It’s been quite a week. The New Wines of Mount Etna received the coveted Gourmand Award and the New York Times listed the book in a write-up about the year’s best wine books. We figured we can’t finish the week without a third special announcement. TODAY ONLY WE ARE OFFERING THE EPUB version of the …
It’s always nice to start your day off with good news. Yesterday morning I woke to the sound of a message from a friend that I had won an award for my new book, The New Wines of Mount Etna. With one eye open and half of my consciousness still in a dream, I typed …
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Today, we publish The New Wines of Mount Etna, the first book about the people who live and make wine on Mount Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano.
Making wine on Europe’s largest active volcano isn’t easy. Triumph and sacrifice are in perpetual rhythm. Yet, throughout history, the unique flavors of the food and wine arriving from the volcano Etna far outweighed the dangers of living and working there.
After centuries of successful international trade, Mount Etna’s vineyards were abandoned in the twentieth century. Today, an attentive generation of winemakers are is refocusing the spotlight on these inimitable volcanic wines
In The New Wines of Mount Etna, American wine expert Benjamin Spencer goes beyond the vines to explore the history and rebirth of the UNESCO World Heritage Site that has everyone talking about Sicily.