The Dynamic Wines of Sicily

Jun 01, 2021 287

The wines of Sicily are among Italy's most dynamic, produced in regions that wine pilgrims deem worth the trip alone. During the 1990s, some of the wineries began attracting attention abroad. The new millennium brought on "Nero d'Avola mania," which subsequently thrust other Sicilian wines made from different native grapes into the spotlight.

Today, the wines of Mount Etna, the active volcano near the west coast, are the stars of island. These comprise Etna Rosso wines made from the red Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccino grapes and Etna Bianco wines made from the white Carricante and Catarratto grapes. 

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