Puglia in the headlines: Tourism, food, wine & a few surprises

Puglia has been making headlines recently all over the world, as more and more people discover its rich culture, history, heritage and its food and wine.

Here are links to a few articles you may enjoy. If you’ve visited Puglia, you can reminisce and plan your next trip. And if you haven’t been to Puglia yet, what are you waiting for?

A Foodie Trip to Puglia
If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, few places offer more pulling power than plentiful Puglia. The region on the sun-kissed heal of Italy, known for good reason as the bread basket of the country, positively strains under the weight of sumptuous goodies. And that can only mean one thing – a foodie’s paradise … CLICK HERE

Puglia: A Must-Go-To For All Foodies
A visit to Italy’s Puglia region should figure in every foodie’s ultimate bucket list. Urvashi Pant takes a trip to the land of olive oil and all things delicious to tell a tale of non-stop binging … CLICK HERE

Savoring Southern Italy’s “Cucina Povera”
Food-focused travelers can enjoy fine meals from humble ingredients in Lecce and learn how to make such food at a crop of culinary schools … CLICK HERE

Catching the Wave of Wines from Puglia
Amastuola’s Bianco Salento boasts aromas of peaches and apricots and a softy, creamy texture. When it comes to wine, Giuseppe Sportelli describes Puglia as a “philosophy, a landscape, a testing place, an experience” … CLICK HERE

Wine Festival in Brindisi
The curtain opens on the Negroamaro Wine Festival, expected to attract tens of thousands of visitors to Brindisi. Mayor Mimmo Consales says, “The Negroamaro Wine Festival is one of the most important events of the South. We want to prove once again that here in Brindisi there is not only industry, but also culture, gastronomy and tourism as reliable sources of employment and promotion of the territory … CLICK HERE

Torre del Porto, New Crag at Mattinata in Puglia
The Madonna di Campiglio Mountain Guides introduces Torre del Porto, the new crag close to Mattinata in the Gargano Natural Park in Puglia … CLICK HERE

Porto Selvaggio, Italy: Secret Seaside
The best unsung beach holiday resorts in Europe: Porto Selvaggio, in southern Puglia, including information on booking accommodation, transport and where to eat … www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/italy/southernitalyandsicily/10245947/Porto-Selvaggio-Italy-Secret-Seaside.html

Cookery Courses in Italy
Ask the Experts: Sophie Butler offers advice on booking cookery courses in Italy, including locations in Puglia … CLICK HERE

The Real Wine Fair 2014 – Cristiano Guttarolo, Gioia del Colle, Puglia
…I’ve been introduced to Cristiano Guttarolo, a grower from Puglia. His Primitivo Amphora blew me away … CLICK HERE

Puglia Markets New Mozzarella From Goat Milk
Italy has a new food to offer to the world gourmet scene – mozzarella made out of goat milk. The new type of mozzarella is being marketed in local production stands in southern Italy. Members of five farmer associations, in collaboration with Bari University are producing the cheese … CLICK HERE

Flavor Your Life Shares a Recipe for Pugliese-Style Orecchiette
Flavor Your Life, a European Union-funded campaign dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil news, shares a recipe for Pugliese-style orecchiette, a great dinner pasta dish from the Italian region of Puglia prepared with Italian olive oil … CLICK HERE

TIM Expands 4G Network to 55 Localities in Puglia
TIM continued to roll out its 4G service throughout Italy, announcing that the network will be expanded to 55 localities in the southern Italian region of Puglia by the end of 2014… CLICK HERE

Photo: Medieval market in Bitetto. © Copyright APT Puglia

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