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The fact that my relations with Sicilian wines are special might be something obvious. But not many people know that it all started with Gulfi stand at the very first Kyiv Wine festival. When we met, I was already tired (e.g. drunk). I almost passed by, disgusted by my own weakness, when a Gulfi representative (apologies, I don't remember her name) stopped me and offered a glass of their wine. I looked at the representative welcoming face. I looked at the naked ass on the label. And I realised there are no reasons to reject this present from Dionysus. And even though I don't remember which wines I tasted exactly, the Gulfi imprint is what I took out of that overly drunk day.

some random image you can find on barberry garden
From sicilydaybyday.com

It is worth mentioning that the naked ass on the label has a meaning. A meaning close enough to what one might think. Meet an ancient mosaic from Villa Romana del Casale located in Piazza Armerina in the province of Enna. This mosaic depicts Eros (Cupid) and Psyche (Beauty). According to the story, out of envy of Venus, they are forced to love each other in secret. But passion rarely goes unnoticed, and in their case, it found a physical manifestation (no puns) in the form of a daughter (no puns, seriously) they called Vulptas (literally meaning 'pleasure'), a goddess of sensual pleasures. And how does it connect to Gulfi? Sicily is Psyche, Gulfi is Eros, and their child is wine, a sensual pleasure.

Wines by Gulfi

Gulfi Carjcanti 2015

4.20

Gulfi Carjcanti 2016

4.00

Gulfi Carjcanti 2017

4.23

Gulfi Carjcanti 2019

4.13

Gulfi NeroBaronj 2004

4.30

Gulfi NeroBaronj 2012

4.00

Gulfi NeroBaronj 2015

4.23

Gulfi NeroBaronj 2016

3.90

Gulfi NeroBaronj 2017

4.10

Gulfi NeroBaronj 2018

N/A

Gulfi NeroMaccarj 2016

4.35

Gulfi NeroMàccarj 2018

4.00

Gulfi NeroSanlorè 2013

4.50

Gulfi NeroSanloré 2011

4.00

Gulfi Nerojbleo 1999

4.10

Gulfi Nerojbleo 2009

4.00

Gulfi Nerojbleo 2018

3.90

Gulfi Pinò 2013

Pinò

2013

4.50

Gulfi Pinò 2016

Pinò

2016

4.30

Gulfi Reseca 2012

Reseca

2012

4.00

Gulfi Reseca 2014

Reseca

2014

4.00

Gulfi Reseca 2017

Reseca

2017

4.00

Gulfi Valcanzjria 2021

3.60