We are on the north side of the Mount Etna, Passopisciaro, contrada Feudo, in the heart of the “Alcantàra Valley”. Unique view, which can be enjoyed even more if taken with a subjective eye.
Here, indeed, the beauty of the landscape
stays in the eyes and mind of the viewer.
If you look at it with an objective eye instead, you can enjoy the value of the landscape in its natural components: the valley, completely covered by dispersing vineyards, and the river that arises and divides the valley from the Etna that overlooks behind it. The same river creates a boundary beyond which you can make out the outskirt of Messina and the hill towards the Nebrodi, a mountain range that hides the Tyrrhenian Sea and that is characterized by a prosperous and charming vegetation.
In this fascinating ecosystem, the winemaker has been playing a decisive role for at least two decades. Thanks to his daily activity, he becomes also the first and unaware landscape architect. The scenery itself becomes the mouthpiece of culture and tradition, where the wine is first and foremost altruist, donating an added value, and, in return, it receives two outstanding titles: “wine of identity” and “wine of landscape”.
The richness of this introduction, full of landscape and cultural references,
reveals the backstage where, among others, emerges an exceptionally unique figure. Continue reading