To better appreciate Rekalbesi wines, It is advisable to keep in mind the context and the peculiarities of the surrounding territory.
And why not wonder at my word, look at the warmth of the sun that is made wine come to the humor stuff that flows from the vine. Dante Alighieri
CITY OF SALT AND SAIL
Trapani, a city in western Sicily, placed between the two seas, Mediterranean and Tyrrhenian Sea, known as the City of Salt and Sail. The economy today is based on the service sector, on fishing, on the extraction and export of marble, on activities related to trade, tourism and agriculture with the cultivation of olive trees, wheat and vineyards. The city enjoys mild winters and fresh, hot and windy summers. The beaches are extensive and white, the sea is crystal clear with good bathing facilities in the coastal “S.Giuliano”. Widespread and various hotel and catering facilities.
Erice is a medieval town situated on the summit of the mountain, at the north west of Sicily, 15 km away from Trapani. Situated 750 m above sea level, Erice is located in a beautiful location and on clear days you can enjoy a nice panorama.Il climate is typically Mediterranean, but, given the altitude, is particularly cold in winter, when it is not unusual for the city and the whole top of the mountain is shrouded in a thick layer of fog. Summers are fresche.A Erice houses the Centre for Scientific Culture “Ettore Majorana” founded in 1963 and over the years has become a center of excellence in scientific research at the international level.
The archipelago of the Egadi is located at the western end of Sicily, a few miles from Trapani, made up of the islands of Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo. The Egadi islands are surrounded by beautiful crystal clear waters and home to a rich and varied flora and fauna. These features make this archipelago a popular destination for snorkeling enthusiasts, scuba diving and sailing. The natural beauty that characterize the waters of Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo are also extended to the mainland.
Segesta was called an ancient city, no longer inhabited, founded by the Elimi and located in the northwestern part of Sicily, in the province of Trapani. The old town lies on Mount Barbaro, in the municipality of Calatafimi Segesta, about 15 kilometers from Alcamo and Castellammare del Golfo. Of particular beauty are the temple in Doric style, and the theater, partly dug into the rock of the hill.
San Vito Lo Capo
San Vito Lo Capo is a town in the province of Trapani and is one of the most famous summer residence of Sicily, for the beauty of its beach, which in 2011 was voted the best Italian beach and the eighth in Europe. Its territory includes the western part of the Zingaro Nature Reserve with its pristine clear sea and typical of the Mediterranean flora.