Frappato, you’re ready for the big leagues – 2015 Valle dell’Acate Vittoria Il Frappato

The saying goes that wine tastes better if/when you’re drinking it where it’s produced. For example, a nice Chianti Classico with dinner at a trattoria near Panzano. Some people have even brought wines home with them from their trips only to say that it just didn’t taste as good once they were back home. I…

Ragusa, Vittoria and red wine with fish (Sicily Part 3)

The road from Marsala to Ragusa (which passes through Agrigento, home to The Valley of the Temples) leaves a lot to be desired. A lot. There are countless bridges, most quite long, perhaps 2km or 3km, that span the countless hills and valleys that blanket the inner countryside of Sicily. The bridges themselves, or should…