El Marsala is much more than a wine and according to Pantone Color Institute the trend in gastronomy, fashion and design that dominated 2015 was a great success.


Produced in the city of Marsala, located in Sicily, Italy, this wine is characterized by its sweetness and caramel color. It received the denomination of Protected Origin in 1969 thanks to its quality and the geographical environment in which it is produced.

El Marsala is elaborated through a process known as in perpetuum and it is produced with white grape varieties, Cricket, Inzolia y Cattarate, to mention a few.

There are dry, semi-dry and sweet: the sweet is served at a temperature of 18ºC and is used to make desserts. Dry is the ideal pairing for antipasti and cheeses and is usually served at 10ºC.

There are eight kinds of wine Marsala and they are classified by their color and aging: Gold, Ambra, Rubino, Fine, Superiore, Superiore Riserva, Vergine e / o Soleras and Vergine e / o Soleras Stravecchio e Vergine e / o Soleras Riserva.



But in the 2015 the Marsala went much further, since according to the Pantone Color Institute, the Marsala It has been one of the best color shades in 2015 in fashion, design, architecture and gastronomy. It is an earthy tone similar to that of Italian wine and Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of Pantone Color Institute, said in an interview for different media: It enriches our mind, body and soul, inspires confidence and gives stability.

This color, organic and elegant, had its introduction in the fashion world on the fall / winter catwalks 2014 - 2015 and 2015 spring previews of exclusive designs Dolcce & Gabbanna, Burberry, Max Azria, Prorsum, etc. We could enjoy it in clothes, bags, shoes and even jewelry during this whole 2015.

In makeup, we could find it in department stores, self-service stores and even online, an incredible variety of cosmetics Marsala. The lipsticks They come in matte, glossy and long-lasting ranges. And some of the leading brands were: Urban Decay, Revlon, The real y MAC.

For interior design the Marsala It was the color that we saw most in home furniture, appliances, decorative pieces; and in tableware we will find smooth tones with floral patterns in Marsala.

"It is a color in harmony with nature and that brings us closer to the earth without losing the good taste and sophistication that characterize it."