Sicily moves towards greater stylistic clarity


For a quick look back in time, see Jancis's report on Sicily, Italy's new California, written 15 years ago. See this guide to all the articles in Walter's current series on Sicily. 

The presentation of the new vintages at Assovini’s annual en primeur event in Catania, Sicily, in May, showed many a sign that its producers are searching for more original wines. The various Nero d’Avolas demonstrated that the grape is well able to express its origin, but labelling them all as DOC Sicilia leaves wine lovers mostly clueless about this vital fact (see DOC Sicilia starts to show...