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Donnafugata

 

Apply: Famiglia Rallo
 
Wine areas:
Contessa Entellina (DOC)
Marsala (DOC)
Pantelleria (DOC)
Sicilia (IGT)
 
Foundation year: 1983
 
Winemaker: Antonio Rallo, Antonino Santoro con la consulenza di Stefano Valla
 
Vine variety: Ansonica, Catarratto, Grecanico, Chardonnay, Viognier, Sauvgno Blanc, Nero d'Avola, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Alicante Bouchet, Petit Verdot, Tannat, Zibibbo (Moscatod'Assandria).
 
Number of bottles produced/year: 2100000
 
Most important labels:
Mille e Una Notte, Contessa Entellina DOP
Ben Ryé
Chiarandà
Tancredi, Rosso Sicilia IGP
 
Wine Road: Strada del Vino di Marsala Terre d'Occidente; Strada del Vino Terre Sicane
Description

Donnafugata grew out of the commitment of a family in Sicily that has always believed in the extraordinary enological potential of its land and has 150 years of experience in producing premium wines. Convinced that it is always necessary to be open to change in order to grow and improve, Giacomo Rallo and his wife, Gabriella, launched a new production project in 1983: Donnafugata. Their adventure took wing from the family's historic cellars in Marsala and the vineyards at Contessa Entellina in the heart of western Sicily and soared as far as the island of Pantelleria. Their children, Jos

How to get

From TRAPANI to Donnafugata Winery in Via Lipari 18, Marsala. The distance from Trapani to the company's headquarters in Marsala is about 35 km. The travel time is about 45 minutes. Take the Trapani-Marsala provincial route SP 21 in the direction of Marsala. At the roundabout keep to the right and continue along Trapani-Marsala SP 21 in the direction of Marsala. Once the city has been reached, take the road along the waterfront, keeping the sea always on the right. After passing the fishing/commercial port, the pleasure boat basin and the ERG service station, turn into Via Sebastiano Lipari to the left at the first crossroads. After crossing the rail line on the left, you will find yourself at No. 18 and a gate in the enclosing wall with the initials A.V.D. From MAZARA DEL VALLO to Donnafugata Winery in Via Lipari 18, Marsala. The distance from Mazara del Vallo to the company's headquarters in Marsala is about 25 km. The travel time is about 30 minutes. Take Highway 115 in the direction of Marsala and follow the road to the end. Upon reaching the city, turn left at the traffic light and proceed toward the sea on the Via Lipari. Immediately before the rail crossing, you will see a gate, No. 18, in the enclosing wall with the initials A.V.D.


Days and Hour opening: monday-friday: 9-13 e 15-18.30; saturday: 9-17.
 
Days and Hours visit: reservation requred; monday-friday: 9-13 e 15-18.30; saturday: 9-17.
 
Wine Tasting: yes
 
Oil Tasting: yes
 
Purchase products in the cellar: yes
 
Purchase products online: no
 
Disabled accessibility: yes
 
Coach parking: yes
 
Apply: Marta Gaspari
 
Language spoken: Italian, English