Preview: Italian Food, Wine, Travel Group Climb to Puglia

A trullo after sunset. These dry stone huts featuring pyramidal, domed or conical roofs with corbelled limestone slabs are specific to the Itria Valley southeast of Bari in Puglia. Trulli were constructed as field shelters, storehouses or permanent dwellings by small-scale landowners or agricultural laborers. Nowadays, many are used as homes. They are UNESCO protected.

February is the Italian Food, Wine and Travel group’s second month climbing Italy. I say climbing because we are working ourselves from the bottom of the boot to the Alps at the top. Our January Sicilian adventures with Culinary Camilla (link) propelled us to Puglia, the long and skinny heel of the boot, where our virtual exploration of all things #ItalianFWT continues. Yes, #weareinpuglia and we hope you will join us – see below!

The cast of participants and the part each person contributes

Our #ItalianFWT posts go live this Friday and Saturday, February 3rd and 4th starring:

Camilla at Culinary Cam sharing a “Killer Pairing: Spaghetti all’Assassina + A Negroamaro from Brindisi

Martin from Enofylz Wine Blog sharing “An Unconventional Style of Primitivo – 2020 Produttori Di Manduria Electric Bee Primitivo”

Susannah from Avvinare tells us about “Primitivo from Gioia del Colle, A Revelation”

Jennifer at Vino Travels discusses “A Rare Puglian Grape – Susumaniello”

Gwendolyn the Wine Predator shares “A Family Tradition: Domus Hortae’s organic wines from the heel of Italy”

Robin at Crushed Grape Chronicles reveals “Salice Salentino from Puglia with Ciceri e tria”

Katarina from Grapevine Adventures shares “Borgo Turrito Focusses on Nero di Troia in Foggia in Puglia”

Wendy from A Day in the Life on the Farm shares “Octopus with Polenta and a Rosato from Puglia inspired by The Food Club”

And here at Savor the Harvest, Lynn discusses “Negroamaro Three Ways from Puglia + Food Pairings”

6 thoughts on “Preview: Italian Food, Wine, Travel Group Climb to Puglia

  1. Maryanne

    Well this certainly sounds like fun, being in a group of writers focusing on Italian wine and food. It’s one of my favorite countries… I cook a lot of Italian and love the wines but I’m no expert. I see what Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods have and try different types. I can’t join this month but am noting you all for the future.


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