There is who, in the places of Sirocco, are born. By growing up, they learn to recognize, fear and love it. Because the Sirocco set off from Syria and arrives in France, leaving, at its passage, a gust of wind (it is the case to say) of exoticism, which permeates all the cultures that has touched it. “It’s not a wind, Sirocco is a rage” wrote Erri De Luca but it is something different, even deeper: it is a thread that join peoples who live it, it is an engine of change, slightly modifying itself from place to place and changing, at the same time, the uses and customs of those who, with this anger, have to face the everyday.
Not a country but a region, with unique colors and scents, represent the bridge between Italy and all the other nations laced by Mare Nostrum.
Cradle of civilization, here we can find the roots of almost all the cultures of the world. Homely, mild, welcoming land.
Turkey, a natural bridge between East and West, has been home to a rich variety of populations and civilizations since 6500 BC, becoming a crossroads of peoples and cultures.
France has an ancient wine-making tradition and is a model for wine-growing throughout the world.
An Island the heart of the Mediterranean, a passage for navigators, conductors, conquerors.
Amazing and fascinating, Spain intrigues anyone that approach it to discover culture, traditions, food and wines.
Sirocco Wine Fest is a project, included in the Gibellina Destination broad program, which aims to build bridges between such cultures, so close to each other, so intimately connected, as for much of his life,he has committed himself on being one of the figures who made the story of Gibellina: Ludovico Corrao. Starting from the wine, then, they will touch the life hotspots linked to Sirocco: Arts form, Traditions, eco sustainability and Agriculture. It is a chance to compare and grow together, starting with the common denominator that characterizes the Mediterranean area, conquering cultures and religions: The Sirocco