The Grillo is a white grape variety of must present mainly in western Sicily and in particular in the Marsala area. The Grillo grape probably originates in Puglia, from where it would have spread, after the invasion of the phylloxera, in Sicily, initially in the area of ​​Marsala and in the other provinces of the island. It is also known by the synonym Riddu. Grillo has been exclusive to the Marsala area for centuries and has particular importance in the production of Marsala DOC, of ​​which it is one of the most used grape varieties, often together with Inzolia and Catarratto. But the best Marsala wine is obtained precisely from the Grillo grape, whose characteristic is the ease in oxidizing and the ability to become a high grade wine, sometimes exceeding 15/16 °. The Grillo grape has the vocation, unusual for a white wine, to be particularly prone to aging. Vinified in purity and with the aid of the cryomaceration it can give wines of great organoleptic depth, sapid, perfumed and with a good potential of longevity, superior to all Sicilian whites with the exception of those of Etna.


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'Sur Sur' by Donnafugata, is a Grillo in purity, able to encompass all the typical characteristics of this extraordinary grape. The nose is fruity, floral and with notes of cut grass, soft and fresh on the palate. A pleasant wine for more informal moments. To combine with gourmet sandwiches, vegetarian dishes and first courses of the sea.


The Grillo, Great Artists Collection, by Feudi del Pisciotto is dedicated to Carolina Marengo for Kisa. Rich scent of apple and pear notes that make it immediately recognizable. Flavor is hot and dry. Paolo Panerai, who controls the company, has thought to celebrate Feudi's excellence by marrying wine with the utmost expression of made in Italy: fashion.