Vineyards at sunset in Trapani Province, Sicily
Why You May Taste Apples
When you see an apple tree in the middle of the vineyard, that’s when you understand why, when you taste wine, it possesses a hint of apples–because the grapes and the apple tree are all feeding off of the same ground water.
View in Sambuca di Sicilia
View of the countryside at Planeta’s Ulmo vineyard with windmills (Sambuca di Sicilia)
Our May Tour, Day 9: A Multi-sensory Experience
We’ll walk into the vines with the owner of Feudo Montoni vineyard on Day 9 of our Experience Sicily May 19-31 tour with Chef Melissa Muller. Fabio will explain to us his wine-making process, take us through the estate’s cantinas, and pair his different wine varietals with the food that we’ll be making with Chef…
September Means Grape Harvest
It’s September, and that means that depending on where they are, the grapes will be ready to be harvested for wine-making. Over the next few weeks, purveyors at Sicily’s finest vineyards will be working around the clock to capture the sun, earth, air, rain, and all of the flavors that have fueled the growth of…
Vino on Etna
I am boarding my plane to Palermo from JFK right now! On my list of things to see and do in Sicily this visit is to meet with an enologist on Mount Etna who will be leading our group on Day 9 of September’s Enchanting Sicily small-group tour at a vineyard, just like this one… …
Grapevines in springtime near Salemi, Sicily.