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  • Article Free for all

    The great Etna landgrab

    This article is also published in the Financial Times. See also my detailed tasting notes . Italy has no shortage of official wine territories…

    15 Nov 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Etna and other Sicilians

    Amid the doom and gloom surrounding Italy’s 2014 grape harvest, there is one wine region where growers are extremely pleased with their 2014 vintage –…

    13 Nov 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    To Food Street Catania and beyond

    This article is also published in the Financial Times.The Cataniese go to great lengths to ensure that your arrival at the city on the east coast of…

    1 Nov 2014 Nick Lander
  • Article Tasting articles

    Sicily and the south - a selection

    Yet more Italy today. Nick and I have just returned from a long weekend in eastern Sicily, where vine growers,…

    22 Oct 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Etna's ethereal 2013s

    Italy’s fondness for en primeur tastings continues unabated (see, for example, Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino, Nebbiolo Prima, etc, etc).…

    8 Sep 2014 Walter Speller
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    Consistently Cornelissen

    I first met Frank Cornelissen at a very informal tasting and dinner in London in May 2011 - the informality and the dinner courtesy of David Harvey of…

    10 Jun 2014 Julia Harding MW
  • Article Tasting articles

    Sicily gets it

    A generic tasting of Sicilian wine has become an annual fixture on London's wine calendar. The event is organised by the Istituto Regionale Vini e…

    11 Feb 2014 Walter Speller
  • Article Don't quote me

    2013 books - Europe

    The World of Sicilian Wine Bill Nesto and Frances Di Savino University of California Press £24.95/$34.95 This is…

    2 Jan 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    Planeta 2012 Etna Bianco

    From €11.50, £14.50 Find this wine I spent last Friday night in St Michael's Church, Bath, hosting a wine tasting for…

    20 Dec 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Centopassi - breaking the silence

    I am always a little reluctant to make any reference to the mafia in my reports on Italy. Not that I try to deny its existence, but I am far from…

    5 Aug 2013 Walter Speller
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    Sicilia en primeur 2013 – the final leg

    See Sicily in 2013 - a guide for links to all related articles.After my exhilarating adventures in Messina and Mamertino, followed by an impressive…

    17 Jul 2013 Walter Speller
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    Tasca d’Almerita comes full circle

    Cheek gets you everywhere. At least that is what I thought for a moment when I contacted Alberto Tasca d’Almerita (pictured below, on the phone) with…

    2 Jul 2013 Walter Speller
  • Article Free for all

    Sicily in 2013 - a guide

    Walter has been writing so many articles as a result of his travels in Sicily this year that we thought a guide to his coverage would be useful. The…

    27 Jun 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Mamertino - the tasting notes

    See The resurrection of Mamertino and Mamertino's producers - all of them. In the picture is Alessia Planeta of western Sicily who pointed Walter…

    4 Jun 2013 Walter Speller
  • Article Inside information

    Mamertino producers - all of them

    See The resurrection of Mamertino and the tasting notes. Following Alessio's car in the blazing sunlight, in stark contrast to the aquamarine sea,…

    4 Jun 2013 Walter Speller