Sicilian wine: a great tradition to be enjoyed day by day.


Etna and Vittoria: our point of view.

Fondo Filara

Pure 'terroir'... The authentic expression of the Sicilian grape varieties.

Sosta Tre Santi

It takes a long time to create strong emotions... A collection of wines made for your special occasions.

From Sicily, Cantine Nicosia

There is no better metaphor than the Etna volcano to describe Cantine Nicosia: an ancient and solid Sicilian wine company with a long history and ongoing commitment to renewal, with a love for rural traditions united with a relentless search for new horizons embedded into its DNA. The company’s wines are a tribute to the heart of Sicily. They embody the light and warmth of its Mediterranean climate, the strength and generosity of its people, and the untamed and exuberant character of that volcano that has both a destructive and regenerative power at the same time. This is the Sicily that the Nicosia family brings to the world, offering a large selection of Sicilian wines made from native grapes as well as from international varieties that find the ideal terroir on this island, with expressions of rare excellence and absolute innovation.

Etna Vineyards

Mount Gorna

Trecastagni, at the foot of one of the extinguished craters dotting Mount Etna and at an altitude of nearly 2,300 feet, is home to the ancient vineyards of Monte Gorna, with their distinctive lava terraces. The vineyards have been completely restructured and replanted, focusing on the native varieties used for Etna DOC wines: Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio for the red, and Catarratto and Carricante for the white. The quality of the soil of these vineyards is closely tied to Etna’s volcanic origins, as it was formed through the disintegration of lavas with different compositions and from different eras, and eruptive material such as lapilli, ash and sand.

Vittoria Vineyards (southeast Sicily)

Contrada Bonicontro

Just a few miles from the southernmost tip of the Italian peninsula, in a corner of Sicily that smells like Africa, is the lively agricultural center of Vittoria, home to Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico, an excellent red that has attained DOCG status. The town boasts ancient and noble origins, as it goes back to 1606, the year it was founded by the Spanish countess Victoria Colonna Henriquez, who did so much to develop local viticulture.


Vinitaly International Wine & Spirits Exhibition / April 10-13, 2016

Vinitaly 50th Edition International Wine & Spirits Exhibition, Verona, April 10-13, 2016

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Tenute Nicosia: a makeover for the Etna and Vittoria wines of our top selections

Published on 7 January 2015

Tenute Nicosia: a makeover for the Etna and Vittoria wines of our top selections

The Fondo Filara and Sosta Tre Santi range have undergone a makeover..

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Published on 9 December 2014

New company logo for Nicosia winery

The symbol of the vintner who travels on the donkey with the small barrels...

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Published on 12 November 2014

Sosta Tre Santi Nerello Mascalese selected by Merano Wine Festival 2014

From 8 till 10 November the Sosta Tre Santi Nerello Mascalese 2009 was one...

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Published on 6 October 2014

Nicosia, innovation and research with IRVOS: producing wines with low alcohol and low sulphites content

Nicosia Winery is one of five Sicilian companies involved in the new...

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