Palermo: 2-Hour Sicilian Cheese and Wine Tasting Tour

USD 128



Escape into the authentic flavors of Sicily on this 2-hour culinary journey through Palermo. Step into a stunning 16th-century residence, where you'll discover the rich tapestry of local tastes. Savor six expertly curated wines, perfectly paired with six artisanal cheeses from the surrounding region. To round off this gastronomic adventure, indulge in traditional sweet treats and a glass of sublime dessert wine.

Step into the heart of Sicilian culture with an unforgettable wine and cheese tasting experience in a 16th-century private home, nestled just a stone's throw from the vibrant Arab market Vucciria in Palermo. This condensed 2-hour tour is perfect for those with limited time, eliminating the need to venture far from the city to visit a winery. In the tranquil surroundings of this charming home, you'll embark on a gastronomic journey, savoring a selection of authentic Sicilian wines, including Frappato, Nero d'Avola, Catarratto, Grillo, Anzonica (Insolia), and Grecanico. Each wine is thoughtfully paired with an array of artisanal Sicilian cheeses, such as Primo Sale, Caciocavallo fresco, Ricotta infornata, Canestrato, Vastedda del Belice, and Tuma persa. As you indulge in the wine and cheese pairings, you'll enjoy accompaniments of crusty black bread from Castelvetrano or Monreale, as well as a fresh mixed salad. To complete your culinary adventure, treat your taste buds to traditional cassatelle (sweet fried treats) from San Vito lo Capo, perfectly paired with the sweet, golden Zibibbo wine.