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

A Rosé Wine Fit For Valentine’s Day – Il Melograno

What could be more romantic than sipping on the rosé wine Il Melograno today on Valentine’s Day? Today is a day all about connections and relationships with other people. Here I will, of course, talk about wine relationships mostly. 🙂 Sometimes things just click with people, right? And you feel like you have known people … Read more

Wineries with a long History and Tradition in Puglia

Puglia is all around me – just to paraphrase the expression “Love is all around us” from the very Christmassy film Love Actually. Lately, it really feels like I am surrounded by the culture, traditions, food, and wine of Puglia. This is, of course, a positive thing, so I am not complaining. 🙂 Last summer, … Read more

Puglia

Wine Between Two Seas in Puglia – January 2018 at #ItalianFWT

Happy New Year to all of you. Exploring wine between the two seas in Puglia at #ItalianFWT Let’s start this first #ItalianFWT chat of 2018 with a tour of Puglia. We will explore and take a closer look at the wine map of Puglia, the region between two seas. The first idea was to have a focus on … Read more

Christmas Dinner

Sparkling Wine All Through the Christmas Dinner with D’Araprì Winery

Sparkling wine always works well with all kinds of dishes, also all through the Christmas Dinner, especially with wines from D’Araprì Winery. So, this is Christmas… as John Lennon sang in the song Happy Christmas (War is Over) from 1972. Well, there is still a couple of weeks until Christmas Eve, but we are getting … Read more

Nero di Troia

Nero di Troia – A Wine Worthy of Greek Gods at #Radicidelsud2017 in Puglia

Uva di Troia or Nero di Troia is a wine worthy of Greek gods that I tasted a lot of at #Radicidelsud2017 in Puglia. It is a trendy grape variety and wine nowadays. Or perhaps trendy is not the right word, rather it has reached the level of being one of the more well-known wines … Read more

Wine Family

One Big Wine Family – The Essence of #Radicidelsud in Puglia

After almost a week at #Radicidelsud in Puglia now, it feels like being a part of one big wine family. This is a wine event that is organized in Bari every year to showcase and award wines from southern Italy. So far, I can say that it has been an amazing experience. Today, June 5th … Read more

3 Wine Tasting Themes: Part 2

3 Southern Wine Tasting Themes: Part 2

So this article is even more overdue than the last one about me and Nadia Padrin’s wine impressions at Vinitaly 2016 back in April. However, I have not had much time to write articles during the last couple of weeks due to work, so I will try and make up for it all now. In … Read more

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