Welcome to Episode 1524 in which Marc Millon interviews Vania Pistolozzi of Azienda Agricola G. Milazzo. in today’s episode of Wine, Food & Travel. The winery is awarded the Best Sweet White Wine 2023 Trophy for Terre Siciliane IGP Bianco Biologico Terre Tardive 2017, in Wine Without Walls, a section of 5StarWines – the Book wine selection in 2023
More about today’s winery
A story that began in the 1970s among the hills northeast of the small village of Campobello di Licata, in the Agrigento area of southern Sicily (Italy). A family company built by passionate winemakers. Giuseppina Milazzo, her husband Saverio Lo Leggio and their son Giuseppe, who all grew up on the winery, have been running the winery for more than a decade.
Pioneer in the introduction of organic farming, started this path in the mid-1980s.
It was one of the first to experiment with Traditional Method Sparkling Wine production in Sicily.
The philosophy that guides the winery has always been that of artisanal viticulture, based on knowledge of the land, the vine, manual workmanship and creativity in interpreting these elements, together with the ability to exploit the best characteristics of the climate and soil.
A Palmares with more than 600 awards in the most important international wine competitions.
More about the host Marc Millon:
Marc Millon, VIA Italian Wine Ambassador 2021, has been travelling, eating, drinking, learning and writing about wine, food and travel for nearly 40 years. Born in Mexico, with a mother from Hawaii via Korea and an anthropologist father from New York via Paris, he was weaned on exotic and delicious foods. Marc and his photographer wife Kim are the authors of 14 books including a pioneering series of illustrated wine-food-travel books: The Wine Roads of Europe, The Wine Roads of France, The Wine Roads of Italy (Premio Barbi Colombini), and The Wine Roads of Spain. Other titles include The Wine and Food of Europe, The Food Lovers’ Companion Italy, The Food Lovers’ Companion France, Wine, a global history. Marc regularly lectures and hosts gastronomic cultural tours to Italy and France with Martin Randall Travel, the UK’s leading cultural travel specialist. He is soon to begin a regular series on Italian Wine Podcast, ‘Wine, food and travel with Marc Millon’. When not on the road Marc lives on the River Exe in Devon, England
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