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Fresh Fish and Sips in the Pearl of Puglia

Jessica Altieri on October 1, 2015 - 8:57 am in What's Trending, Wine Lifestyle, WineChannelTV

In The Heel of Italy’s Boot

Wine Channel TV Sip Some PugliaJoin Wine Channel TV host Jessica Altieri from Trani, Italy….known as the “Pearl of Puglia” for a #BestSipEver segment. Fish from Trani and Sips from Ognissole Winery! Head to the heel of Italy’s boot and discover a region with reasons to celebrate local food all year round.

Trani is known as the “Pearl of Puglia” and has a magnificent portside cathedral. During the Middle Ages, Trani rivaled Bari, another city in Puglia, for importance, and Trani became a major point of embarkement for merchants going to the Near East. The town’s business interests grew so much that Trani devised the first maritime code, the Ordinamenta Maris, in 1063 to help regulate their business interests.

The 125-acre Ognissole estate, near the town of Fragagnano in Apulia’s Manduria region, was established in 2000 by the founders of Feudi di San Gregorio. Over the past 20 years or more, Feudi di San Gregorio, in southern Italy’s Campania region, has played a leading role in fostering a winemaking revolution that extends across southern Italy, and has led to a remarkable resurgence of regional wine industries.

 

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