By Robert V. Camuto
Chronicling his trip via Palermo to Marsala, and around the rugged inside of Sicily to the heights of Mount Etna, Camuto captures the personalities and flavors and the traditions and usual riches that experience made Italy s biggest and oldest wine sector the area vacationer s latest discovery. within the island s drastically diversified wines he unearths an expression of humanity and nature and the gap the place the 2 merge into anything more.
Here, amid the wild landscapes, lavish markets, dramatic non secular rituals, deliciously contrasting flavors, and fabulous normal heat of its humans, Camuto portrays Sicily at a shining second in heritage. he is taking readers into the anti-Mafia move growing to be within the former mob vineyards round notorious Corleone; tells the tales of a few of the island s such a lot renowned landowning households; and introduces us to movie and tune celebrities and different foreigners attracted to Sicily s vineyards. His ebook takes wine as a strong metaphor for the self sustaining identification of this mythic land, which has thrown off its legacies of violence, corruption, and poverty to emerge, eventually loose, with its nice soul intact.
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Palmento: A Sicilian Wine Odyssey (At Table) by Robert V. Camuto