Etna's Chestnut Past

The forests on the volcano Etna contain hundreds of thousands of chestnut trees. Over the last millennia the forests have served as a resource for wood barrels and tanks.  When compared to other wood containers, research has proven that the chestnut wood helps the red wines (Etna Rosso) retain deeper color for a longer period …

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Anguria / Watermelon season

These gorgeous melons are popping up everywhere — in granite, bevande, per dolce dopo pranzo. At about 0.40€/kilo you can’t get a better summer delight. ‘Anguria’ is a Greek and Byzantine word for this fruit, though ‘cocomero’ can also be used.

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