The winery is located in the borough of Camporeale (province of Palermo) in the Italian region Sicily
, It is owned by Marco Sferlazzo. The vineyards cover ten hectares, which are planted with Catarratto Bianco (white wine) and Nero d'Avola (red wine). They were created in the period 1974 to 1985 and are oriented to the north, to protect the vines from excessive exposure to the sun and thus from damage. The name (dt "Gate of the Wind") indicates the here quite strong blowing winds. The temperature fluctuations between day and night are considerable. It becomes organically certified viticulture with renouncement of synthetic materials and fertilization
operated with inorganic substances. For the control of pests and diseases only products based on copper
Through wild greening
the biodiversity is promoted. Yields are limited to a maximum of 3,000 kilograms per hectare. Depending on the degree of ripeness and acidity, manual, selective harvesting takes place in plots of around 4,000 kg per round. The grapes are read in cassettes and immediately brought to the cellar. The fermentation
red and white wines are produced in open oak barrels in contact with the skins for two weeks at room temperature without the addition of sulfur or yeast. The expansion takes place depending on the type of wine in steel tanks or large oak barrels. On a filtration
is waived to by the terroir
to get embossed wines.