Tenute Mannino di Plachi’s winery tradition was born in 1800 year when the Baron Franz Mannino became to export wine and orange in North America and Europe, winning awards in various exhibitions around the world. Now Tenute Mannino di Plachi is a farm and winery company and a lots of turist come every day for winetasting or lunch, dinner and other ecotourism activities. In this moment Mr. Giuseppe Mannino is Consorzio Tutela Vini Etna DOC’s president.
We have a wide range of products: wine production is concentrates on ETNA grapes: Catarratto, Carricante, Nerello Mascalese e Nerello Cappuccio marmellades of orange, lemon, bitter orange and mandarin with pells and honey of zagara, like our family’s ancient recipe; D.O.P extra vergin olive oil with the autocton kind of Etna’s olives: Nucellara etnea; Cream of: green olives, black olives, sun dried tomatoes and spicy; sun dried tomatoes; oranges, avocado and vegetables. All production is proper and therefore allows to guarantee quality and traceability, from raw material to finished product.
Our company is made up of three different structures:
“Podere Pietra Marina” on north side of Etna and at 550 mt of altitude, in Castiglione di Sicilia. Here is situated our red grapes, Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio, our wine cellar and hour olives production. “Le Sciarelle” on east side of Etna On 400 mt of altitude in Viagrande. Here is situated our white grapes; Carricante and Catarratto and avocado’s production.
- Etna Rosso D.O.C. “Tenute Mannino dei Plachi”
- Etna Rosso D.O.C. “Vasadonna ” – Riserva
- Etna Bianco D.O.C “Tenute Mannino di Plachi”
- Etna Spumante “Tenute Mannino di Plachi”
- I.G.P. Terre Siciliane Rosso “Tenuta del Gelso”
- I.G.P Terre Siciliane Carricante “Tenuta del Gelso”
- - Spumante Metodo Classico “Caterina di Plachi”
“Tenuta del Gelso” is last our company, its past has been focused on grape infact we have one of the biggest Palmento of the area that testifies the ancient family wine production; now we have 65 hectars of citrus and a big vegetables garden.