Learn About MandraRossa
The perfect Mediterranean climate and terroir of Sicily are ideally suited for making wine. Of course, the best winemaking requires more than natural gifts. Enter Settesoli, one of Europe"s largest and most respected wineries.
Led by Diego Planeta, president of Settesoli, in the early ‘90s, with single-minded focus, Planeta made an all-out commitment to the creation of top...
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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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