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Benanti Winery

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Uncorked & Cultivated from Australia-Sicily Wine & Food Tour 2017

Benanti reception cantina is an amazing place. This is quite an ancient site; part of the... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Scudamore-Smith
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Brisbane, Australia
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We tasted five very distinctive wines here, three reds, a white, and a sparkling white, all top... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
D S
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Portland, Oregon
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We perform guided tours of Vinicola Benanti during the week. We start with an excursion on the vineyard Monte Serra, which is an ex crater of the Etna. Here we have the Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio vines, with major part pre-philoxera and...more
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Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 361, 95029 Viagrande, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Benanti reception cantina is an amazing place. This is quite an ancient site; part of the installation contains an old style "Palmento" which was the old Sicilain way of making wine by foot stamping over slate tiles to stages of production separated by lower elevations;...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

We tasted five very distinctive wines here, three reds, a white, and a sparkling white, all top notch and delicious. I have no doubt we'll be hearing more about this label, and the Etna region generally, in the future.

Thank D S
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We visited this wonderful vineyard on Nov 11th and 13th, 2017. We could not have had a more fabulous time! We scheduled a wine tasting and food pairing over the phone a few days before our tasting. The vineyard is family owned and at the...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

After climbing fascinating Mount Etna we realized we still had some time to visit a nearby winery that was able to benefit from the rich volcanic soil in the region. I checked my list of nice wineries in the area and we headed off to...More

Thank Mke H
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Wow! Had an incredible experience at Benanti winery, definitely one of our favorite places in Sicily. The winery is family run and has a great story and history. Get the lunch, it’s sooo good. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I hired a driver to take my wife and I as well as our older daughter to the Benanti Winery. We were joined by two other couples so our group was made up of 7 people. From the pictures on Trip Advisor, it appears that...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Our tasting and light lunch in Benanti was just delicious! Valentina was a great sommelier, interesting and fun, great st explaining the processes they used at the winery and explaining the notes of each wine! The setting was just beautiful, and the light lunch they...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We are so grateful to our sommelier at the monaci delle terre nere for recommending this place. Grazie Mariella!! We were met with a beautiful sparkling wine, had a little look around the grounds and where they used to produce wines. Thereafter it was a...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

After visiting Mt. Etna, we headed to Benanti Winery for a tasting tour. Our group of 8 did the ‘dynamic tasting’ which involved a foot tour of the entire property including the vineyards and various tastings around the property. The tastings culminated in a 5...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

A gorgeous winery and surrounding vineyards, wonderful owners, and most importantly very tasty wine. We were hosted here, with a larger group, for a tour and private dinner and it was the highlight of our trip to Sicily. Thank you to the Benanti family.

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Jason L
11 May 2018|
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Response from D S | Reviewed this property |
Jason, I was also there on an organized tour, so I can't really speak to your specific questions. But I can vouch for the quality of the wine -- top notch -- and the friendliness of the staff. Definitely worth a stop... More
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Svetlana S
4 September 2017|
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Response from pbudny | Reviewed this property |
I would encourage you to contact them directly to try to arrange this, as this is not something most places in Italy do. Generally restaurant only operate starting at noon.
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