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Peter Bardwell | profile | all galleries >> The island of Ischia >> Forio >> Panza's many wineries tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

Times and directions.. | The Walton gardens at La Mortella | La Mortella, June 23rd 2012 | La Mortella, early Oct 2010 | La Mortella, late Oct 2011 | Giardini Ravino | Forio - elsewhere | Panza - the village | Fanfara of the Besaglieri - Panza 2010 | Panza's many wineries

Panza's many wineries

Panza is home to numerous wineries - cantine - ranging from "Casa D'Ambra" who produce half a million
bottles a year through to small family concerns who bottle a fraction of that amount, just for friends and relatives.

Over the final weekend of September 2008, during the grape harvest, their Pro Loco (literally, 'for the place')
organised a series of tours - Andar per Cantine - and we were lucky enough to be on one of the first,
an interesting opportunity to observe and compare modern and traditional methods, and sample the results!

Click on the individual photos to see a larger version.

For 2009, try looking here... http://www.pbase.com/isolaverde/panzacan2

And, for the Pro Loco website, here... http://www.prolocopanzaischia.it