A Hidden Gem For Sale In Ostuni

Ever dreamed of owning your own little place in the sun but thought buying a place in Ostuni would be too expensive? Then think again! Puglian Pleasures are thrilled to have this little… Continue reading

Vino and Vespas!

Last weekend in Puglia it was ‘Cantine Aperte’ where many of the wineries (Cantine) opened their doors to the public, to showcase their wines. So we thought it would be fun to incorporate… Continue reading

Auto Fair: San Michele Salentino 30th May – 2nd June 2015

The “Auto Fair” returns to San Michele Salentino! All eyes are on San Michele Salentino, Puglia, known as the “Auto City” after the huge success of previous editions, with thousands of visitors flocking… Continue reading

Cooking like a local: Pugliese Style! – Fave

To get the full effect of my crazy thought process whilst writing this week’s cookery blog, the next line needs to be sung in the style of a very famous Christmas carol ‘Tis… Continue reading

Negroamaro Wine Festival Brindisi: 05-09 June 2015

Year on year, the Negroamaro wine festival surpasses the previous year, and this year is no exception! It’s certainly my favourite event of the year! Set over 20,000sqm in the historic City of… Continue reading

Wine Tasting! Cantine Aperte 30-31 May 2015

Open Cellars is the most important wine tourism event in Italy. Since 1993, member wineries of Movimento Turismo del Vino open their doors to personally meet the public on the last weekend in… Continue reading

Lido Bianco Beach Parrrrty!

Summer, summer, summertime, Time to sit back and unwind! (….sung in the style of Will Smith!) Lido Bianco Beach opens the summer season in style! Join them for the grand opening party Tuesday… Continue reading

Italians fear of wind and why.

Did you know that the word for Malaria derives from the Medieval Italian term ‘mala aria’ literally meaning, bad air? Perhaps this is why the Italians dislike moving air so much. You will… Continue reading

Food and Wine Pairing: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

What an honour and what a view! Brindisi War Memorial Tower

Coming in to land at Brindisi airport, I caught my first glimpse of the impressive War Memorial Tower. It stood tall and proud over the harbour, and I could see the Virgin Mary… Continue reading