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Palermo: 2-Hour Sicilian Cheese and Wine Tasting Tour

Product ID: 26969
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Immerse yourself in the native Sicilian cheeses and wines on this 2-hour tasting tour in Palermo. Step inside a beautiful 16th century home to sample 6 wines and 6 cheeses from the local area. Finish off the tour with typical sweets and desert wine.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
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Wheelchair accessible
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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn how to identify and taste Sicilian wine and cheese
  • Try 6 different wine samples and 6 different cheeses of Sicily
  • Relax in the charming and friendly location inside a 16th-century building in Palermo
Full description
Don’t miss out on this wonderful tasting tour of the best typical Sicilian wines and cheeses inside a charming 16th century private home, just a few steps from the famous Arab market Vucciria. This 2-hour tour is ideal for those who do not have enough time to travel to one of the wineries, many of them far from the city of Palermo.

Inside a peaceful and relaxing home environment you can enjoy tasting original Sicilian wines, including Frappato, Nero d'Avola, Catarratto, Grillo, Anzonica (Insolia), and Grecanico. All wines will be happily combined with the best Sicilian cheeses, including Primo Sale, Caciocavallo fresco, Ricotta infornata, Canestrato, Vastedda del Belice, and Tuma persa.

Enjoy sampling the wines and cheese, served with good black bread from Castelvetrano or Monreale and a rich mixed salad. To finish off the cheese and wine tastings, you will be served original cassatelle (fried sweets) of San Vito lo Capo and the classical sweet wine Zibibbo.
Includes
  • 6 different Sicilian wines
  • 6 different Sicilian cheeses
  • Black bread of Castelvetrano or Monreale
  • Rich green salad
  • Riedel glassware
  • Typical Sicilian ricotta sweets
  • Zibibbo sweet wine
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer to and from the hotel/B&B/port/train station

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Piazza San Domenico, near the entry to the store La Rinascente, Palermo

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Important information
Know before you go
Transfers to and from the hotel/B&B/airport/train station are available on request.

A different schedule is possible on request.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 20 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.9/5

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Product ID: 26969