Sicily is blessed with all the natural elements necessary, including the wind and the sun, on which the winegrower depends for the production of quality grapes. Casa Vinicola Firriato, which is in the heart of the region with the densest concentration of vines in the whole of Italy, was created during the mid 80's. The strength of this company is its youth and the producers, Salvatore and Vinzia
Been born historical company in far away 1833, Wine cellars Florio form Marsala is one of the main productive truths of the Sicily. Since the origins, Florio has oriented its production to the Marsala wine obtaining, in the specific field, beyond 60% of the market. The activities of Florio come carried out in the plant of production beam of Marsala that, strongly of a surface very 50,000 meters square and of a hit directed to the sea in the ancient part of the city, accommodates the secular wine cellars of the company, able to manage beyond 5 million litres of Marsala wine in stalks oak.
The wine house Maggio Wines, united to the agricultural company of family, is situated in the classic zone of production of wine D.O.C. Cerasuolo di Victoria, red dry famous of ancient tradition, defined one pearl of the sicialian enologia. Also the family Maggio has contributed to the decided revaluation, heading above all to a product. É for this reason that with to other producers of the zone Maaggio Wines it has entered to make part of the Consortium of Protection of the Cerasuolo di Victoria, with the explicit purpose to maintain elevates it to you qualitative standards caught up you and to favor a careful consumption and an image of all respect in the Italian wine scene.
In the feature of pointed out sicialian coast on the Mediterranean, furrowed from soft and sunny hills between the templi of Agrigento and Selinunte, from the times of the Magna Greece the cult of the screw is handed on. Here the mitezza of the climate, the generosity of the land, the cure of the man has created the vineyards of Mandrarossa. Between 6.000 hectares of vineyard, the Settesoli Wine cellars has selected in the time 600 hectares more detached viticola vocation. Today beside the vitigni of the native tradition, which Grecanico and Nero d' Avola, are magnificently acclimatize vitigni international which Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sirah to you.
Marco De Bartoli can be considered the living symbol of Marsala, and of Sicilian wine in general, thanks to his respect for the past and hopes for the future – despite the doubts that continually plague him. In the 1970s, Marco took over from his mother, Josephine, in running the country farm, Baglio Samperi. Here grapes for the making of Marsala had been cultivated for more than 200 years, but Marco, with his degree in agronomy and admirable curriculum as a racing-car driver, had no intentions of getting bogged down in a declining industry. He turned sun-baked stone buildings into cellars where he followed a personal vision of Marsala, decorating every available space with his collection of antique cars.
The history of the Mazzei family is closely linked not just to the history of winemaking in Tuscany, but to the political and cultural history of the entire region. The first documents that name the Mazzeis – originally from the winemaking area of Carmignano – date back to the early eleventh century. The family coat of arms, bearing three wooden hammers, tools emblematic of the cooper’s trade, also dates back to this time. In the fourteenth century, the coat of arms instead displayed three iron maces that still adorn it today. Since the very beginning, the Mazzeis have been winemakers and active participants in Florentine cultural and commercial life, even holding important posts in city government
Heat, earth, air, initiatives, ideas, actions: Nature and Man are inseparably joined in the creation of that unique and often irreducible phenomenon that is wine. Different places, different men make wines that are unique: the wine in the glass is the very image and expression of that diversity. It is often a unique air, whose constituents cannot be teased out, that develops into a long, complex score orchestrated by time.
Our company has long specialised in cultivating vines and producing vine our forebearers have been doing so for the last 150 years. We are situated on the hills to the North-East of Campobello di Licata in the province of Agrigento, Sicily in area particularly suitable for grape growing. It encompasses over 30 hectares - some 75 acres - and a small part of it was once in the Barony of Ravanusa, where the best native grapes were grown and where even nowadays there are some varieties, which several years of study and experimentation have shown to be essential to achieve top quality wines.
The Morgante Winery is located in the pristine countryside of southern Sicily. Grotte is a town in the province of Agrigento that was at one time famous for an abundance of sulphur mines. The Winery represents one family's initiative to employ five generations of viticultural experience and for the first time, make their own wine from the fruit of their vineyards. br In 1994, Antonio Morgante, with the enthusiasm of his sons, Carmelo and Giovanni, decided to vinify his own grapes. This decision represents the beginning of a strong commitment to achieve the best results with indigenous grapes like Nero D'Avola whilst keeping an eye towards innovation and international grape varieties at the same time.