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.

Fresh ricotta made daily …

Making ricotta takes time. For six generations, the Sgroi family has been producing traditional artisanal cheeses on the slopes of Mount Etna. We love what they do, and we encourage you to visit their store — via Mazzini, 74-76 in Santa Venerina. +39-095-950-222

Cronache Di Gusto Gives The EWS a 'ThumbsUp'

On the eve of our very first class, May 28, the Palermo-based EnoGastronomic magazine Cronache Di Gusto published a short interview with the Etna Wine School’s lead agronomist, Valeria Carastro. During the interview, Valeria shared the strategy for our new innovative wine educational center based on Sicily’s east coast, in the Mount Etna zone. Here’s …

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Welcome to Paradise!

After several long years of planning, deliberating, communicating and training, I am happy ecstatic to announce the launch of the Taormina Wine School. Based on the dramatic slopes of Sicily’s beautiful Mount Etna, The Etna Wine School will offer innovative education programs for passionate oenophiles, wine trade professionals, craft winemakers, and sales personnel. Whatever your …

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