As we drove up – unannounced – Lorenzo Reina, the sculptor/shepherd from the Fattoria dell’Arte Rocca Reina, was getting ready to puff sulphur over his grapevines.   We were given a friendly welcome.   After a short time spent chatting about his…


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A Muntagna (Etna)

A little background information about the composition. Mount Etna, the highest volcano…