A mosaic of different conditions between western and eastern Sicily for harvest already underway. Early harvesting and drop in production at Contessa Entellina and Pantelleria and good expectations for the Vittoria and Etna productions. The harvest will be almost 100 days long.
Calici di Stelle at the Donnafugata estate is back. August 10, at night, the big festival of quality wine: a multisensory experience of music and tastings
From 6 to 10 July, the Dolce & Gabbana High Fashion, High Tailoring and High Jewellery Collections were presented in Palermo. For the four days of presentations, Dolce & Gabbana chose the prestigious wines of Donnafugata, the Sicilian winery with 5 generations of experience in quality wine.
Young American archaeologist Randall Souza receives the prize instituted by the Sicilian winery in collaboration with the Scuola Normale of Pisa. At Contessa Entellina, Sunday 25 June, the “Giuseppe Nenci” Prize was given to the young American archaeologist Randall Souza.
On June 22, Winergy, an exhibition realized by students of the Catholic University of America (CUA) Faculty of Architecture, was held at the Donnafugata winery on Pantelleria. The title Winergy – the union of “Wine” and “energy” – evokes the vitality that characterizes the wine and its production process on a volcanic island like that of Pantelleria.
The Passito di Pantelleria is among the wines selected for the ninth edition of the prestigious tasting “Les Vins Liquoreux du monde” held in France, in the heart of Sauternes.
Sunday 28 May, the appointment that celebrates the culture of quality wine throughout Italy is back: at the historic cellars of Donnafugata in Marsala, guided tours, Slow Food workshops on autochthonous vine varieties, tastings of great vintages from the winery's historic reserve and the art of baking by Fratelli Vescera, passionate guardians of ancient Sicilian grains.