Wine and Oil Academy in Taormina

2 h
Food, Wine & nightlife
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible

Wine and Oil Academy in Taormina

A dream excursion for wine-lovers in the unbeatable setting of the popular town of Taormina. Let our expert, local guide show you the magic and flavour of these charming wines.

Enjoy a private wine and oil-tasting in a reduced group
Feel safe in the hands of a renowned professional sommelier
Taste the flavours of Sicily with its wines and food
Learn more about local wines and oils

A special day in Taormina across wine and oil, guided by a professional sommelier across the secrets of Sicilian tradition.

Discover the wonderful Taormina

Taormina is a small town on the east coast of the popular island of Sicily, located midway between the cities of Messina and Catania. Since the 19th century it has been a bustling tourist destination thanks to its beaches, which are accessible by an aerial tramway placed on the Ionian Sea linking up with roadways with Messina in the north and Catania in the south. Despite its size, the town boasts some magnificent archaeological sites, such as the Ancient Greek Theatre, and the Corvaja Palace, dating back to the 10th century.

Savor Sicilian specialties

What is on the agenda today is the chance to get to know more about Sicilian wines. Enjoy a small-group experience a tour across the historical centre of Taormina ending up in the enchanting San Domenico Palace. You will visit this amazing palace, and you will be treated to insider knowledge on the history and importance of the wines and oils of the tradition.  Whether you are a novice or a wine and oil lover, where better to become a connoisseur of Sicilian wines than in Taormina. You will soon learn all about Sicilian wines in your wine tasting, presented by the Sicilian wine expert.

Follow a professional sommelier across the history of local wines and oils

The informative activity is led by a professional sommelier. He will share with you the history and the secrets of local wines, the grape varieties, the fermentation and the production processes, as well with the secrets of the local oils, renowned for their quality. The tour includes a tasting of four different wines and two oils accompanied by Sicilian delicatessen. What better to take your first steps in the world of Sicilian wines and oils than allowing yourself to be guided in the expert hands of a professional, who will ensure your taste-buds recall this day for many years to come. 

  • Taormina
  • Pick up/drop off in Taormina, Giardini Naxos or Letojanni
  • Guided Tour of the Centre of Taormina and San Domenico Palace
  • Guided Tour of San Domenico Palace
  • Wine Tasting with a Professional Sommelier 
  • Local oils and wines Tasting
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

Complete information about local meeting point, time and telephone numbers, can be found on your confirmation voucher. 


Please advice about any food allergy or intollerance.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.