The city enjoys an ideal Mediterranean climate, characterised by dry and warm temperatures, ideal for growing red grape varieties.
Historically, Marsala occupies the site of Lilybaeum, which was the main centre of Carthaginians in Sicily. By the end of the First Punic War, the Carthaginians surrendered to the Roman Empire. Under the Roman rule, ... More the area of Marsala underwent massive development and progress.
Wine production is the largest money-earning sector in the island, while tourism and agriculture also account to a large portion of the annual economy.
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