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Ferrandes on Pantelleria: Deep Roots in Ancient Volcanic Soil

Salvatore Ferrandes, who farms on a volcanic island closer to Africa than Sicily, calls himself a “contadino (peasant farmer) in the middle of the sea”. Despite backbreaking difficulty, he holds fast to organic grape growing and natural winemaking traditions dating back to the 1400s when his Spanish ancestors came to Pantelleria. They were preceded by […]