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Rosexpo, with a focus on the identity of rosé wines

Wine is all about friendship, online as well as in real life. When my friend Gina Martino Zarcadoolas won the blog competition for American wine writers organized by the consortium of Salice Salentino, she told me she would get the award in Lecce at the Rosexpo. I told her I would come down so we … Read more

Puglia Wine

Radici del Sud – The Event for Autochtonous Grape Lovers

Puglia is THE place to be every year in early June! Well, not only in June but all year round. LOL Why you might wonder? Because it is the time of year when Radici del sud takes place. This year I am back at Radici del Sud and even appearing a bit behind the scenes. … Read more

By The Fire

Get Cosy By The Fire With Italian Wine

The first week of the new year 2019 arrives in Italy with cold all the way down to the southern regions. The starting theme for this year at #ItalianFWT – Italian Wines for Cold Winter Nights – seems to fit the season very well. Let us imagine a cosy scenery at home on a winter … Read more

A Young and Fresh Interpretation of Native Grapes in Puglia

At the restaurant Cibus in Ceglie Messapica in Puglia last month, during the #TerroirPuglia press tour, we had a just amazing lunch. We enjoyed dish after dish of amazing local food such as different crostini, yummy pies, ravioli filled with codfish, lamb stew, tagliata (sliced beef), and much more. All while we were sipping on Fabio … Read more

Sparkling Wines

40 Years of Jazzy Sparkling Wines at D’Araprì Winery

When I got invited by D’Araprì winery to their 40th-anniversary party I said yes straight away. Who wouldn’t accept on the spot, right? Even if it is a bit far to Puglia and just for a few days. Well, at least for me there was no doubt. Also, because the invitation came from my friends at … Read more

Puglia

#TerroirPuglia – An Exploration of the “Other” Puglia

Going to Puglia always turns into a wonderful experience. Not only because you discover new parts of the region, new local realities and sights, but also because you make new friends and get to hang out with ‘old’ friends again. I think most people who go to Puglia can say this is true. During the … Read more

Negroamaro

Negro Amaro Rosé Wines at Their Best in Salento, Puglia

My travelling through Puglia during the last 15 days has just been an awesome experience meeting so many great people. There are so many things to tell you about wine and people in this region. I will focus on the Salento and the Terre del Negroamaro event in this article. I wanted to start with … Read more

Puglia

Enjoying Radici del Sud in Puglia Under the Radar

After a looong break from getting any article out, I am sorry for that but it has been a very busy month with work, I am finally getting back to writing. I hope you remember me 🙂 and that you will come back and read about my wine – and beer – adventures. So, I … Read more

Puglia

A Spring Weekend with the Varvaglione Family in Puglia

#Pugliamia is one of the hashtags you find on Instagram and that I use often when posting things about Puglia. During this weekend, when we were all coccolati and treated like princesses and princes by the Varvaglione family at Borgo Egnazia, I think that they really showed us what “their Puglia” is all about. It is … Read more

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