Donnafugata was founded in Sicily by an enterprising family with great passion has revolutionized the style and perception of Sicilian wine in the world.
The name Donnafugata refers to the novel by Tomasi di Lampedusa's The Leopard. A name that means "woman on the run" and refers to the story of a queen who took refuge in that part of Sicily where today there are the vineyards. A story that has inspired the company logo: the image of the head of a woman with hair in the wind that on every bottle.
Donnafugata in Sicily has 3 historical production sites. The ancient cellars in Marsala, where take place the processes of aging and bottling. The Contessa Entellina cellar, in the heart of western Sicily, with vineyards (270 hectares) and olive groves (9 hectares). The Khamma winery on Pantelleria, a volcanic island between Sicily and Africa, with vineyards Zibibbo (68 hectares) planted with tree bush (Unesco).