Sicilian Virtual Wine Tasting Experience
Get transported to the hills of Sicily with our Sicilian Wine Tasting Experience. Our partner, Cecilia Sitran, is a wine educator and sommelier based in Italy who got her start organizing wine experiences in Venice many years ago. She’s on a mission to make the complex world of wine understandable and enjoyable for everyone by offering a virtual wine tasting journey full of flavors, aromas, fragrances, traditions, and legends.
For this Sicilian wine tasting experience, you and your group will taste wines from the Di Giovanna family winery, nestled in the mountainside of the Monte Genuardo nature reserve near Sicily’s Sambuca di Sicilia and Contessa Entellina comunes. The Di Giovanna family is one of the oldest wine families in Sicily and their focus is on hand-crafting wines using grapes harvested from native Sicilian vines. All of the Di Giovanna family’s vineyards are organically cultivated according to EU standards.
Each shipment for this virtual wine tasting experience includes:
- 1 bottle of Vurria Nero d’Avola (Red)
- 1 bottle of Vurria Nerello Mascalese (Red)
- 1 bottle of Gerbino Rosato di Nero d’Avola (Rosé)
Per shipment cost (varies by region, includes wine and shipping)*:
- EU ($140)
- Asia ($185)
- Canada ($200)
- Australia ($205)
- India ($225)
- Mexico/Brazil/Argentina ($220)
- USA* ($185)
*There is a flat $250 Host Fee per group for the virtual wine tasting
Cecilia Sitran is a wine educator and sommelier based in Italy. She started to organize wine experiences in Venice many years ago and has translated her format into a fun online experience. As she states “I offer you a journey made of flavors, aromas, fragrances, traditions and legends. I am waiting for you!”. This package offers international shipping options in Europe, USA, and Asia. See below or submit an inquiry for more details.
Private Live Hosted Events
All our events (like this one) are fully interactive virtual experiences led by expert hosts through zoom or your platform of choice.
We offer white-glove service so nearly every aspect of our experiences can be adapted for your needs.
We offer a wide variety of international options to help your events make a global impact.
Premium Kits & Ingredients
Our virtual experiences include premium kits that have been carefully curated to leave a lasting impression with attendees.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does a virtual experience cost?
Prices vary, but they generally start at $70/shipment and can go upward of $500/shipment. This estimated price incorporates the materials, domestic (ground) shipping, and hosting fees. Expedited & global shipping options may incur additional fees.
What is the recommended lead time for a virtual tasting?
We recommend 2 weeks lead time from the day of payment and delivery of shipping information. If you need something quicker we can arrange for expedited shipping or recommend other options that might be available.
How does shipping work?
You will need to provide us with a list of all the shipping addresses. If you would like help with this we can put together a google form and send it to your participants on your behalf.
Where can you ship your virtual experiences to?
We can ship and/or make arrangements for participants in the US, Canada, Europe, and other global regions. Let us know where you your participants are and we can help with some solutions.
Can you accommodate dietary restrictions and non-drinkers?
Yes! We have a variety of Mocktail and food kits that we can ship out. We can also curate custom packages to accommodate participants with special requests.
What platform do you use to host your virtual tastings?
We use Zoom for all our tastings. If you are at an organization that prefers a different platform you're more than welcome to set up a meeting link that our virtual tasting hosts can jump on.
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