sicily

  1. 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

  2. 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. 

  3. Summiting Mount Etna - The Revitalization of a Volcano's Ancient Viticulture

    Summiting Mount Etna - The Revitalization of a Volcano's Ancient Viticulture

    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.
  4. 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
  5. 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.
  6. Claudio Sottile: Following NYC Dreams to Sicily and Back

    Claudio Sottile: Following NYC Dreams to Sicily and Back

    "...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
  7. Donnafugata, Tasca and Kubrick: Our Odyssey Into a New Sicily

    Donnafugata, Tasca and Kubrick: Our Odyssey Into a New Sicily

    "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.
  8. Laurent Bernard De La Gatinais of Tenuta Rapitalà On The Winemaking Renaissance In Sicily

    Laurent Bernard De La Gatinais of Tenuta Rapitalà On The Winemaking Renaissance In Sicily

    "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
  9. Salt, Capers and Volcanic Grit: Nino Caravaglio

    Salt, Capers and Volcanic Grit: Nino Caravaglio

    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.
  10. 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.
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