Benvenuta Vendemmia 2011

24/08/2011 On the third Sunday in September, wine lovers celebrate the harvest and drink a toast to the new vintage.

After a season full of events in Puglia's most charming historic centres, the wineries are ready again to welcome wine lovers and tourists to 'Benvenuta Vendemmia' (Welcome harvest), on Sunday 18 September from 10 a.m. until evening.

This event is an opportunity to spend the last Sunday of summer with family and friends, visiting the 10 participating wineries, meeting the producers and tasting their wines.

In some wineries visitors can join in the grape harvest and see the most important stages in the winemaking process. The participating wineries organize special events like art exhibitions, and live performances of music and dance.

Just like every year, during 'Benvenuta Vendemmia' there will be special cycle routes among the wineries for nature lovers interested in wine-tasting.

Following the excellent result of the last editions, Lecce and Bari APTs will provide shuttle bus services to some of the participating wineries so that your journey will be both comfortable and safe (

Participating wineries in the Castel del Monte area:

Cantina Vignuolo , Conte Onofrio Spagnoletti Zeuli, Rivera – Andria ( BAT);
Torrevento – Corato (BA).

Participating wineries in the Salento area:

Leone de Castris -Salice Salentino ( LE);
Paolo Leo - San Donaci ( BR);
Produttori Vini Manduria - Manduria ( TA).

For more info: tel. 080- 5233038 (Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.) -or visit puglia@movimentoturismovino.itThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and visit

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