Driving along the northern flanks of Sicily’s Mount Etna some weeks ago, I noticed how much the wine scene there has changed in the past decade.
I’d come for the 11th edition of Contrade dell’Etna, a wine event that’s part barrel tasting of the recent harvest and part Sicilian party.
“Etna was nowhere 10 or 11 years ago,” said Andrea Franchetti, founder of Passopisciaro winery and creator of the event, which opened early morning on the grounds of an ornate 19th-century villa. “Now producers come from Northern Italy to see what’s going on, and some start making wine.“ Continue reading “Etna’s Eruption (Wine Spectator)”
Iniziano le anteprime della Guida del Gambero Rosso e si parte dalla Sicilia, presente come mai prima: 22 Tre Bicchieri a testimonianza del periodo di grande crescita dei Vini di Sicilia. Continue reading “Anteprima Tre Bicchieri 2018: i Vini di Sicilia”
Nice tips about Sicilian Wines from this article on Prestige On Line:
The sizable island of Sicily at the south-west tip of Italy’s “boot” is a wine region unto itself, one of 20 in Italy, and is considered to produce some of the country’s best. With vineyards mostly on the west and east coasts of the 28,000-square-kilometre island, much of the wine here benefits from excellent climatic and soil conditions, as well as know-how that dates back centuries. We take a look at some of the top producers. Continue reading “6 Top Sicilian Wines You Need To Try”
Emozionante il racconto dell’Etna, fatto da alcuni dei suoi più grandi protagonisti: Andrea Franchetti, Alberto Graci, Salvo Di Bella, Benjamin Spencer, Salvo Foti e Frank Cornelissen su Rai Italia:
Lo trovate cliccando qui.
-SeearcherEtna is full of surprises, as Planeta winemaker Patricia Toth can tell you. As the winery produces wines from several different estates across Sicily, Toth understands the uniqueness of Etna.
Continue reading “Etna Wine Scales the Heights (Wine-Searcher)”
Quali sono i 10 vini di Sicilia più famosi e ricercati nel nostro globo terracqueo? Continue reading “I Vini di Sicilia più popolari secondo Wine Searcher”