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FIRRIATO official partner of XX edition “Raid dell’Etna”

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Historical Sicilian wine brand Firriato will be once again partner of “Raid dell’Etna” XX edition (September 24th– 30th, 2017), the International event about vintage car along Sicilian roads. 620 miles itinerary will bring participants to discover the most exclusive noble residences nestled in the most evocative and suggestive places of the island. As well as the last edition, Firriato cup will be awarded to the most numerous team of the XX edition of the Raid of Etna. The official start of the XX edition of the Raid of Etna is planned Sunday September 24th in Palermo where worldwide participants will reach piazza Politeama. Teams will cross Sicily challenging each other in the usual race. The Raid of the Etna attracts passionate peolple from all over the world, entertaining vintage car lovers.

Firriato Winery is a family-owned business, located in Trapani.  It encompasses six estates throughout the most magical parts of the wine regions of Sicily, including the island of Favignana.  Founded in 1984, Firriato boasts a kaleidoscopic production of 4.5 million bottles per year.  Approximately 380 hectares of vineyards are manicured with passion under certified organic farming techniques.  These vineyards are distributed in three heterogeneous and complex soils:  the Agro of Trapani, the Etna volcano, and the surprising viticulture of the sea environment surrounding the island of Favignana.  Firriato is a pioneer in Precision Viticulture, a technique that emphasizes the potential of every single plant, and the range of expression that can be revealed with respect to distinct pedoclimatic contexts.  Dedication and zeal applied to oenological practices and eco-sustainability are an integral part of the philosophy of Firriato.  It is for this reason that Firriato, year after year, has continued to conquer international markets for quality and elegance of its wines.  Firriato products can be found in forty-eight countries around the world, representing the fine expression of Sicilian terroir.  For more information: www.firriato.it

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