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  1. Stef Yim of Sciara: A Mount Etna Natural Wine Journey from Hong Kong via California

    Stef Yim of Sciara: A Mount Etna Natural Wine Journey from Hong Kong via California

    Originally from Hong Kong, Stef Yim began his wine career working as a sommelier in fine dining establishments...

  2. Alberto Graci: Champion of Mount Etna Wine Traditions

    Alberto Graci: Champion of Mount Etna Wine Traditions

    Alberto Graci grew up experiencing winemaking through his grandfather who had made wine from family vineyards in central Sicily.  He was working as an investment banker in Milan when the death of his grandfather brought him back to Sicily and to wine.

  3. Keeping Sicilian Tradition and Resurrecting Forgotten Varietals with Massimo Padova of Riofavara

    Keeping Sicilian Tradition and Resurrecting Forgotten Varietals with Massimo Padova of Riofavara

    Turning on to the drive leading up to the Riofavara Vineyards in Val di Noto, the first thing you notice is all the plant and animal life thriving around you. The biodiversity on the vineyard is evident from the gate, butterflies abundant and flora in full bloom. Massimo Padova and his family have been growing vines for generations but only began bottling their own juice in 1993.

  4. Artisanal Craft and Natural Wine in Alcamo, Sicily: Alessandro Viola and Luigi Stalteri

    Artisanal Craft and Natural Wine in Alcamo, Sicily: Alessandro Viola and Luigi Stalteri

    "Having visited Alessandro and Luigi back in 2018, I was given a first-hand look at how special Alcamo is. The quiet town on the glamorous Mediterranean coast is shadowed by a natural reserve sitting atop a mountain about 800 meters above sea level. This natural reserve gives birth to abundant pines, luscious green foliage and sweet fresh air. This is where Alessandro and Luigi’s vineyards are located." Marco Salerno

  5. Open the Treasure Box of Diverse Sicilian Wines with Tasca d'Almerita

    Open the Treasure Box of Diverse Sicilian Wines with Tasca d'Almerita

    For many years now, Tasca has been committed to Sicilian wine production, a leading example for family-fun wineries to take themselves to commercial heights, with the laudation around the world. 

  6. What to Drink in 2020 ‘That Won’t Require I Go Back to Work’

    What to Drink in 2020 ‘That Won’t Require I Go Back to Work’

    "...we thought this would be a good moment to lay out how we scope out a wine store – what we look for, what we avoid – when we are looking for wines that won’t break the bank." Dorothy J. Gaiter & John Brecher
  7. Eduardo Torres Acosta's volcanic wine journey from Tenerife to Mt Etna Sicily

    Eduardo Torres Acosta's volcanic wine journey from Tenerife to Mt Etna Sicily

    Eduardo Torres Acosta took the bold move of moving from his home in Tenerife to Sicily and is a making animated, terroir focused wines on the north side of Mt. Etna.
  8. Bonaccorsi: Etna's First-And-Always

    Bonaccorsi: Etna's First-And-Always

    ValCerasa was one of the first wines to be imported from Mount Etna to the United States and for good reason.
  9. Castellucci Miano: Born to be a Rebel

    Castellucci Miano: Born to be a Rebel

    Castellucci Miano’s wine is not a jock, a popular chick, but a rebel. By Marco Salerno.
  10. History in a bottle: ArmosA

    History in a bottle: ArmosA

    Cantina ArmosA is located in the town of Sicili, belonging to the Province of Ragusa, in the southeast corner of the island. ArmosA has a great sense of their region's history disregarding fleeting trendy moments of today, audaciously evokes emotions of historical consciousness.
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