address: Via S. Spirito | Catania, 95030 Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0578-267110
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Planeta Sciara Nuova: A Fantastic Place to Visit and Taste

I was staying in Taormina for my birthday and scheduled a tour, tasting, and three course lunch at Planeta Sciara Nuova (about an hour drive). It was the best present I could have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I was staying in Taormina for my birthday and scheduled a tour, tasting, and three course lunch at Planeta Sciara Nuova (about an hour drive). It was the best present I could have given myself! Vera Russo was a charming and engaging hostess. I learned so much about Planeta, the Mt. Etna terroir, and the wines. Some of the standouts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Vera Russo hosted my family of 5, incl 3 teenagers, on a tour of the vineyard, winery and then walked us through a tasting of Planeta's wines and olive oils. A good story told by a very knowledgeable and passionate guide. Zero pressure to buy anything, and in any case, having been long time Planeta fans, we didn't need to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We have chosen an option to taste wines accompanied with light snacks and were pleased with quality of the local products. Unfortunately, we have not seen the wine production line, but we spent almost 2 hours discussing all aspects of wine making and agricultural business/rural life with Vera Russo, the guide @ Sciara Nuova. A couple of important notes: 1)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

We had an early visit to Passopisciaro, which is Andrea Franchetti’s winery on Mount Etna in Sicily. Very interesting. This winery was more expensive than most others that we visited, at 20 euro per person, but the visit was lengthy and quite nice. We visited each of their vineyard plots at various heights on the slopes of Mt. Etna. We... More 

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Address: Address: Via S. Spirito | Catania, 95030 Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0578-267110
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Castiglione di Sicilia

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