Puglia IGT is a region-wide appellation title which covers, as might be inferred from the title, the Puglia region in southern Italy. Since its introduction in November 1995, it has been used to label more than 500 wines, making it one of the most widely used of Italy's 120 or so IGTs (and thus one of the country's most significant wine appellations).
Although the styles and grape varieties sanctioned for use in Puglia IGT wines are many, the majority of the wines are dry reds and whites produced from the region's traditional varieties: Primitivo, Negroamaro and ...more
Puglia (Apulia to many English speakers) is a long, thin wine region in the far south-eastern corner of the 'boot' of Italy. To continue the footwear analogy often used to illustrate Italy’s shape, Puglia runs from the very point of the heel to just below mid-calf height, where the 'spur' of the Gargano Peninsula juts out into the Adriatic Sea. The heel (the Salento Peninsula) occupies the...more
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