One of Italy’s hottest destinations – for exciting food, based on sublime ingredients, like citrus, spices and vegetables. Now emerging as a ‘next big thing’ in wine with a variety of ancient, unique and value offerings. Watch out for the zippy white Inzolia, or the mid-weight red Nero d’Avola, ancient vines of the slopes of Mt. Etna and the dessert wines of nearby islands, Pantelleria and Lipari. The fortified Marsalas are rightly making a comeback and this is the home of Averna.