In this four-hour educational and entertaining class we examine the geography and flavors of the Mount Etna landscape with an expert-led winery tour and tasting of the region’s native grape varieties: Carricante and Nerello Mascalese.

By spending time with winery owners, educators and winemakers, and our own passionate experts, students are given the unique opportunity to learn about Mount Etna’s functional historic palmento and modern techniques used in high-altitude volcanic winemaking.
Etna Wine School – Half-day Wine SchoolDiscover the power and nuance of Europe’s most dynamic grape-growing region with our unique fun-filled half-day wine course.

After a short tour, we have a guided tasting of classic Etna Bianco and Etna Rosso wines followed by the estate’s premium international blends. This is a great opportunity to learn fun wine appreciation techniques directly from our expert.

This course includes: Wine tasting, seasonal Sicilian foods, and an expert-led educational experience to one winery.

All courses are arranged and led by the Etna Wine School’s Director of Education, Benjamin Spencer AIWS/DWS.

This is a wine appreciation course. Beginners and experts welcome. This course fills up quickly. Private groups available for up to eight (8) people. Group classes also available.

Luxury Transportation can be added for an additional fee.