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Tuscan Winemaker Branches into Sicily

And we are so glad that he did. We were running late for our tour as we tried to fit too much into... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
Wilton, Connecticut
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Planeta Sciara Nuova is by far the best wine tasting and lunch experience that we have ever had. We... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2017
Jerry C
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

And we are so glad that he did. We were running late for our tour as we tried to fit too much into one day, but our tour guide was most hospitable and professional during our tour of this chemical free winery. The owner, Andrea...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Planeta Sciara Nuova is by far the best wine tasting and lunch experience that we have ever had. We tasted 7 wines with an excellent lunch. The wines are not the same as the Planeta wines that we have seen in the states. We were...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Jerry C
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Yes it's 25 euro pp just for 4 small tastings (no food) and a tour. Yes gambino gives you 6-7 big pours with a ton of cheese and mushrooms/olives/tomatoes for 15 euro pp, but still passopisciato has its charms. The wine is high quality, the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank PCDNY
Reviewed April 20, 2016

One of the smallest and though best wineries on the Etna. Do not miss it when you are viting Etna and want to discover some excellent wines

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed September 26, 2015

Part of our tour in Sicily was the winery Passopisciaro. Absolutely excellent wine. From our cruise ship, sicilyshoretours.com took us to Taormina and then to the foot of Mt. Etna for a tour of Passopisciaro. 6 of us. And a wonderful delicious light lunch. Would...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank GoldenGirls5
Reviewed August 19, 2015

We visit Planeta Estate in July as a family. We were amazed by Vera Ruso and the knowledge she imparted regarding the wine. The actual vineyard was beautiful and set up so nicely for us. Lunch was the best meal I had in Sicily and...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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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...More

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank JLB47
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...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank HavanaJoe65
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...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Tatyana N
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...More

Date of experience: November 2011
4  Thank cdkassotis
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