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Why you should consider planning to visit Sicily for Easter

20 Mar 2021 -

Why you should consider planning to visit Sicily for Easter

There is a popular saying that you will hear throughout Italy: ‘Natale con i tuoi, Pasqua con chi vuoi’. Christmas with the family, Easter with whoever you please. …and indeed, the Easter weekend is usually dedicated to nature walks, BBQs, picnics and day trips to visit antique towns or places of interest, rigorously to be […]


Etna’s Native Grapes: Carricante & Nerello Mascalese – on and off Etna

22 Sep 2020 -

Etna’s Native Grapes: Carricante & Nerello Mascalese – on and off Etna

Slowfood Catania organised an interesting event during Vini Milo, dedicated to two of Etna’s native grapes: the white Carricante and the black Nerello Mascalese, these grapes grown on Etna produce complex wines that age well, but what happens when they are transplanted to elsewhere in Sicily?   Oenologist Salvo Foti, owner of the I Vigneri […]



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