Discover Italian Regions: Puglia
This album introduces a number of podcasts with stories of Italian wine producers from the Apulia region, in the South of Italy.
Dicembre 3, 2019
In this episode Monty Waldin interviews Mauro Di Maggio who serves as the President of the Consorzio Primitivo di Manduria, in Apulia, the “heel” of Italy. Mauro who comes from a wine-growing family and is the Director of Cantine San Marzano talks about the Primitivo di Manduria appellation and the characteristics of the Manduria terroir. Mauro explains the origin of the name of the Primitivo grape and the geology of the Manduria region. Tune in to learn more about a typical lamb dish from the area paired with Primitivo and about their DOCG “Primitivo di Manduria Dolce Naturale”!
Luglio 9, 2019
In this episode Monty Waldin interviews Simona Fino. Simona and Gianfranco own the Gianfranco Fino winery in the Manduria region of Puglia. Simona tells Monty about how her adventure in wine started and the winery’s focus on old vines which are from 60 to 90 years old. Simona and Monty talk about the winery’s signature Primitivo di Manduria, the Es 2012, and their main markets. Tune in to also learn about typical dishes to pair with Primitivo.
Giugno 25, 2019
In this episode Monty Waldin interviews Vito Palumbo, Brand Manager at Tormaresca, a company owned by the Antinori family and including two estates in Puglia: Tenuta Bocca di Lupo in Castel del Monte and Masseria Maime in the Salento area. Vito and Monty discuss native and traditional varieties of Puglia, Tormaresca’s production of Apulian rosés, and some delicious fish pairings for rosé. Vito also talks about the main markets for the winery, the charm of Pugliese traditional farms called “masseria,” and the development of tourism in the Apulia region!
Luglio 18, 2018
In this podcast Monty Waldin meets Matteo Santoiemma, owner of Ognissole Winery in the Apulia (Puglia) region of Italy, a certified organic and biodynamic winery. Matteo […]
Febbraio 7, 2018
In this episode Monty Waldin meets Assunta De Cillis, General Manager at Cantina Due Palme in Apulia. Monty and Assunta discuss local native grapes such as […]
Gennaio 16, 2018
In this episode Monty Waldin meets Carlo Indennitate, Sales Rep at Cantine San Donaci in the Puglia region. Carlo tells Monty that San Donaci is the […]
Giugno 6, 2017
In this episode Monty Waldin takes us to Puglia to meet Edoardo Falvo, who introduces his winery, Masseria Li Veli. Edoardo, who is originally from Tuscany, […]