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February 2017

A Well-Dressed Sicilian
The stylish cult wine producer behind Palari brings his Nerello experience to Mount Etna
Posted: Feb 27, 2017 12:00pm ET

Salvatore Geraci is one of the world’s most well-tailored winemakers. With his soft-shouldered suits from Naples and handmade shoes and shirts from London, the 60-year-old architect and wine producer is also one of Sicily’s most colorful characters.

“Coco Chanel said, ‘Fashion fades. Style endures,’” says Geraci in his new “garage-wine” vineyard in Passopisciaro, on Mount Etna’s north face. “I want to make wines of style.”


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Heirloom Etna
Pietradolce specializes in old vines and experimentation
Posted: Feb 13, 2017 5:45pm ET
At Pietradolce, on the slopes of Sicily's volcano, Michele Faro is dedicating his efforts to century-old sites, pre-phylloxera vines and experimental wines. Wine Spectator contributing editor Robert Camuto pays a visit.
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