Morgante - Avola, Sicily Italy has a whopping 825,000 hectares under vine, and produces a touch under 18 percent of the world's wine, around 4,500 megalitres, each year (Australia produces 4.5 percent, about 1,200 megalitres). Comparisons are odious they say, but considering Italy is just a little larger than the State of Victoria this speaks of a huge industry, and hints at wine’s cultural ... read more >