Tag Archive: Pizzica

Pizzica in the Piazza: 22nd September 2016

Come and join us for a fabulous evening at Corso Vittorio Veneto, San Michele Salentino for ‘Pizzica in the Piazza’ from 9pm onwards. Summer is drawing to an end but we’re not letting… Continue reading

Vinitaly 2016

Having friends in the wine business has many advantages, not least the opportunity to buy exceptional wine at cost, but it also opens up many other doors to exceptional experiences. Vinitaly was one… Continue reading

Review of Puglian Pleasures Wine Tour: By Let’s go to Puglia!

This year I had the pleasure to meet the founders of Let’s go to Puglia and several of their guests as they joined us for our Puglian Pleasures wine tour. This is their… Continue reading

Festival of San Martino: Chestnuts and Wine

Festivities for San Martino arrived earlier than normal this year in Carovigno, when Articolo 1 pub decided to get the party started on 6th November. The evening kicked off with Folk music and… Continue reading

Wine Travel Destination: Puglia, Italy

This magical wine destination is a thin peninsula packed tight with stunning beauty and surrounded by some of the bluest waters in Europe. Flanked by two seas, magical Puglia is a thin peninsula… Continue reading

Let’s go to Nonna’s! La Locanda di Nonna Mena

A favourite amongst the locals, La Locanda di Nonna Mena, really is like going to ‘Nonna’s’ (Grandma’s) house for lunch or dinner. Located in a quaint little street, Via Edison, just a few… Continue reading

Real Puglian hospitality

Not one to turn down a dinner invitation, I headed to the relatively unknown town of Villa Castelli, in the province of Brindisi, and went to a traditional trattoria, ‘Antichi Sapori’. My good… 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

Le Rezze of San Vito Dei Normanni, Puglia.

The day had arrived, I finally found my dream home in Southern Italy! Full of excitement I decided to explore the town and the community that I had just bought into. Meandering through… Continue reading

Pizzica

A long standing traditional folk dance in the Puglian region is the Pizzica. Its origins are believed to be derived from the Tarantella dance which was performed by people who had been bitten… Continue reading