Cantine Barbera: Alla scoperta del Vino- Discovering wine at Barbera Wineries

Menfi



Located in the wonderful coast of Porto Palo (Menfi) where the vineyards face the sea and grow in the sand, Cantine Barbera offer you to have different experiences: wine tasting, lunch and the chance to do a short lesson in wine (three hours).


Cantine Barbera is a family run winery, managed by the owner Marilena Barbera. They produce organic wines in the wonderful territory of Menfi. The visit of the winery is always free, and takes about 40 mins, if you also want to visit the vineyards, it would take another hour (you will need to have a car).

Wine tastings:

Wine tasting of local grapes• Inzolia Sicilia DOC • Dietro le Case Inzolia Menfi DOC • Nero d’Avola Sicilia DOC • Coda della Foce Rosso Menfi DOC €. 24,00 person
Wine tasting CRUS of current year• Dietro le Case Inzolia Menfi DOC • Piana del Pozzo Chardonnay Menfi DOC • Azimut Merlot Menfi DOC • La Vota Cabernet Sauvignon Menfi DOC €. 25,00 person
Wine tasting reds of current year• Nero d’Avola Sicilia DOC • Azimut Merlot Menfi DOC • La Vota Cabernet Sauvignon Menfi DOC • Coda della Foce Rosso Menfi DOC €. 25,00 person
Wine tasting -comparative two different years• Piana del Pozzo Chardonnay Menfi DOC (current year) • Piana del Pozzo Chardonnay Menfi DOC (last year) • La Vota Cabernet Sauvignon Menfi DOC (current year) • La Vota Cabernet Sauvignon Menfi DOC (last year) €. 26,00 a person

Wine and food tastings:

Appetizer: cheese and cold cuts, typical dark bread with EVO oil from Castelvetrano, sardine rolls, panelle and potato croquettes, sausage cooked in wine, omelette with local herbs. Wine: Inzolia- Nero d'Avola IGT € 26/pax

Sicilian light lunch :(1,5 hour, Options depending on the season)

• Starter: sardine rolls, omelette with local herbs, ricotta cheese fried balls with herbs, selection of local cheese

• Main course plus aside: oven baked anelletti pasta, meatballs with tomato sauce, aubergine stuffed rolls,seasonal vegetables,

• Dessert: depending on the season

• Coffee, water, typical dark bread from Castelvetrano

• Wine tasting: Inzolia e Nero d’Avola (current year) €40/person

Proper Sicilian Lunch - (2 hours, options depending on the season)

• Starter: sardine rolls, omelette with local herbs, ricotta cheese fried balls with herbs, selection of local cheese, parmigiana with aubergines, etc.

• First course: oven baked anelletti pasta, pasta with sardines, oven baked pasta with cauliflower, rice pie with pork bolognaise sauce and tuma cheese etc.

• Main course plus aside: fish rolls, pork bites with sweet spices, mackerel fillets, pork fillet with lemon and orange pesto, etc.

• Dessert: depending on the season

• Coffee, water, typical dark bread from Castelvetrano

• Wines: 2 basics + 2 crus matching with the menu (current year) € 50/pax

Short lesson in wine (three hours)

The course is for all those who want to learn or work in the varied and fascinating world of wine starting with the basics, and who wish to learn how to recognize the quality by tasting it.

Everything is covered in a simple and clear lesson, during which you will learn basics of viticulture and enology and obviously taste some wine! At the end you will taste three wines: a white, a red and a sweet wine.

PROGRAM • Guided tour of the winery: cellar, bottling room etc. • Introduction to the wine world, the history of vine, the wine market evolution. •  The vine cycle, from planting to fruit ripening. • The different grape varieties: Italian varieties, international varieties. • Elements of winemaking: winemaking in white and red, fermentation, aging, stabilization and bottling. • Proper storage of wines. • The wine service: how to open a bottle, the right glass • Analysis of taste sensations: visual, smell, taste. Wine tasting (3 wines) Cost per person: €40 (min 10 people, max 20).

 


wine tastings in Palermo and wine tours in Sicily (Menfi)
Duration: > 1 hour - Rates: > 24


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