As the wines of Mount Etna have risen in quality and acclaim over the course of the 21st century, credit is due to the dedicated growers and producers who brave the unforgiving terrain of one of the world's most active volcanoes.
- "...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
- 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.
- "...it's cool because there's these microclimates that exist within the valley that make growing wine there specifically very, very unique and different." -Claudio Sottile
- "I just took a sip of a wine and I feel like I stepped into darkest space." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher on channeling Stanley Kubrick and the rebirth of the Sicilian wine industry.
- "Sicily has become a modern, trendy region with a fantastic offer in terms of diversity, quality, know-how in vinification and vineyard cultivation." Count Laurent Bernard de la Gatinais in conversation with Lisa Denning
- If you have heard about the Salina or Lipari islands, then it is probably because of their delicious Malvasia passito-, dessert-style wine. The Aeolian Islands, as they are collectively named, have a lot more to offer than sweet wine.
- 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.
- Di Legami is a small family winery in the Trapani area of Sicily. Headed up by winemaker Sebastiano Polinas and owners Giuseppe and Gabriella Di Legami they farm 45 hectares of vines are all tended to organically and harvested by hand.