Memorable Mille e una Notte

An unprecedented tasting of all the vintages produced from 1995 to 2011: in the exclusive reportage produced by Ian D'Agata for Vinous, the “remarkable elegance and ageworthiness” of this icon of Italian wine emerges.

2016 at Donnafugata, a year of emotions and new challenges

From the death of Giacomo Rallo to the election of Antonio Rallo to lead Unione Italiana Vini, from the Etna and Cerasuolo di Vittoria project to the great verticals of Ben Ryé and Mille e una Notte, from the presentation of the Collections to the launch of the new website.

From Pantelleria an award in memory of Giacomo Rallo

The “Progetto da Pantelleria” award has been assigned posthumously to Giacomo Rallo.

Antonio Rallo President of Assovini Sicilia
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The guidebooks honor Donnafugata
Vineyards and cellars

Important recognitions for Ben Ryè 2006 and Mille e una Notte 2004, fruit of the great Sicilian native varieties Zibibbo and Nero d’Avola and for a production strategy centered on the excellence and special character of the territory

Sharp temperature variations: vineyards in great shape
Vineyards and cellars

Sultry weather in Sicily, but fierce daytime heat is mitigated by temperature variations at night. Antonio Rallo: “Nothing anomalous in our vineyards, we were actually behind on the period of ripening.”