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Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico, Azienda Agricola Cos 2008

February 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Color, Red, Sicily

Surely wine writing is a form of short fiction. Far less anchored to this world than a short story. Rarely, however, do we get Continental philosophy.  Consider these lines from the owners of the Cos vineyard in Sicily. (We could laugh at the computer translation — but people who cannot do better live in glass [...]

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Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso 2008

November 30th, 2009 · 4 Comments · deGrazia, Italy, Red, Sicily

“This violence of landscape, this cruelty of climate, this continual tension in everything, and even these monuments of the past, magnificent yet incomprehensible because not built by us and yet standing around us like lovely mute ghosts …these things have formed our character…”                         [...]

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