There are a number of things that make Sicily such a unique place in the world.
1) it has been a strategic crossroads of the western world for 2,500 years;
2) there is evidence that that Mycenaean traders cultivated grapes in the Aeolian Islands as early as 1,500 B.C. and that wine has been embedded in the Sicilian culture since that time
3) nowhere else in the world have Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, French, Germans, Spanish, Italians and the British left their own unique impressions on the culture and the landContinue Reading..