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Viticultori Associati Canicattì

An Ambitious Project from an Ancient Land. A co-operative Wine-cellar with 40 years of history, looking to the future and modernity.

At the heart of an age-old Sicily, where the relationship between man and nature has created civilisation and history, Viticultori Associati Canicattì has embarked on a new Wine-producing Project, which is founded on the distinct qualities of a unique and extraordinary land. In the sunniest and driest part of the island, in an area which nestles up against the territories of Caltanissetta... (Read)Tags: project, canicattì, cellar, italy
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Wines and territories of Sicily

Viticultori Associati Canicattì is committed to producing regional wines, capable of expressing the soul of this ancient yet modern part of Sicily.

Vines and the land: a complex and varied context. 1,000 hectares of vines, 480 subscribing Members and 60 different vine-growing types. Gently-undulating hills no higher than 600m asl, bathed in sunlight, characterised by an age-old lack of water and soils markedly conditioned by the presence of minerals (sulphur, potassium and calcium) render this land a surprising and natural chemical laboratory... (Read)Tags: wine, canicattì, viticulture, italy
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Wine-cellar and Production

All the various working and aging phases in the Wine-cellar reflect a productive strategy aimed at promoting quality and a sense of regional identity.

The Wine-cellar and Production. Producing regional, quality wines to span the market. With the same rigour evident in the production processes as that which the Members deploy in looking after their vines, all the various working and aging phases in the Wine-cellar reflect a productive strategy aimed at promoting quality and a sense of regional identity. Individual batches of grapes are selected... (Read)Tags: quality, wine, cellar, italy, products
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The project of Taccia Caci

The project involves the exploitation of underground shafts of the mine sulfur for aging wine in barrels and bottles.

There is a part of Sicilian history which is tied to the Montagna d’Aragona in Contrada Mintini, where the Taccia - Caci sulphur mine stands. Managed by the family of Luigi Pirandello, it has also been a source of inspiration for the famous short story which goes by the name of ‘Ciàula scopre la luna’ (Ciàula Discovers the Moon). With a difficult and tumultuous history,... (Read)Tags: wine, cellar, italy
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Staff and employees

The staff and employees of the Cellar "Viticultori Associati Canicattì".

Giovanni Greco - President Vincenzo Alfano Burruano - Vice president Tonino Guzzo - Winemaker (external consultant) Salvatore Messina - Director of Marketing Giuseppe Sferrazza - Managing director Angelo Molito - Technical director Press Office: Granvia Società & Comunicazione info@granviasc.it - www.granviasc.it - tel. 091 730.29.91 - fax 091 730.43.86... (Read)Tags: staff, wine, cellar