Cantine Aperte 2017 – Sunday 28th May

After plenty of discussion (and under a lot of pressure to live up to the success of last year) we are delighted to announce our planned itinerary for Cantine Aperte 2017!! This year we have decided to head east and focus on the wines to the south of Brindisi.  We have selected four fantastic vineyards…

Feudo di Santa Croce

This week we had the pleasure of visiting Cantine San Giorgio to sample some of their fantastic regional wines under the Feudo di Santa Croce label.  We arrived at the beautiful masseria, surrounded by typical Puglian countryside of olive groves and vineyards, and met our hosts Claudio and Serena.  They explained some of the history of the estate…

Bolonero – Torre Vento

Name: Bolonero Producer: Torre Vento Grape Variety: Nero di Troia (70%), Aglianico (30%) Vintage: 2012 We were recommended this wine today at a lovely restaurant in nearby Ceglie Messapica.  The owner assured me that it was an exceptional wine and pointed out that in 2015 it was awarded Tre Bicchiere by Gambero Rosso (which is their…