Sunday 28 May, the appointment that celebrates the culture of quality wine throughout Italy is back: at the historic cellars of Donnafugata in Marsala, guided tours, Slow Food workshops on autochthonous vine varieties, tastings of great vintages from the winery's historic reserve and the art of baking by Fratelli Vescera, passionate guardians of ancient Sicilian grains.
Donnafugata, in 2014, exceeds about 10,000 visitors: This is the number of wine lovers who decided to visit the historic cellars in Marsala or the Contessa Entellina and Pantelleria wineries. Excellent results obtained from the annual appointments: “Cantine Aperte”, “Calici di Stelle” which recorded nearly 2,000 people.
Cantine Aperte, one of the Italian wine world’s most appealing events, will again include Donnafugata. On Sunday, May 27th, the Sicilian winery will welcome wine-lovers into its historic Marsala cellars from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Acquainting them with the territory, vineyards and winery, Donnafugata shows how premium wine is created
Donnafugata triples its efforts, to the delight of visitors to Sicily exploring its wine & food treasures. In addition to being able to tour its historic Marsala cellars and Pantelleria winery, starting this summer, lovers of fine wine can also visit Donnafugata’s Contessa Entellina estate.
Cantine Aperte, or Open Cellars, one of the most intriguing events in the Italian wine world, will be held at Donnafugata once again. On Sunday, May 30 the Sicilian winery will open its historic Marsala cellars to wine-lovers, renewing its contribution to the growing wine tourism trend.