Learn About Feudo Montoni
Feudo Montoni is one of Sicily's most historical producers of Nero d'Avola, the estate dates back to the XVI century, when the prized Vrucara single-vineyard was first planted in the Contea di Sclafani area (650 mt asl), and the resulting wines immediately prized by Andrea Bacci (the Vatican's court official sommelier) in his De Naturali Vinorum Historia.
Ever since the...
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Learn About Sicily
Sicily makes a lot o' wine. From Marsala, the sweet, fortified wine of the region, to up-and-coming Nero d'Avola, this hot and hilly region is diverse. Sicily was at one time more quantity focused than quality, and while it's still producing a great deal of wine, the quality coming out is much better. With poor soil (great for grapes), warm sunshine, little...
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Learn About Nero d'Avola
the warm island off the coast of Italy, has found its grape hero. Nero d'Avola
has long been the indigenous grape variety of the area, but was originally relegated
as a blending agent to add color and body to other wines of the region. In the
past few decades, Nero d'Avola has come into...
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