Text by Samuele Mazza and Riccardo Cotarella and Elena Berlinghieri
Dedicated to the most exclusive wine estates, this volume is a wonderful journey along the wine routes of Sicily with special attention to the rising stars of the Etna Valley, all brimming with charm and atmosphere.
Discover Sicily's wineries in its farmhouses, historic residences, traditional estates, and large rural complexes located in a magnificent region renowned for its beauty. The book is organized into wine-growing areas and offers the opportunity to explore the whole island, passing through natural parks and visiting the island's many art destinations.
This stunning book is perfect for those who love to daydream and travel to seek out unusual places characterized by beauty, hospitality, and fine wine. It showcases wineries and farmhouses restored with a charming balance between sites of production and hospitality, combining modern comfort with respect for the past.
Sicily's wines are the perfect expression of the island's complexity and variety, and this volume provides an introduction to the local wine tradition. The island of Sicily is a realm of contrasts and cultural and environmental variety, from the snows of Etna to the sun-drenched beaches of Capo Passero, from art-destination cities to the islands of the archipelagoes, providing the perfect backdrop for wine tasting.
About The Author
Samuele Mazza started his career as a fashion designer in the 1980s before expanding to different disciplines. In addition to organizing exhibitions, he designs events and installations. Riccardo Cotarella is one of the most successful winemakers in Italy and head of Assoenologi, the national trade association. Cotarella is also copresident of the Union Internationale des Oenologues. Elena Flavia Castagnino Berlinghieri is a tenured professor at IULM and carries out scientific research concerning archaeology and the protection of cultural heritage.