AZIENDA AGRICOLA CIPOLLA MARIA SANTA is located in Contrada Carpene 15 at Trecastagni in province of Catania. Farm family in which the head is pure passion for the land and for wine, a passion that continues and has been handed down for three generations, from father to son.
The second generation of the vineyards were planted around the grounds of the property of Azienda Agricola Cipolla Maria Santa.
The third generation the task of making known the volcanic wines of Azienda Agricola Cipolla Maria Santa in Italy and abroad, thanks to the participation in the Vinitaly 2012 and event dedicated to Sicilian wine growers “under 30” organized by “Cronache di Gusto” with Istituto Regionale Vini ed Oli di Sicilia (Regional Institute of Sicily Wines and Oils), as part of the event in Verona.
Azienda Agricola Cipolla Maria Santa is located on Etna, 760 meters of altitude, in one of the 133 districts where Etna DOC wines are produced along the Wine Route of Etna.
A place of wild beauty, in the regional park.
Fitted between the two craters Monte Gorna and Ilice Monte, with facing the sea and surrounded by woods, at “shade of the’ Etna, the vineyards of Azienda Agricola Cipolla Maria Santa are implanted in Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio for the production of Etna rosso and Carricante e Catarratto for the production of Etna bianco,symbol of the vines DOC Etna.
The vineyards of Azienda Agricola Cipolla Maria Santa, They are cultivated for over ten years with the method of organic farming, girded by massive terraces of dry stone walls that represent the historical memory of an ancient cultural landscape. The sandy soil, formed from the breakup of the lava, is particularly rich in organic matter and minerals. The proximity of the vineyards to the woods and the strong temperature range between day and night favors a perfect ripeness of the grapes, giving wines of Azienda Agricola Cipolla Maria Santa of unique character, making them unique and flavor.