Tag Archives: Luciano Pignataro

Radici Del Sud 2013 – Impressions and Results


On 5 – 9 June this year, the 2013 version of Radici del Sud took place at the lovely Masseria Caselli resort near Carovigno in Apulia. For reasons of spreading the good word about the wines of the South, Nicola … Continue reading

Posted in Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Food, Italy, Red wine, Restaurants, Rosé wine, Sicily, White wine, Wine, Wine producers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Severino Garofano


Just a short ping to point you in the direction of a lovely interview with the wonderful and thoughtful hero of southern Italian wine, Severino Garofano: http://www.lucianopignataro.it/a/severino-garofano-il-principe-del-salento/3472/   Yours truly Ole

Posted in Apulia, Calabria, Italy, Wine, Wine producers | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Salentine Sanity – the Wines of Alessandro Carrozzo


The house of Cantina Vitivinicola Carrozzo Alessandro was not known to me until Marina Alaimo published the following beautiful account on the Luciano Pignataro web site: http://www.lucianopignataro.it/a/alessandro-carrozzo-lanima-piu-autentica-dei-vini-salentini/46828/ The description by Marina was so fascinating that I had to try and get … Continue reading

Posted in Apulia, Italy, Red wine, Wine, Wine producers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Primitivo – Manduria and Gioia – Post


Go find a lovely post here on Mimmo Gagliardi’s visit to two of my favourite primitivo producers, Gianfranco Fino and Pietraventosa (on Luciano Pignataro’s wonderful site, a teasure trove of information about the enogastronomic heritage of southern Italy): http://www.lucianopignataro.it/a/un-viaggio-di-ritorno-tra-il-primitivo-di-manduria-e-quello-di-gioia-del-colle/48353

Posted in Apulia, Italy, Red wine, Wine, Wine producers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Radici del Sud 2012 – Impressions and Results


I had the great pleasure and honour of being invited as an expert judge for the seventh edition of the Radici del Sud wine festival, which took place at the formidable Borgo Egnazia resort (http://www.borgoegnazia.com/#/en/) in Savelletri di Fasano, Apulia, from … Continue reading

Posted in Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Food, Italy, Red wine, Restaurants, Rosé wine, Sicily, White wine, Wine, Wine producers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments