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25 August. NEWS

Barone Montalto is part of the area where was born, Santa Ninfa, on the North Western coast of Sicily. It is a winery which preserves the wine tradition and expertise of our Sicilian land. The majority of the vineyards are located in the Belice Valley, province of Trapani, where the Mediterranean climate is especially suitable to grown grapes, with its mild winters and warm summers. The vine training system used is guyot or double guyot and the main characteristics of our grapes varieties are:

Pinot Grigio
Leaf: small, with three lobes. Bunch: small, cylindrical shape, semi-compact, sometimes winged. Grape: medium-small, compact and with grey-purple colour (at the end of ripening season)

Catarratto

Leaf: medium, with five lobes. Bunch: medium, cylindrical-conic shape, with sparse grapes. Grape: medium, spherical ellipsoidal with thick golden yellow skin (at the end of ripening season)

Merlot

Leaf: medium, with five lobes. Bunch: medium, pyramidal shape, winged and sometimes with sparse grapes. Grape: medium, spherical with thick black-blue coloured skin (at the end of ripening season)

Nero d'Avola

Leaf: medium, circular shape, entire. Bunch: medium, compact and with one wing. Grape: medium, oval with waxy blue skin (at the end of ripening season) 

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21 February

La Pignoccata, detta anche Pignolata, è uno dei tipici dolci Siciliani, a base di palline di pasta fritta e miele. Si cucina tradizionalmente nel periodo di Carnevale ed è diffuso in tutta la Sicilia. 🍴 Pignoccata, also known as Pignolata, is one of the most typical Sicilian desserts made from fried dough and honey. Its name derives from its pine cone shape and is traditionally prepared during the Carnival period throughout Sicily. #baronemontalto #baronemontaltowine #sicily #experiencesicily #sicilia #wine #vino #winelover #winetime #winelovers #instawine #winelife #wine🍷 #ilovewine #lovewine #wineaddict #winewinewine #winesofinstagram #wineoftheday #instavino #instawines #winetime #wineoclock #cheers #verysicilian #traditions #culture

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18 February

Dalle uve a bacca bianca della Sicilia nasce il nostro #biancopassivento, vino caratterizzato da un colore giallo paglierino e dal sapore ricco e fruttato.⠀ Provalo con pesce e formaggi freschi! 🍴⠀ ---⠀ Our #biancopassivento is born from the white grapes of Sicily, it has a straw yellow color and rich and fruity flavors.⠀ Try it with fresh fish and cheese! 🍴 #baronemontalto #baronemontaltowine #experiencesicily #passivento #whitewine #grapes #sicilia #sicily #wine #winelovers #winetime #instawine #winepassion #winery#winelife #wine🍷#redwine #vinorosso #ilovewine #lovewine #wineaddict #instavino #wineoclock #cheers⠀ ⠀

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16 February

Il Mercato di Ballarò è il più antico e caratteristico mercato storico di Palermo. La merce è disposta ordinatamente su cassette di legno e balate di marmo. La disposizione dei prodotti è una vera composizione artistica, che si completa con le particolari cannucce infilzate su ogni prodotto per indicarne i prezzi e le tende illuminate da lampadine che pendono dall'alto. Ci si può trovare veramente di tutto e non mancano i numerosi punti di street food. Una gita tra i sapori, i colori, gli odori, i suoni e i rumori di una Palermo multietnica e suggestiva. 😎 The Ballarò Market is one of the oldest and most characteristic open air markets of Palermo. The goods are arranged neatly on wooden boxes with the arrangement reminiscent of an Arab "suk." The arrangement of the products is a true work of art, offering everything from fresh fruit to very traditional street food from Palermo. #baronemontalto #baronemontaltowine #sicily #experiencesicily #discoversicily #sicilia #winetime #wineoclock #ilovewine #lovewine #wineaddict #winewinewine #winesofinstagram #cheers #wine #vino #winelover #winetime #winelovers #instawine #winelife #wine🍷 #wineoftheday #instavino #instawines

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29 December

VIDEO
So, you think you know Barone Montalto?

So, you think you know wine?  A new interesting blind tasting from the Canadian WineAlign.Do you think you could do better? Test your friends ...

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23 October

AWARDS
AWC Vienna 2016

Nero d'Avola Passivento 2015Silver

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28 July

AWARDS
Best Wine in Box 2016

Catarratto Viognier Terre Siciliane IGT

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