2 - The Mill

The millstone is the place where the grapes were pressed and this nearby graveyard, specifically, dates back to the early 1800s. 

It remains intact in the structure, with a "Greek" type press. Do you know what this means? It means that this typology dates back to some centuries before the coming of Christ, when in Sicily, there were indeed the Greeks who cultivated the vine and produced wine, about 2500 years ago. 

Inside, a series of panels, with photographic documents and short texts, illustrate the history of the vine, the work and the techniques of the transformation of the grapes, from the Greek period to our days.

The projection of a short clip on a giant screen will give you the opportunity to visually learn about the techniques of processing grapes in traditional palmenti, especially pressing and pressing, which took place according to specific work rhythms, often accompanied by songs.


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