The Tonnino Estates are locaed in the Belice Valley, in the territories of Contessa Entellina, Poggioreale and Salaparuta, famous micro-zones for imprinting an important and strong personality to the wines produced. Nestled in Sicily in a landscape of rare beauty, at an altitude between 200 and 450 meters above sea level, the Tonnino Estates benefit naturally from the unique features of the local environment which determine the qualitative excellence of a wine.
Sicily is an ancient volcanic island. Its oenological history is an ancient one, dating from the time when the island was part of Magna Graecia. One of the first inhabited areas of Italy, Sicily was named after the ancient Siculians who introduced agriculture and animal husbandry in the 3rd millennium B.C.
Sicily has more vineyards than any of the other Italian regions competing with Apulia for first place as the largest wine producer.