Etna from the Outside In – Wine & Spirits Magazine

Etna from the
Outside In

An Interview with Benjamin North Spencer


Mount Etna's old vines and soulful wines lured Benjamin North Spencer to Sicily. Vineyard photo by Stephanie Johnson.

Benjamin North Spencer. Photo by Valerie Quintanilla. Benjamin North Spencer made wine in California for a decade before moving to Sicily in 2012, where he founded the Etna Wine School. He has just released a new book on the wines of Mount Etna, a region producing some of Sicily’s—and Italy’s—…

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This story appears in the print issue of October 2020.
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