Apollonio Casa Vinicola

Apollonio Casa Vinicola is an estate in Monteroni di Lecce in the Salento region of Puglia, Italy. It produces wines under the IGP Salento, Copertino DOC, Salice Salentino DOC, Squinzano DOC. Owner: The Apollonio family’s history took root here in 1870. Contact:...

Primitivo, Puglia

Primitivo in Puglia Ole Udsen told me (at Radici del Sud 2015) that ‘there are three areas in Puglia for Primitivo: the original zone is Gioa del Colle (intense cherry, tannic grip, acidity; more of a skeleton); Manduria (warmer, less day-night temperature...

Cosimo Taurino

Cosimo Taurino is an estate in the Salento region (which see) in Puglia, Italy producing Salento IGT wines.  Pink wines IGT Salento Rosato Scaloti Rosato: 2010 100% Negroamaro. On skins overnight. 14%.  Red wines IGT Salento Rosso A64: Dedicated to Rosanna Taurino’s...

Salento region

Salento, region in Puglia in Italy with its own eponymous IGT denomination. Salento forms the southernmost tip of Puglia, a peninsula or tongue of land surrounded on three sides by the sea, extending between the Adriatic and Ionian seas. The Salento has been described...

Sava

Sava is an agricultural centre (bread, vegetables, cheese, dried figs, olive oil, wine), a town in Taranto province in the heart of the Manduria area in the Puglia region of Italy. Sava lies on the Ionian coast (‘Costa Ionica’) rather than on the Adriatic...