Sicily’s Wines: Taste for Yourself

In recent years, Sicily has attracted the interest of serious wine connoisseurs. And with good reason: its terroir offers rich, volcanic soil, many grape varieties, numerous microclimates, and multiple generations of vines. Combine that with a new generation of vintners, and that equates to fantastic wines. You may be familiar with Nero d’Avola, Marsala, Grillo,…

Wine Connection

Connecting people to their heritage in Sicily brings me great joy, and this weekend I was thrilled to be able to connect two sisters to Sicily, this time through wine. They explained that their last name is Aitala, and asked if I knew how they could purchase the Sicilian wine of the same name. Well,…

Vineyard Hopping

Vineyards around Mount Etna produce remarkable wines. Each vineyard has its own personality and approach to wine making. Many combine grapes from different parts of the island with those grown on the slopes of the volcano. The result is a bouquet of aromas and flavors that range from lemony citrus and earthy olive to nutty…