Over the last few months, I worked on an academic paper for my university studies in which I focused on comparing Apulia’s signature grape, Primitivo, with California’s iconic Zinfandel.
Category Archives: Puglia
As some of you might know, last week I went to a Gambero Rosso wine event together with fellow wine lover Emi. After the tasting we headed to one of Emi’s favorite wine bars, Sarfati which only serves so-called natural wines. A natural wines bar? Yes!
Italy is full of relatively rare grape varieties. Not too long ago I tried a varietal Verdeca, a grape variety which I was completely unfamiliar with. The wine, 2013 Feudi di San Marzano Veredeca Sud Puglia IGT, was brought to me from Apulia by a friend. In fact, Apulia is nowadays one of the few regions
Hello folks! I am back safe and sound. My time in Italy was great. It is one of my favorite destinations. The food was delicious, the wines outstanding and the weather excellent. Unfortunately, I couldn’t blog that much. Sorry about that. Just before I went on vacation I received a sample of an Apulian red
Hello from Bologna! I had a good flight to Florence and after visiting half a day in the city I took a high-speed train to Bologna – the capital city of the Emilia Romagna. Just half a day in Florence? Well I’ll go back to Florence next week and I’ve actually visited the city a
The region of Puglia (eng. Apulia) is located in Southern Italy. According to the Italian Ministry of Agriculture Puglia is Italy’s biggest wine producer. Apulian wines have been laughed on for many decades but that changed in the last years as they slowly grew to fame. Most wines produced in Apulia are red wines. Many
A few days ago I was able to get a few wines from the “BioSüd” organic food fair. The BioSüd was held in Augsburg, Germany. One of these wines was a bottle of the new 2009 vintage Terra S. Giovanni from the winery Valle dell’Asso. Located in Galatina. Puglia, Italy they produce a total of