The Earthquakes and Eruptions of 1669

The 16th and 17th centuries were hard on Etna inhabitants. Multiple, very damaging, prolonged eruptions resculpted the territory, devastated the landscape, displaced residents, wiped out villages, and buried valuable agricultural space. One eruption was particularly destructive. Following several days of strong earthquakes, a collapse in Mount Etna's central crater on March 11, 1669 forced open … Continue reading The Earthquakes and Eruptions of 1669

“Etna is …” #Winelovers Speak

https://youtu.be/GHmKXEsHxN8?rel=0 For the best experience, watch the video above in HD (high definition). [Select "settings" in the lower right of the screen and choose your preferred resolution.] I do a lot of grass roots wine education—for individuals, small groups, sommeliers, importers, wine schools, and journalists—using Etna as a lens to have an engaged conversation about … Continue reading “Etna is …” #Winelovers Speak

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 >>>

‪‎WINE‬ + ‪ENGLISH‬ = BELLA SERATA!!!

‪‎ Etna Wine School‬, ‪Table Babel‬, ‪Cappella Bonajuto‬, and Linguae World invite you to an exciting evening of wine edutainment at CAPPELLA BONAJUTO, in the heart of historic Catania, SUNDAY/DOMENICA, MARZO 29, 20:00 – 23:00. €20 You can register for this fun and collaborative event directly through the Table Babel Website – http://www.tablebabel.com/events/136 | Prenotazion … Continue reading ‪‎WINE‬ + ‪ENGLISH‬ = BELLA SERATA!!!