Experience Sicily’s Evelina Buttitta and her husband toured Abbazia Santa Anastasia cantina in the Madonie Mountains today. She said it was, “Bellissimo.” Sicily has a robust wine production industry. For your visit to the region, we can organize tastings and tours of vineyards throughout the island, so you can “drink Sicily” too!
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Reds, Whites, and Green Mountains
Castellucci Miano produces high-quality wines in the Madonie Mountains. The makers say method and creativity along with patience make for spectacular, remarkable reds and whites including Maravita, PerriOne, Nero d’Avola, and Syrah and Shiarà Vintage, Shiarà, Miano, CM Brut, and La Masa. Their carefully cultivated grapes grow in different micro-climates, depending on the altitude of…
Sicily in Springtime is Green
Springtime in Sicily’s Madonie Mountains near Polizzi Generosa.
Italy’s Red Roadside Houses
I’ve always wondered about these “Pompeii red” colored buildings that dot Italian state roads. They are called “case cantoniere” and they are owned by ANAS, a government agency that is responsible for the maintenance of the country’s roadway system. ANAS, or Azienda Nazionale Autonoma delle Strade (National Autonomous Roads Corporation), was founded after WWII in…