Winemakers of Puglia

  • Posted on April 24, 2012

    Vito Francesco and his sister Mila Perrini converted their family’s vineyards to organic viticulture in 1993, long before many in the area had even considered it. They built an underground cellar, definitely not the norm or tradition in this region. This was a huge expense, but a necessary outlay to make truly subtle wines, as […]

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  • Posted on April 1, 2012

    Tratturi is the word for the ancient drovers trails in the countryside of Puglia that shepherds used in the old days to bring their flocks of sheep and other animals down from the mountains in autumn. This countryside of Puglia, specifically the subzone of Salento, is the source of this bold, spicy, and delicious Primitivo. […]

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