List of products by brand Pellegrino
La Pellegrino, founded in 1880 in Marsala in Sicily today is one of the most prosperous and important enological industries in the Region. With about 300 hectares of vineyards it produces white, red and rosé wines, sweet wines, raisins, Marsala, liqueurs and grappas.
Dedicated to the famous English admiral Horatio Nelson, who at the end of the eighteenth century used to use marsala to supply his fleet, considering it a drink with particular beneficial healing effects.
A sweet memory addressed to Anita, young wife of Giuseppe Garibaldi, who was welcomed on his landing in Sicily in 1860 together with the Thousand precisely with a glass of Marsala wine.
Dedicated to the English entrepreneur Joseph who in 1819 joined his uncle Benjamin in Sicily to produce Marsala wine and distribute it around the world thanks to their impressive fleet of sailing ships.
An enterprising English merchant, Benjamin known as “Bip”, who arrived in Sicily in 1806, thanks to his exceptional entrepreneurial skills, founded a real economic empire linked to the production of Marsala.
It was 1895 when Oscar Despagne, a French liqueurist, arrived in Sicily by ship, or in “batò” as he liked to tell, to collaborate with Pellegrino for the production of amaro. Batò Amaro Siciliano comes from the slow and long maceration in alcohol of over twenty officinal herbs and essences.
It was 1773 when a rich merchant from Liverpool named John landed by chance on the Marsala coast and, by adding alcohol to the local wine to be able to take it with him to England, he was the first to create marsala wine.