Vineyard Tour

A three-day event dedicated to the lovers of high quality wine and food, country atmospheres and nature.

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Unspoiled landscape, vineyards kissed by the sun, Mandrarossa wines and country cuisine are the protagonists of the Mandrarossa Vineyard Tour which annually takes place in Menfi at the end of August to celebrate the greatest harvest in Europe. A three-day event dedicated to the lovers of high quality wine and food, country atmospheres and nature. Every day you can follow a fascinating itinerary through the finest vineyards, listen to the winegrowers’ tales and join the harvest. At Casa Mandrarossa, in a genuine and relaxed atmosphere, you can taste traditional country wines and food.

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During the Vineyard Tour you can also explore an unspoiled area with plenty of beaches of very fine sand and natural reserves, participate in organized excursions on horseback, on foot, by bike, onboard a sailboat or as passengers of an ultralight aircraft or a hang-glider. Then, in restaurants at night, you can enjoy local cuisine as interpreted by chefs and paired with Mandrarossa wines. After dinner, you can sip a good glass of wine while listening to live music at Mandrarossa Wine Bar. This is what our Vineyard Tour will offer: the chance to experience direct contact with the land and its fruits, meet country people, savor local food and wine, relax and enjoy a new and rare well-being.

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Harvest

Join the greatest harvest in Europe. Menfi winegrowers start working from the first light of dawn. Their vineyards are little family jewels. The air is fresh and smells of must, and tractors swarm about through the fields in a joyful and festive atmosphere.

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The winegrowers’ tales

Join the harvest and listen to the winegrowers’ tales to find out about the different types of grapes, country rituals and customs as well as hand-picking methods.

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Hand-picking of grapes

Accompanied by the winegrowers and equipped with scissors, you can actively participate in the harvest and collect your own bunches in a basket.

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On-the-spot wine tasting

When the harvest is finished, in accordance with farming tradition, you can enjoy your well-earned rest sitting in the shade with a nice glass of wine made from the vineyard’s grapes.

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Nature Tours

Vineyards that stretch as far as the eye can see, olive groves, pasture lands: the true Sicilian countryside with its simple and genuine atmospheres. And then the coast, with its untouched beaches adorned with sinuous dunes. Nature tours will offer you the chance to enjoy this land and its stunning natural beauty.

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On horseback

Explore unspoiled beaches.

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Trekking and Bike

Trekking among the dunes or bike-riding among the rows of grapevines.

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On Sailboat

Admire the wild coast from the sea

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On ultralight aircraft and hang-glider

Fly as passengers of an ultralight aircraft or a hang-glider and view the vineyard mosaic from above.

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Mandrarossa Wines and Country food

Ingredients, preparation methods and recipes are illustrated by the Ladies of Menfi at the Counters where you can both see them cooking and taste country food. Handmade maccarruna (macaroni), homemade tomato sauce, bread made with Sicilian ancient grains, typical cheeses, traditional desserts and many other local dishes are offered, paired with Mandrarossa wines.

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Wine tasting counter

A large tasting counter where you will find Mandrarossa monovarietal wines as well as the territorial wines obtained from grapes cultivated in highly suited contradas.

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Guided technical tasting

For those in search of strong sensory emotions, these Laboratories held by wine and food experts suggest, analyze and discuss the best pairings of country food and Mandrarossa wines.

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Land food & Wine Laboratories

For those in search of strong sensory emotions, these Laboratories held by wine and food experts suggest, analyze and discuss the best pairings of country food and Mandrarossa wines.

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Cooking and tasting counters

Each counter is dedicated to a different raw material: bread, vegetables, pesto, oil, pasta, cheese and desserts.

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