Tag: Etna

Graci: energy, emotion and Mount Etna

Alberto Graci of Graci and Davy Żyw, our Italy Buyer, discuss the latest vintage, volcanic terroir and the mysteries of Etna.  Where children born into winemaking families are concerned, there is always a question of destiny. Many leave the coop to pursue different lines of work – many return. One such person is Alberto Graci, […]

Volcanoes and vines: on Etna’s wines

On the slopes of Mount Etna, plots of gnarly vines are perched in amongst lava flows, thriving in the volcano’s remarkable soils. Here Demetri Walters MW shares a little of what makes wines made in this extraordinary location so special

Sicily’s time in the sun

A new generation of winemakers has transformed Sicily’s reputation, proving the potential of the island’s extraordinary terroir. Here our Buyer for the region, Katherine Dart MW explains why Sicily – and Mount Etna in particular – is worthy of your attention In winemaking terms, Etna is developing a reputation for fresh, defined, age-worthy wines; for […]