A Western Sicily Trifecta: Sunny Beaches, Ancient Ruins, and Free-Flowing Grillo Wine

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by: Jared Ranahan

With close to 10,000 square miles of land to explore, the massive Mediterranean island of Sicily sometimes feels more like its own country than a southern extension of Italy — and for newcomers trying to immerse themselves in the culture and history of the region, it’s best to head west. The occidental portion of Sicily is equipped with bustling urban areas that give way to vast swathes of quiet countryside, with ample opportunity to sample locally-produ

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