11th November- In San Martino each must becomes wine
November 7, 2014
These days, the weather has not been kind to Sicily, but legend has it that during the week of St. Martin's summer return to peep. It is said that the Holy One, that was a Roman soldier, shared his cloak a beggar met on the street; cut it in half and gave one part to the poor man, at that moment heaven was opened, and there came a light summer warmth, and that's why today, this phenomenon which usually occurs in mid-November, is called St. Martin's summer.
Another tradition of the 11th of November is the opening of the new wine.
"In San Martino each must becomes wine"
And in Sicily, you know, any excuse to celebrate and honor the table with dishes accompanied by new just pressed wine.
On the island there are many events that honor this anniversary.
These parties most symbolic, is located in a small village called San Martino, a fraction of Spadafora (ME). Each year the turnout is higher, the whole little town is mobilized both for religious celebrations in honor of the saint and for the traditional festival "Tastes and Traditionals" where, taste, quality and tradition are the key elements. Among the atmospheric alleyways of the village, a true food and wine tour.
TAORMINA TOUR - MESSINA TOUR - ETNA TOUR - GODFATHER TOUR - SICILY4YOU