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No Fear in Firriato

~ Trapani Harbor, Sicilia ~ Growing premium wine grapes in Sicily’s often harsh climate can be challenging.   Recent years have seen more producers focusing on growing quality grapes and striving to make delicious wines from many of Sicily’s indigenous varietals.  I’ve spotlighted some…

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Antinori….

…the name needs no introduction.  It’s right up there with any iconic name you can imagine regardless of the topic. Florentine royalty for generations, the Antinori empire now spans estates in every major winemaking region of Tuscany. From the Santa…

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Lady Madonna

The Il Marroneto farm was purchased by family patriarch Giuseppe Mori in 1974.  His son Alessandro is in charge of the winemaking reins and has elevated the estate to revered levels.  Using traditional methods focusing on natural, wild yeasts, large…

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