Winerist visits… Puglia

horse_riding_at_Le_Fabriche-880x455Caught in between two seas, Puglia is the land of beautiful architecture, some of the clearest waters on the European continent, and a mouth-watering food and wine culture. Even today Puglia is an undiscovered part of Italy, making it the perfect destination for a beach holiday or for a spring/autumn long weekend escape.

Puglia is the home of rich history and the purest Moorish-Italian baroque architecture. It hosts hundreds of striking frescoes, baroque churches and relics which reflect a diverse artistic development as well as its military past. As you drive down the peninsula, the striking faces of Lecce, Ostuni – also known as the white city, present the perfect place for people watching and seafood abundant lunches. From here, you can drive through iconic villages where men and women grin at you as they drink lemon water leaning against whitewashed buildings. The expressions on their faces will speak of… Continue reading