The Vendemmia In Sicily

Currently throughout Sicily grape growers are measuring the sugar, acid, and tannin levels of their grapes in preparation for the annual vendemmia, or grape harvest. Up to now, wine-making has been about caring for the vines, pruning the growth, and ensuring that the fruit has received enough air, sunlight, and water for an abundant and…

On Sicily | Demeter And Persephone With Rosa Rizza

One can’t talk about Sicily without considering the ancient myth of the goddesses Demeter and Persephone (aka Kore). An agricultural society from the time of the ancient Greeks, the 4000-year-old story of mother and daughter and the circle of life and death helped the leadership of the Sicilian colony establish a new civilization and create…

Presenting The Cannoli Case

Experience Sicily has teamed up with Dancing Ewe Farm in Granville, NY to present the Cannoli Case, a box containing all you need for the freshest, most delectable sheep’s milk ricotta cannoli paired with passito wine from Tuscany. All sent directly to your home. Then, on Wednesday, July 22 we’ll gather on Zoom for a…

Sicily-Inspired Yoga Online

The summer solstice is upon us, so it’s a perfect time to pause and recognize the glories of Mother Nature. Join us online on Thurs., June 25 at 5:30pm EDT for Nourish Your Soul-stice, a Sicily-inspired yoga practice and discussion. Certified yoga instructor Clio Mallin will lead a 20-minute gentle chair/standing practice that will connect…