10.11.2013, wineries of Italy are open for degustations of young wine / Винодельни Италии открыты для дегустаций молодого вина

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The San Martino holiday is a national Italian festival of young wine, a long-expected by enotourists and local wine lovers autumn event, celebrated on 11th of November. People of Apulia celebrate the ritual at home in the company of family and friends, consuming in abundance roasted meat and chestnuts with liters of young wine, which is called ‘vino novello’ in Italian.

Instead on Sunday, 10th of November, from 10:00 till 22:00 there will be the day of wineries open for San Martino holiday, ‘Cantine Aperte a San Martino’, organised by Movimento Turismo del Vino Puglia (Apulian Wine Tourism Movement) http://www.mtvpuglia.it, the wineries in all parts of Italy will be open for all interested in discovering the wines of the new vintage. Continue reading

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Wines of Salento / Вина Саленто

salento winesWines of Salento and Apulia are among the best ones in Italy, and as I’ve mentioned here Apulia has been chosen as one of the top ten wine destinations in the world in 2013. And you can feel it immediately when you come to Salento, as you can see so many vineyards everywhere, there is a winery almost in every town of Salento, and also almost every second family produces wine (really good one) at home for their pleasure as a hobby, almost all the masserias have their own wine, and also many restaurants offer homemade wine (vino della casa). Continue reading