Etna Wine Trail
The vines grow on Etna sandy soils of volcanic origin, rich in texture. This wine-growing district was also known to the civilizations of the past, considering the ancient origins of viticulture in the area.
Etna was the first designation of origin to obtain the recognition of the denomination of origin, the DOC Etna, in 1968. The disiplinary has also remained intact since its writing, while maintaining the prediction of the volcano autocnoni vines for the production of Etna D.O.C. types in his Red, Rose, White and White Superiore.
The grape varieties typical of the Etna DOC areas are Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio for red grapes. For thoes wites Carricante, Cataratto, and Minnella.
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Others wineries at Etna
Barone di Villagrande (Milo)
Az. Vinicola Benanti Srl (Viagrande)
Cantine Nicosia (Trecastagni)