A brief history
The Cantina Chitarra was founded in 1907 and takes its name from the district in which it is located, in the heart of a high-intensity wine-growing valley, crossroads of four municipalities: Mazara del Vallo, Trapani, Salemi and Marsala.
In 2012 the company embarks on a path of evolution looking for the roots of the future in the past, through a journey between innovation and culture with the ambition of enhancing the peculiarities of a unique terroir.
Giving space to young people, with a team in love with Sicily and enthusiastic to tell, through wine, the music that enchants, timeless stories between charm and tradition, the art that excites.
In 2018 the Chitarra winery has a conferred area of approximately 600 hectares planted with vineyards.
75% with white grapes and 25% with black grapes.
There is ample space for native varieties such as: grillo, catarratto, inzolia, zibibbo, nero d’avola, frappato and nerello mascalese. The allochthonous varieties chosen are those that have proven to be best suited to the typically Sicilian Mediterranean climate, in particular: pinot grigio, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, fiano, viognier, syrah, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and pinot noir.
The Cantina Chitarra is very sensitive to environmental issues and its commitment is profound in producing wines that narrate Sicily, respecting its environment and nature.