Visiting Florio Wine Cellars – Marsala
All year round guided tours in the old cellars. Including wine and marsala tastings.
The Cantine Florio are located in Marsala, Sicily. They are the historical winery where the Marsala wine was created and from where it left to conquer the whole world thanks to its perfume and good taste.
Nowadays the Marsala Florio production still occurs here, even though a part of the historical cellars have been restored and available to be visited by those who want to discover the world of this famous wine.
The cellars are easy to reach and they can be visited all year round.
The tour includes the visit of the coopers, where the old tuff flooring has been restored and you can admire some huge vats of the 19th century that are still used for the Marsala’s refinement.
The tour of the cellars lasts around one and a half hour and it ends in the Tasting Room Donna Franca with the tasting of four wines and in the Wine Bar florio, a shop that has all the wines of Duca di Salapruta, Corvo and Florio, and a selection of excellent hand crafted Sicilian products.
The cellars are open all year round:
Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm,
Saturday from 9am to 1pm.
Closed on the first week of January.
From April 3 until October 31, 2018, visitors can choose between 4 different tasting experiences. Reservations are mandatory.
STANDARD visit (1 hour and a half)
Recommended for families, it includes introductory 4D video, a guided tour of the winery, and the tasting of 4 Duca di Salaparuta, Corvo and Florio wines (one white wine, one red and two marsala).
Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 10:30 am and 3:30 pm in Italian, 10 am and 4 pm in English.
Price: Adults – €13 per person. Kids aged 6-17 – €5 per person.
FLORIO visit (1 hour and a half)
Includes a guided tour of the winery and the tasting of 3 Florio wines + three gastronomy delicacies.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 11 am and 4:30 pm (in Italian only).
Price: Adults – €15 per person. Kids aged 6-17 – €10 per person.
FOOD&WINE visit (2 and a half hours)
Includes a guided tour of the winery and the tasting of 4 Duca di Salaparuta and Florio wines + 4 local delicacies.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 12:30 pm (in Italian only).
Price: Adults – €20 per person. No minors allowed.
CIOCCOFLORIO visit (1 hour and a half)
Includes a guided tour of the winery and the tasting of 3 Florio wines + 3 different types of Modica chocolate.
Opening hours: Saturday, 11:30 am (in Italian only).
Price: Adults – €15 per person. No minors allowed.
Orari: sabato ore 11.30 in lingua italiana.
Costi: Adulti – 15€. Kids aged 6-17 – €10 per person.