Your Own Pet Crater

I found the following note in a memoir I stumbled upon while doing research for my book about the wines and wineries of Mount Etna. The memoir, “Unprotected Females In Sicily, Calabria, And On The Top Of Mount Etna” was written by Helen Lowe and published by Routledge, in London, in 1859. The memoir is …

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Etna "breathes"

During a ten-year study of Mount Etna, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory filmed the expansion and contraction of the mountain surrounding the vertical and lateral lava chambers that constructed and reconstructed the volcano over the recent 220,000 years. Between 1992 and 2001, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) used …

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Etna's Secret Weapon

Every wine region has a secret that makes it different. It’s not something that’s kept from the public, per se, but it is an important item of information that is so much a part of the dialogue that it falls between the cracks. Read More >>>

Everyone's Talking About Etna

Every week, we read another article that mentions Etna and her wines. The (#etnabianco) white wines from Carricante, along with the (#etnarosso) red wines made from Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio are certainly worth writing about, but what are journalists saying? What are consumers reading? And what should you think?

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