The Region: “We will be at the side of companies that invest in the excellence of Sicily”

The fourth edition of Spumanti dell’Etna ended in Catania, an opportunity to promote one of the Sicilian excellences.

The morning session was characterized by the in-depth masterclass “Don’t call them rosé” at Palazzo Scammacca, conducted by Francesco Chittari, professor at the Italian Sommelier Foundation. Protagonists are the Etna companies that are characterized by the production of rosé sparkling wines from Etna.

In the afternoon, great success for the talk/tasting «Bubbles as a discovery of territories», during which the essential elements of a good wine tourism proposal were highlighted. Great importance has been attributed to the stories, the chronicle and the narration of what characterizes the visit to the cellar. Through photos of landscapes and the blind tasting of some labels, the different organoleptic characteristics and the climatic and environmental aspects of the places of production emerged.

In the evening the event concluded in Palazzo Biscari, a precious testimony of the Sicilian Baroque, where there was the presence of rich tasting stalls with numerous and prestigious Etna companies that produce classic method sparkling wines in various variations.

Great participation of the Sicilian chefs who proposed a gastronomic itinerary with eighteen different gourmet dishes cooked ad hoc for the occasion and in perfect combination with the sparkling wine labels present for tasting.

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Also present at Palazzo Biscari was the vice president of the Sicilian Region and councilor for agriculture, Luca Sammartino (in the video), who underlined the importance of excellence for the promotion of the territory. «The Region – he said – will be at the side of the production districts and above all of the companies, small and large, who want to continue investing in Sicily to grow the excellence of our land. The world admires these products and we must protect them and work to make them increasingly profitable for the entrepreneurial fabric of the island».

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