The name of the wine comes from he petra ceci castle, in Oriolo (cs).
This name was inspired by the almost fairy beauty of the old courts, that are still well preserved and are part of the rich historical and cultural heritage of campania.many are the legends of the old irpinia, where superstition and supernatural were protagonists. in the ancient times, it was said that fairies of celestial beauty were used to secretly hover the courts of royal families.
In honor to the sicilian valleys, where the fortresses that were once built by the kings of sicily stand up still today, and where silk, that was abundant, was a source of wealth.
A tribute to the sicilian valleys, where the sun majestically reigns, thus spreading a lively golden light that recalls the typical straw yellow color of this wine.
This name comes from the myth of the arethusa nymph. the young alfeo fell in love with arethusa, but his feelings were not unrequited. arethusa escaped from him, until she was tired of his insistence and asked artemis to help her. The goddess, wrapped Alfeo in a thick cloud and dissolved him on the ortigia seaside. after seeking help, alfeo, was turned into a river, che, that was born from greeks, went through all the ionian sea and joined his beloved source. today this myth is still alive on the ortigia island, where the so-called fountain of arethusa, flows into the great harbour of syracuse. along the banks of the fountain of arethusa, there is a natural reserve of papiri, which is a rare and unique plantation in all europe.
It comes from the name of the lojacono maraventano building, which is the emblem of the sicilian baroque of the seventeenth century and is located in city of agrigento
It derives from the famous cave of the serpent, one of one of the most striking area of the salento coast: a similar reptile dug for centuries into the rocks and gave the cave its name. in fact, immediately after the entrance, at the top, there is an onyx wall and a visible figure that recalls a cobra.
For christians mammasanta represents the blessed virgin mother. in the narrative context it encompasses an exclamation of good hope, good wishes and for good wine production.
Originates from “pizzica”, or the aggregation dance, blackberries known as “taranta puglia “. the pinch fencing or sword dance, is one of the variants of the traditional taranta. this typical dance mimics the sword fight.
According to the legends, the old name elima recalls the period when the ancient greeks destroyed troy, city of the middle east, in 1184 b.c. the idea that elimi came from troy was suggested by tucidide. since safety could be found only by escaping through the sea, the elimi people landed on the apulian coasts, where they introduced the nero di troia vines during their colonization.