Exploring Calbretta’s Lava Juice from Etna with Michael Trembath.
We spent some time with Michael Trembath talking through his thoughts on Etna, Calabretta and the individual wines.
It’s clear that the family is well and truly connected to the land and that the knowledge of past generations has been passed down the line.
Talking all things Lava Juice with Giuseppe Russo of Etna’s Girolamo Russo
Giuseppe Russo visited Wine Decoded HQ to talk all things Lava Juice AKA Wines from Mount Etna, Sicily.
He shared his knowledge of the history of viticulture on Mount Etna and his history from training in classical music and literature to returning to his family vineyards to transition them to the delicious Enta reds wines, white wine, and rosato that he makes today.
Passopisciaro 2013 Contrade (Single Vineyard Wines), Nerello Mascelese from Etna on the Tasting Bench
The release of the Contrade (Single Vineyard Wines) from the Passopisciaro Estate in Etna, Sicily is always a highlight each year. These stunning wines made from Nerello Mascelese are intriguing pleasure festas in the glass! Below are thoughts on the 2013’s and an article published last year on Passopisciaro and the 2012 Contrade.