The soil on the estate has ideal characteristics: a 40-100 centimetre surface layer of light red sandy loam on a well-drained limestone base, which helps to guarantee a constant supply of vital water. Today, the Feudo di Santa Tresa estate has around 50 hectares of vineyards. The minute selection of the clones and rootstocks and the vine density (ca. 5000/5500 vines per hectare) means cultivation techniques can be simple, while at the same time strictly controlled. The natural quality of the vines and grapes is so exceptional that it would be foolhardy to intervene more than absolutely necessary.
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 […]
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/
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 […]