Wine Trekking: Milo Hike and Barone di Villagrande Winery Tour

Depart: NAS II at 8:00 am, Marinai at 8:15 am, NAS I at 8:30 am
Return: 5:30 pm
Cost: $65 (Includes transportation, naturalist guide, wine tasting, and lunch)

Difficulty Level: 3 - Levels are from 1 (easiest) to 5 (hardest)

Enjoy a pleasant hike in the forests of Milo, visit the century-old “Quercus Ilex”, one of the oldest and most enchanting sites on Mt. Etna.  The duration of the hike is 2.5 hours and it will be on the lava flow from the 1982 Mt. Etna eruption.   Afterwards, we will stop for wine tasting and lunch at Barone di Villagrande in Milo, a century old winery with a marvelous palmento and a terrace watching the harbor of Riposto up to Taormina. You will have the opportunity to gain an understanding of the natural environment of the area and what it can offer to the local wine community.