The Puglia in Gotha of Wine Travel Destination

20/01/2013 Outstanding recognition for Puglia, voted a world

Outstanding recognition for Puglia, voted a world 'Top Wine Destination 2013' by international magazine Wine Enthusiast.

The other wine-tourist destinations chosen by the magazine are true world excellences: from Monterey in California, USA) to Rioja in Spain, from Willamette Valley in Oregon, USA to Long Island in NY, USA, from Douro in Portugal to Hunter Valley in Australia, from the Danube in Austria to Stellenbosch in South Africa and Vale dos Vinhedos in Brazil.

This means that Puglia is the only region in the whole of Italy on this prestigious list, and now extends an invitation to wine tourists from all over the whole world to discover the region's wineries, wine-growing areas and the beauty of her towns, villages and countryside.

To illustrate the reasons for this success, there is a rich program of events in Italy and abroad for the coming months, organized by Regione Puglia. The calendar of events will be presented on Friday 18 January at 11.30 am in Rome, at the Regione Puglia office in Via Barberini, 36.

Speakers: Nichi Vendola, President of Regione Puglia; Dario Stefàno, Regione Puglia's Agro-Food Resources Officer; journalist Monica Larner, director of 'Wine Enthusiast' magazine; Sebastiano de Corato, President of Consorzio Movimento Turismo del Vino Puglia. At the end of the conference, a toast with wines and typical foods from Puglia.

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