On the 20th August 1535, after three long days of navigation, Charles V, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, landed at Trapani. This was the beginning of the trip that would take him, as it will take us, on a voyage to the interior of
Modica, a city set like a jewel into a high plateau of the Ibleo mountains, rich in its millennia-old history and its gastronomical treasures, famous all over the world.
Modica divides up its countryside, a fertile one, with muragghiuni, classic dry walls, constructed without cement but
I receive the notice – an electrifying one – from Bocum Winebar & Mixology (Palermo) and arrives as a true bolt from the blue between delicious tapas, fabulous cocktails from Gianluca Di Giorgio, and an extraordinary spaghetti with sea urchins from Diego Battaglia.
Franco Virga and Stefania
The success of Mount Etna, the most famous Sicilian viticultural area has no desire to stop or slow. Both critics in the wine sector and the international press continue in their fervent praise the unique character of this angle of the island which, with its
Cantine Aperte / Open Cellars - Sicily
Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28, 2017
Open Cellars is the most important wine tourism event in Italy. Since 1993, member wineries of Movimento Turismo del Vino open their doors to personally meet the public on the last Sunday in May.
10 Best Wine Travel Destinations of 2017
Pack your bags and explore our editors' list of adventures for the wine obsessed.
By the Editors of Wine Enthusiast
Sicily, Italy | Best Wine Destinations 2017
Explore a hotspot of beaches, volcanoes, ancient ruins and great wine and food.
By Kerin O’Keefe
Published on January 5, 2017
The Villa Romana del Casale is a Roman villa urbana built in the first quarter of the 4th century and located about 3 km outside the town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily, southern Italy. It contains the richest, largest and most complex collection of Roman mosaics in
One of the world’s largest and most interesting mosaic covered surfaces can be admired in the Cathedral of Monreale, a city located near Palermo in Sicily. Financed and created by the Norman-Sicilian king William II, called “Il Buono” (the Good), the artistic area that we
“Calatenixet …resolvitur Castrum foeminarum” (Goffredo Malaterra, De rebus gestis Rogerii Calabriae et Siciliae comitis et Roberti Guiscardi ducis fratris eius).
A curious city, at the center of everywhere and nowhere at the same time. A no place full of human ingenuity and history, fundamental elements of
Part I - Bacharach and a small piece of Sicily.
The middle valley of the Rhine is an area at the limit of survival for the vine. Riesling, the German grape variety which is at home here, reigns sovereign in this 80 mile (130 kilometer) stretch