The Sicilian grape grillo on the stage, Il Fondo Antico wines prize

Lorenza Scianna is a winemaker at the wine producer Il Fondo Antico in western Sicily, not far from Marsala. She was one of the first to believe in the characteristics of the grape grillo and since 2002 she makes a wine with a hundred percent grillo called Grillo Parlante (the talking grasshopper). At the end of November, Grillo Parlante won the price for the best white wine in southern Italy at the Radici del Sud wine competition where BKWine Magazine´s Åsa Johansson sat in the jury.

Read Åsa’s interview with the winemaker on BKWine Magazine: Grillo Parlante wins the award as southern Italy’s best white wine.

We also do wine tours to Sicily.

 Grillo Parlante from Sicily

Grillo Parlante from Sicily, copyright A Johansson

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