[tps_title]4. Sardinia, Italy[/tps_title]

20150522_112750Above Sicily off the coast of Rome lies the Italian island Sardinia. With its magnificent and interesting geography Sardinia has a diverse portfolio of offerings from amazing hiking paths, to breathtaking beaches surrounded by Mediterranean water, to unique cuisine, and some of the most interesting and well crafted locally produced Italian wine. Sardinia has a lot to offer!

Celebrate Wine

Festa della Birra Trinitaiese is an annual festival in Sardinia held during the week of ferragosto (typically the second weekend in August). You can expect traditional folk dance, music, traditional Sardinian sweets, and drinks. This is a magnificent event in Sardinia, and not to be missed!

Top Wine to Experience in Sardinia

  • Cannonau di Sardegna, 2012 ( a red wine from the Italian island of Sardinia. It is made fromCannonau, the local name for the Grenache – one of Sardinia’s most successful wine grapes.)
  • Alberto Loi Jerzu Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva Sardinia, 2005 (Loi winery produces some of the very best Cannonau in Sardinia. Alberto Loi Riserva is a powerful, full-bodied, austere red with hints of cherries and plums.)
  • Capichera Vermentino Isola dei Nuraghi IGT Sardinia, 2008 (One of the first great whites produced on the island. It hits the nose with notes of orange blossom, rosemary and thyme, and evolves in the mouth with a perfect balance of acidity and sweetness, citrus fruit and minerals.)

Where to Enjoy Fine Wine

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MiraLuna Restaurant is located in the beautiful luxury resort Relais Villa del Golfo & Spa. The hotel is one of the most hidden places of Gallura, largely due to the fact that it closely resembles a luxury Sardinian gated community with traditional architecture. The hotel is surrounded by beautiful white beaches surrounded by clear Mediterranean water.

Yacht BonAria is the private sailing yacht is exclusive to guests staying at the luxury resort Relais Villa del Golfo & SpaThe yacht is at your disposal fr a private day of sailing along the coast of Sardinia where you can enjoy local wine and cuisine, while taking in the beautiful views of the surrounding islands. Be sure to check out the famous “Pink Beach”, and spot the “elephant”, “bear”, and “crocodile” created by natural rock formations.

Villa del Golfo Spa
Località la Conia Cannigione
07020 OT, Italia

20150522_205957Are you looking for authentic Sardinian cuisine in a homestyle setting? La Colti Restaurant at the ” La Colti ” farmhouse-restaurant radiates tradition. The Gallura farmhouses , serves authentic Sardinian cuisine with fresh ingredients, and even keeps to the tradition of  the Gallura region. There is no menu s be prepared to sample various family style courses, and come with an appetite! The menu is an ever changing concoction of the cooks, and relies on  the availability of seasonal produce.

La Colti Restaurant
Loc. Cerra, 07029
Tempio Pausania OT, Italy
+39 347 560 6462

To learn more about how and where to enjoy top wine from Sicily – including Catania and the surrounding areas visit Sardinia Tourism online here, or follow them on Twitter or Facebook.

Cheers,

Mo

 

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