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Etna Wines Are Smoking Hot


Heroic viticulture. A rather romantic termĀ for the hard graft of growing grapes on steep, terraced slopes at least 500 metres above the sea.

Perhaps, then, growing grapes around Etna is super heroic.

After all, these vines lie in the foothills of one of the world’s most active volcanoes. Etna has erupted seven times so far this year, and a thick plume of smoke spewing from the main crater was visible on my recent visit to the region. (more…)

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