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Imagination, knowledge and deep roots. The Donnafugata wines are a passionate interpretation of Sicily and its sensorial universe. Donnafugata was created in Sicily by an enterprising family with 160 years’ experience in premium wines. The adventure...more
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Via Sebastiano Lipari 18, 91025, Marsala, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

DONNAFUGATA runs a tight ship and obviously knows how to run a wine visit as they seem to run one group after another through a standard tour and tasting routine. We picked the one that includes a light lunch so we got food pairings with...More

Thank jsteffenson
Visitare_Donnafugata, hospitality manager at Donnafugata, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jhon S, Thank you for visiting our wine cellar in Marsala. We are happy to know you enjoyed your tour and wine tasting. We hope you can visit us again in the future maybe in our wine cellar on Pantelleria island, so you can...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon having a simple lunch paired with some surprisingly delicious wines. We were a little surprised that this is not a vineyard but the factory in which the wines are produced , stored and bottled. Not what we expected however our...More

Thank RR1031
Visitare_Donnafugata, Hospitality Manager at Donnafugata, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear RR1031, thank you for coming in our cellar in Marsala. The next time, if you want visit our vineyards, you can come on Pantelleria island where we cultivate zibibbo grapes and produce our passito di Pantelleria DOC Ben Rye. We hope you'll come the...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We did a trip from Trapani to Marsala on the train and after an explore and bite to eat we wanted to do something else. Made a call and booked onto the 16:00 tour and tasting of 4 wines, they also offered a pairing with...More

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Visitare_Donnafugata, Hospitality Manager at Donnafugata, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Dear RhiRi, thank you for coming in our cellar and for your review. We suggest you another kind of tasting in which you can try food and wine: come, for example, on Pantelleria island where we offer special tours in our estate. You'll see vineyards...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

I found this five-generation estate due to the Marsala wine which they do not produce here any more but left with the old barrels in their collection room. This winery starts to be more diverse in their production from light fun wine to full bodied...More

Thank elDente
Visitare_Donnafugata, Hospitality Manager at Donnafugata, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Dear elDente, thanks for your kind review. We hope you can change idea about Mille e una Notte once it will be released next november. Please feel free to contact us, we would be very happy to help you. Regarding the labels it's a very...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

A very poor tour, the guide wasn't "selling" the whole wine tour experience ie. only showed few pictures & told where wineyards are in the island, brought us to the facilities where packaged boxes of wine are stored & showed the machine that does it...More

Thank Rimante B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We thought we were going to taste Marsala...but we were pleasantly surprised to find a winery instead. Our private tour was given in English by a knowledgeable young woman. The production side was informative.. the tasting even better. We had six wines paired with five...More

Thank emilie r
Visitare_Donnafugata, hospitality manager at Donnafugata, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

THANK you emilie r for your time with us and your review. We are so glad of your opinion regarding our services: guide, visit and products. Thank you for sharing with us your point of view about the food pairings. Keep enjoying our wines. Best...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

A short but informative tour of the grounds/cellars was followed by a tasting of 4 wines paired with traditional Sicilian street food. The wines were great and I fell in love with the passito Ben Rye - a sweet dessert wine. The food was well...More

Thank Sarah V
Visitare_Donnafugata, Hospitality Manager at Donnafugata, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Dear Sarah V, we are glad about your rewiew...thanks a lot. So you could taste other versions of Zibibbo grapes: Ben Ryè is the top one but Kabir and Lighea could surprise you, especially if you taste it on Pantelleria island in our Khamma estate....More

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful young lady who toured us thru the history, winery and food and wine pairing . We tasted 4 wines with 4 food offerings. Very nice wine at decent prices. Beautiful dayMore

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Visitare_Donnafugata, Hospitality Manager at Donnafugata, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Paul B, thank you for your kind words spent on Tripadvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience here in Donnafugata and that you appreciated our wines. We are looking forward to welcome you soon again, in order to try a different tasting....More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We highly recommend this tour. Stefania , our guide was very knowledgeable and gave a complete tour in English. We had eight people on the tour and celebrated my wife’s Birthday. Everyone sang Happy Birthday in their own language. Italian , Ukrainian , French ,...More

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Visitare_Donnafugata, Hospitality Manager at Donnafugata, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Dear Jim D, thank you so much for visiting us on such an imporant date for you and writing your positive feedback. The atmosphere in every Donnafugata estate helps join together wine lovers from all over the world that share the common bond of enjoying...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Me and my family recently visited their winery and vine yards. Thanks goes to Alessandro, Marta, Laura, Francesco and the American guy! So impressed by their Exceptional service. They are friendly, informative, helpful and professional in every way especially in presenting their products. Good coordination...More

Thank Diane F
Visitare_Donnafugata, Hospitality Manager at Donnafugata, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Dear Diane F, thank you for you feedback. We are glad that you've enjoyed our tour and tasting here in Marsala. We hope to welcome you once again, maybe in Pantelleria or in Contessa Entellina for Calici di Stelle (every year on August the 10th)...More

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