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Address: Via S. Spirito | Catania, 95030 Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0578-267110
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink

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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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34 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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63 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
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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