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• Etna “has potential to be Burgundy of Italy”

Etna “has potential to be Burgundy of Italy”

The volcanic region of Etna in Sicily has the potential to become Italy’s answer to Burgundy, according to one of the region’s top producers. “Our native red grape Nerello Mascalese has very similar characteristics to Pinot Noir, but with the rusticity of Barolo,” Giuseppe Benanti of Azenda Agricola Benanti said. Speaking at the World Wine […]