Focusing on Mount Etna as a source of inspiration and historical perspective, we deliver expert consulting and educational services for wineries, sales personnel, sommeliers, passionate winelovers, and gastronomic tourists.


Etna Wine School – Benjamin Spencer

Benjamin Spencer, AIWS/DWS

Benjamin Spencer is the director of and lead instructor for the Etna Wine School. In addition to holding a Diploma from the London-based Wine & Spirit Education Trust, Ben is an author, journalist, wine judge, and a professional winemaker with more than fifteen years experience working with artisan and internationally traded wine brands in California and Italy.


We offer on-request wine tours for professionals and winelovers. Tours include various options for vineyard and winery visits, typical Sicilian foods, and expert-led education courses and tastings. Contact us to learn more.


Our services are available on a consultation and full-service basis.

Wine Production – We offer private and professional consultation for craft wine brands. Our lead winemaking consultant is Benjamin Spencer.

Education & Training – Wine can seem overwhelming and confusing at times. By learning about the traditions and current practices of the global wine trade we are able to bring the world of wine into focus. We offer wine list creation, front-of-house training, and various educational courses for wine lovers and trade professionals.

Brand Communications & Representation – We offer private training and a la carte communications strategies and representation for wineries. Because of our unique backgrounds in diverse areas of international trade, we are able to design and implement innovative domestic and international programs using traditional media outlets, social media, and on- and off-site representation, we are able to help your brand achieve maximum exposure in various markets.

Social Media Programs & Website Design – We build websites and develop communications programs for wineries, restaurants, travel agencies, and more. Get on the web and start communicating today!

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