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The vineyards on the slopes of Mount Etna, an active volcano, produce some of the most exciting wines on the market today. The volcanic soils and extreme climate translate into aromas and tasted that speak of the place the grapes were grown, so as you peer over the rim of your glass you can imagine that you are peering down into Etna's crater.