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Our Local Winery

Our Local Winery

Every fall what a lovely sight, at Terrasol Winery fresh picked grapes are being delivered from our local grape growers, the Nero d’Avola, grape variety, is considered as the most typical and representative of deep red grape of Sicily, the word in old Sicilian dialect, “Calaurisi” which actually means, ‘grape of Avola.’ The Nero d’Avola has… Continue Reading

A little corner of paradise for nature lovers and hikers.

A little corner of paradise for nature lovers and hikers.

It’s called  call it the Grand Canyon of Sicily! The “CAVA GRANDE DEL CASSIBILE”. Cavagrande del Cassibile, the big gorge of the Cassibile creek,it is located in southeastern part of Sicily, south of the town of Siracusa in the Hyblaeans Mountains . This is a limestone plateau full of karst features and overgrown by dense… Continue Reading

What a day at the ricotta Farm !

What a day at the ricotta Farm !

What a lovely day we had with our guests at the ricotta farm today, fresh everything, hand made by Maria..we ate and ate more..from the antipasto to the hot ricotta, it was excellent.. How to get there GPS. Coordinates : Latitude : 36° 55’8.70″ N Longitude : 14° 55’16.87″E   Continue Reading

Gelato Heaven

Gelato Heaven

Right at the centre of the historic Corso Umberto there is the BEST gelato in the world..its home made with natural ingredients , no additives of food coloring or artificial flavors..once inside the shop can’t help to start drooling, so many flavors, all creamy and smooth ..   GPS coordinates: Latitude 36°51’32.29″N    Longitude 14°45’38.83″… Continue Reading

Welcome To Our Blog

Welcome To Our Blog

Here we hope to write about the things that make Modica special. We may write about what we have planted in the garden or what wonderful foods we have just harvested. Or we may write about new friends we have made and old friends we have had the pleasure to meet, again. We want to be… Continue Reading