Pantelleria DOC Festival
The Pantelleria Island consortium and the Volunteer Consortium for the Protection and Enhancement of DOC wines of the Island of Pantelleria are pleased to present Pantelleria Doc Festival from August 31 to September 9, ten days dedicated to the discovery of Pantelleria and its DOC wines that will involve everyone the producers of the excellence of this territory and of the doc wines of the island.
Nature, sport, culture and food and wine will be the ingredients of this wonderful event in which the typical products of the island of Pantelleria and its wines will be the leitmotif.
There will be ten unmissable days in which to observe the island from numerous points of view that are certainly unique and exclusive. For the more adventurous and nature lovers,
will be proposed daily excursions on foot, by bike, by boat and by kayak, which will allow you to admire the beauty of the Pantelleria terraces from land and sea.
For lovers of wellness, you cannot miss excursions to the most evocative places among mud and warm natural waters, while archeology enthusiasts will be able to enjoy ad hoc routes to get to know the archaeological sites of Pantelleria and touch the traces of the history of the man on this island.
Visits to the vineyards will also be organized every morning to participate in the harvest and listen to the story of the old farmers. In the afternoon, a visit to the winery will allow you to watch the vinification of the grapes and taste the precious nectars that originate from them.
To round off these ten days, a series of events that will allow us to tell the traditions of this island from countless points of view. The main container of these events will be the Castle of Pantelleria that between its mighty walls and its magical atmosphere during the days of August 31, 03 and 05 September will revive moments of ancient traditions including puppet shows, documentary film screenings, stories and poetry evenings dedicated to the traditions of the earth realized in collaboration with the Preziosa Pantelleria committee.
The interiors of the castle will also become a place of smells and ancient tastes, it is within its innumerable environments that the producers of the excellence of the territory will alternate and a series of seminars dedicated to the island's wines and not only proposed during the three days by the Consortium Volunteer for the protection and enhancement of DOC wines of the island of Pantelleria.
There will also be folkloristic challenges and games that will involve the ancient districts of the island.
From sunset onwards there will be a succession of events in restaurants and bars for aperitifs and dinners where the DOC wines of Pantelleria - dry white, sparkling, Muscat, passito and sparkling wine - will be enhanced by dishes made by the great chefs of the island with typical Pantelleria ingredients .
For those who want to learn the secrets of the island's cuisine instead
and its recipes, there will be four appointments dedicated to the Pantelleria cooking school.
After dinner, the absolute protagonist will instead be the Passito di Pantelleria, which every
evening will be told and tasted in always different and surprising combinations, from cigars to chocolate, from jazz to meditation. And for the tireless, there will also be long nights of music with the Wine Party in the nightclubs distributed throughout the island.
It will be an event aimed at enhancing the peculiarities of this island: its products, its traditions and its inhabitants, whose work - particularly harsh and extreme - has defined their "heroic" viticulture and the practice of cultivating grapes zibibbo with Pantelleria tree, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
We also remind you that the Pantelleria Island Consortium has launched a series of promotional packages for all tastes, ranging from hotels, dammusi and resorts.
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