The Vineyard

the-Vineyard

Every Single Bunch of Grapes is Important

Every bunch of grapes is inspected to ensure that the grapes are perfect condition before being picked.  This is a long and meticulous job and often the vineyards are picked several times over, the pickers returning to vines after a few days once the grapes have reached the perfect ripeness.

Since all grapes are picked by hand, with no mechanical harvesting, the picking team has to be large and each individual works really hard throughout the harvest period.  They tend to work a split shift – very early in the morning, a break in the middle of the day, returning in the early evening.

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Our Way

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The Old & The New

The Feudo (or estate) of Santa Tresa dates back to 1697 – since that time, wine has always been made here.  We found some archive photos taken at the end of the nineteenth century at Santa Tresa. We’ve had a lot of fun re-creating those photos -taken at exactly the same locations on the estate […]

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Mount Etna

The power and romance of Mount Etna, which at 3,323 metres is the tallest active volcano in Europe, and is undoubtedly the single most dominant feature of our part of Sicily.  Etna has attracted artists, poets and authors for centuries – a threatening, majestic presence with the most stunning views. Read more here. http://www.parcoetna.it/

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Our Wines

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Our Awards

The wines of Santa Tresa are winning awards all over the world. There is nothing better than to receive completely independent endorsements for the quality and style of our wines! Please find our most recent results. Click here for a full list of our awards Latest Awards YEAR COMPETITION PLACE WINE VINTAGE AWARD 2016 Berliner […]

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