Meeting at Porta Messina, the entrance ancient gate of Corso Umberto, we will find the best food spots in town on this two-hour Taormina food and wine tour. Led by a local food-loving guide, your tour includes several typical Sicilian food and wine tastings as you explore Taormina’s foodie neighborhoods.
Meet Sicilian traders and chefs at typical Sicilian bars and restaurants. Hear recipe secrets from the people behind Sicilian’s oldest food traditions absorbed by the marvellous frame of Taormina’s old city center. The tour takes you into the historic Taormina’s old city center and an ideal place to get a real taste of Taormina. Savor its delicious food, soak in its vibrant culture and meet the people who keep so many wonderful food and wine traditions alive.
You will visit three different venues where you will try different samples of fresh seafood. Enjoy Pepata di cozze, mussels in typical Sicilian sauce, Fritturina di Paranza con Verdure Croccanti, a Mediterranean mixed fried fish with crunchy Sicilian vegetables and Alici alla Beccafico con Pesto Trapanese, filled anchovies with Sicilian pesto. All these tasty sample of fresh fishes will be accompanied by a Sicilian white wine Grillo igp Sicilia tasting.
The second venue will be a Sicilian wine bar where you will try some samples of Sicilian land food. Try various Bruschettas, hot crunchy Sicilian bread with Etna DOP Olive Oil, the classic one with tomato, onion and basil and others with olives, artichokes and sweet dry tomatoes. Other typical Sicilian appetizers will be served such as mixed Sicilian cold cuts, soups, Sicilian cheeses with honey and marmalade and the famous Sicilian Caponata. Everything will be accompanied by three typical Sicilian red wine tastings of Nero D’avola, Etna Rosso and Cerasuolo di Vittoria.
The tour will end in the final venue for Sicilian pastries and liquors tasting. Cannoli alla ricotta, almond pastry, pistachio pastry, torrone with limoncello, passito wine and almond wine tasting will be served.
Just follow your expert guide through the town and eat and drink like the locals. An amazing culinary experience!