Sicily
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1 hour
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Ita-Eng
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Bronte pistachio: the green gold of Sicily

Do you want to find out how the famous Bronte Pistachio PDO is grown? This experience allows you to learn many curiosities about one of the most popular Sicilian specialities. Meet the producer and taste delicious Bronte pistachio specialities.


What you’ll do

  • Walk among Bronte pistachio trees on the slopes of Mount Etna
  • Visit the factory where the famous Bronte pistachios are cultivated
  • Taste Bronte pistachio PDO and delicious derived products: 1 portion pistachio cake (or ice cream if available in season), 2 bruschetta with pistachio pesto, 2 bruschetta with rich pesto, various sweets between crunchy and biscuits, pistachios and almonds, water, pistachio liqueur.

What to expect

1. Walk in the countryside

We will start our farm experience with a walk in the countryside among our Bronte pistachio trees. During the walk in the countryside, I will explain to you in the field the techniques we use to grow Bronte pistachios, known and appreciated all over the world.

Immersed in an uncontaminated environment on the slopes of Mount Etna, I will tell you about the values and cultural meanings that the cultivation of Bronte pistachios has in the Etna region. You will discover that Bronte pistachio is consumed and appreciated throughout the year because it helps fight stress by stimulating a good mood.

2. Visit the Bronte pistachio factory

We will continue our food experience in the farm to show you how we process Bronte pistachio PDO using artisanal techniques, respecting the authenticity of the raw ingredients and Sicilian tradition. You will learn that for pistachio Bronte means an infinite number of creative and tasty recipes.

3. Taste Bronte pistachios with the farmer

We will taste together our genuine Bronte pistachio products, without food preservatives or additives. In particular, you will savour 1 portion pistachio cake (or ice cream if available in season), 2 bruschetta with pistachio pesto, 2 bruschetta with rich pesto, various sweets between crunchy and biscuits, pistachios and almonds, water, pistachio liqueur.

If you prefer, you can also book the aperitif or lunch/dinner with Bronte pistachios


The Food Expert: our farm is situated on the volcanic slopes of Mount Etna in an uncontaminated environment in Bronte Sicily. My husband and I are committed to making the products of our family business well known beyond Sicilian borders: it has been growing for over fifty years specialities such as Bronte Pistachio PDO (EU protected designation of origin) and Sicilian almonds.

Our mission is to respect the values and cultural meanings that the cultivation of Bronte pistachios has in the Etna area, enhancing its potential on national and international markets in the wake of Sicilian bakery and culinary traditions.

Where Bronte, Catania – 1 h from Taormina
When From Monday to Saturday. Saturday, on request

Duration 1 hour

Start time 11.30 a.m.
Important information
  • We suggest that you wear comfortable clothing for your Bronte pistachio tour
What’s included
Walk in the countryside
Farm visit in Bronte Italy
Bronte pistachio Tasting
What’s not included
Transport

Price per person: € 29,00

Cancellation policy: all bookings for the Bronte pistachio tours can be cancelled within 3 days from the start date of the experience. Read the Terms and Conditions.

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Our farm is situated in Bronte, on the volcanic slopes of Mount Etna in an uncontaminated environment.

My husband and I are committed to making the products of our family business well known beyond Sicilian borders: it has been growing for over fifty years specialities such as Pistachio of Bronte PDO (EU protected designation of origin) and Sicilian almonds.

Our strength is the artisanal production and the use of natural raw ingredients of the highest quality, which we transform into sweet and savoury delights.

We offer authentic products, representative of the history and territory of Mount Etna, in the wake of Sicilian bakery and culinary traditions.

These values have allowed us to be appreciated both in Italy and abroad.

Review

5.00 based on 1 review
12 September 2021

The tour was great, really intresting! Learnerd a lot about pistachio and the family tradition. Good English speaking Guide. And the tasting well worth your time and money.

Greetings from Holland.

Milena & Iris

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