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.
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.
From the death of Giacomo Rallo to the realization of the production project on Etna and in the Vittoria area, from the election of Antonio Rallo to lead Unione Italiana Vini to the great verticals of Ben Ryé and Mille e una Notte, and the launch of the Collections and the new website
A new symbol of the beautiful and worthy Italy, the alberello vine of Pantelleria, was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in Paris on November 26
Antonio and José Rallo: “A long term project shared with our parents Giacomo and Gabriella, to propose the excellence of Sicilian wine, from Contessa Entellina to Pantelleria, from Etna to Vittoria. All areas with an extraordinary viticultural potential.”
August 10th at Donnafugata a Calici di Stelle (Goblets of Stars) rich in emotion; the magic of the nighttime harvest becomes a composition written and interpreted by musician Nino Errera, to celebrate the accord between man and nature.