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Sicily

The vine has a checkered past on the island called Sicily. Local legend has it, according to Burton Anderson, that Bacchus brought the first plantings and "squeezed the first wine from its grapes at the foot of Etna." The Greeks certainly did their part, as did the Romans, but then the abstemious Arabs banned wine entirely, with a few heathen types keeping wine culture alive surreptitiously. Today, wines of all types thrive in Sicily, including whites from Grillo and Inzolia; reds from Nero d'Avola and "international" varieties   More