Sicilian Dry Stone Walls: Why They are Important and UNESCO Protected.
Who would have thought a wall could receive a UNESCO heritage designation? That’s right. Anyone who has ventured in Europe has seen these... Continue Reading
Nero d’Avola: No Country for Old Grapes
Nero d’Avola wine has a funny history. It is a grape with an identity complex. If you go the northern slopes of... Continue Reading
Carob: The Sicilian Tree of Life
Well, we can’t consider the carob tree Sicilian. Its origins extend from Greece yet we believe the Arab dominations of the 800s... Continue Reading
More Volcano Than You Can Eat: Monte Lauro
January is upon us here in the Ragusa Valley. One truth about the local climates is that it is hot during the... Continue Reading