An accidental find while having a walk along the main avenue of Gallipoli, wine bar Il Baccante surprised me with its welcoming atmosphere. In a search of a lovely place, where it is possible to listen to live music and drink a cocktail or a good wine, we came across this wine bar, which immediately gave a nice impression. Its interior is made in winery style, it seemed that we entered a wine cellar, with wooden shelves all full of different kind of wines. There is a bar at the entrance and the tables around and behind it. The atmosphere invites you to relax with the dim lights inside. Continue reading
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