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

Cooking like a local: Pugliese Style! – Going Solo!

Who would have thought it? Asparagus and eggs! It sounds like a crazy combination but it works! Giuseppe, a good friend of mine, cultivates asparagus on a large scale and gave me a… Continue reading

Octoberfest in May? – Anything is possible in Puglia!

Macondo Birreria Location Via Bari 48 72017 Ostuni Phone 339 889 9919

Better than s*x!!!…..Well almost!

Whilst taking in the warm Puglian spring sunshine, and catching up with a few girlfriends over an antipasti lunch, all washed down with some local Puglian wine, I was introduced to an orgasmic… Continue reading

Free Jazz Festival and much more! – Alberobello

Alberobello will be celebrating two fantastic events back-to-back over 4 days, starting 30th April. The first event is to celebrate the 2nd edition of UNESCO IN JAZZ FESTIVAL, an international festival devoted to… Continue reading