Sicilian Success

Producers on Mount Etna climb to greater heights with vigor and determination
Sicilian Success
The view from the entrance of the Greek theatre in Tormina, Sicily with Mount Etna in the background. (Alessandro Safo/SIME/eStock Photo)
Oct 31, 2018

After World War II, much of Mount Etna's vineyard acreage was abandoned and expertise in agronomy and enology specific to Sicily and its grape varieties dissipated. But new investment and vintner interest in the region has led to skyrocketing success.

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