Tenute Mannino di Plachi, Three Magnificent Wineries Surrounded by Vines and Orange Groves
Tenute Mannino di Plachi is a combination of three charming wineries – Tenuta del Gelso, Le Sciarelle, and Podere di Pietra Marina. Most of the vineyards of the estate stand in Le Sciarella, on the southern side of the volcano Etna in Sicily. Also, for Orange Plantation, they use the fertile land of Tenuta del Gelso, the newest sub-winery, on a large plot of land. And, the Pietra Marina estate locates on the northern slope of Mount Etna.
A Visionary Winery at Tenute Mannino di Plachi
The history of Tenute Mannino di Plachi dates back to the 1800s. That time, Baron Franz Mannino started exporting typical Sicilian products, including wine and oranges, to Europe and North America. Currently, the winery produces approximately 40,000 bottles of wine every year.
A Winery Property Where Vines, Citrus Fruits, and Olives Thrive
At Tenute Mannino, the production staff uses modern farming methods, linked with Sicilian traditions to produce high-quality wines. The owner cultivates white berry vines in Le Sciarelle estate, including Carricante and Catarratto. In Podere di Pietra Marina, they grow unique red grapes, such as Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio. In addition to viticulture, the owners grow citrus fruits, vegetable gardens, and olive groves in Tenuta del Gelso estate. They produce a rich-quality red, white, and rose wines along with high-end sparkling wines. Positioned in a picturesque landscape, between the hills and vineyards, Tenute Mannino di Plachi Winery provides visitors with a chance to spend a holiday full of activities in an environment, immersed in lush countryside