Puglia Wine


Puglia (a.k.a. Apulia) is located in southeast Italy, or as many describe it, the “heel” of the boot. Flanked by the Adriatic and Ionian seas, it’s a spectacularly fertile peninsula, known for growing olives, figs, almonds, wheat and of course, wine grapes. Its Meditterranean climate is hot, with long sunny days cooled off by ocean breezes. The region has been inhabited for many centuries, with wines factoring in throughout. The Greeks, Romans, Goths, Lombards, Byzantines, Turks and Venetians all occupied the province at various stages from several centuries B.C. up until 1861, when it was officially recognized as part of Italy. 
Next to wine, olive oil is its biggest industry, accounting for half of Italy’s production. Red wine has come from Puglia in profuse quantities, and garnered the region a reputation for being a terrific source of “plonk” for a long time. Producers enjoyed success for this mass production, and happily churned out oceans Read more »

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  • Primitivo

    History of the grape: At some point in the 18th century, the grape was brought over to Italy from either Caucasus or ...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Negroamaro

    History of the grape: The name is a combination of the Italian words for “black” and “bitter,” however, the latter de...

Subregions of Puglia

  • Puglia Igt

      The region of Puglia, located in southeast Italy, is divided into the growing regions of F...

  • Brindisi

    Brindisi is a town and coastal wine region in the Puglia province of Southern Italy. The growin...

  • Castel Del Monte

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  • Tormaresca

    Viticulture in Puglia is history and at the same time innovation. Cultivation of wines started...

  • Leone de Castris

    https://www.facebook.com/leone.decastrisSalice Salentino, a small village in Salento rich in v...

  • Castello Monaci

    The choice of grape varieties is a combination of local viticultural tradition–indigenous Negroam...

  • Vigne & Vini

    Vigne & Vini is located in Leporano (PUGLIA) within the Salento Area and prides itself on a three...

  • Vinicola Decordi

    Casa Vinicola Decordi was founded in 1921 by the Decordi brothers. With more than 80 years of ex...

  • Cantine Due Palme

    Cantine Due Palme is a social co-operative situated in CELLINO SAN MARCO (BR), between the pro...

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Puglia on Snooth

  • Most of you know DOC wines from Apulia (Puglia, southern Italy) like Primitivo or Negroamaro, but just few have been there in the "Heel of the Boot" unspoiled region...Astonishing landscapes, deep culture and traditions, but first of all our loved decilious wines to be paired with amazing food...have prompt me to launch first Luxury Wine Tour of... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Luxury Wine Tour of Apulia

  • Trentatre Rosso Cabernet Merlot Montepulciano 2007


    No written review

    Wine review by pyrofloptic

  • Farnese Sangiovese Daunia IGT 2008


    I like the fact that the body is heavier than most wines with these distinctive fruity flavours without the heavy aftertaste of a merlot or melbec. Read More

    Wine review by Mick172

  • Mocavero Primitivo del Salento 2003


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    Wine review by pcparker

  • Epicuro Salice Salentino Riserva 2005


    A nice blend of Neroamaro (80%) and Malvasia Nera (20%) with plenty of body and smooth aroma. Mature and earthy-frugal taste good for a daily enjoyment. Read More

    Wine review by HGarban

  • Epicuro Salice Salentino 2005


    A nice blend of Neroamaro and Malvasia Nera with plenty of body and smooth aroma. Mature and earthy taste good for a daily enjoyement. Read More

    Wine review by HGarban

  • Layer Cake Primitivo 2011


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    Wine review by savannah

  • Alberto Longo Capoposto Puglia IGT 2003


    Excellent example of the type, not a wine for everyone perhaps, but I like these specific types. Read More

    Wine review by dirkwdeyoung

  • Neprica Puglia IGT 2008


    very drinkable (in a good way!) Read More

    Wine review by lingprof

  • Rocca Bella Negroamaro Puglia IGT 2008


    a dustiness on the nose, earthy with little hints of smokiness. the fruit is much more noticeable on the palate with the acidity filtered in with sour cherry, a little woodsy and inklings of pepper towards the end with a quick finish Read More

    Wine review by Nicki Gig

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