Wine and Wineyards of Apulia


The region of Puglia knows the viticulture activity from the ancient Greece period and it is a land particularly suitable for the vine cultivation, thanks to the mixed morphology of level ground and hills and the mild weather.
The most known areas for wine production are in the provinces of Foggia and Bari and in Salento. The production is plentiful in terms of quantity and the quality level is increasing more and more, so that this region’s wines enjoy good reputation both in Italy and abroad.

Main vine varieties: Primitivo, Negroamaro.

Main red wines: Puglia Tomaresca Neprica, Salento Rosso Tomaresca Fichimori, Primitivo di Manduria Sessantanni, Salento Primitivo Primo Nero, Vino Rosso d’Italia Collezione Cinquanta, Salento Tomaresca Masseria Maime, Salento Negroamaro, Castel del Monte Aglianico, Salento Negroamaro Tomaresca Morgicchio, Salento Primitivo Artas, Castel del monte Tomaresca Trentangeli, Castel del monte Aglianico Tomaresca, Cacc’e Mmitte di Lucera Agramante, Puglia Primitivo, Primitivo di Manduria, Primitivo del Salento, Daunia Nero, Aleatico di Puglia, Alezio, Brindisi, Copertino, Gelatina Rosso, Galatina Rosso riserva, Galatina negro amaro riserva, Galatina Rosso Novello, Gioia del colle, Leverano, Lizzano, Matino, Nardò, Ortanova, Ostuni, Rosso Barletta, Rosso Canosa, Rosso di Cerignola, Salice Salentino, San Severo, Squinzano, Barletta DOC.

Main white wines: Puglia Chardonnay Tomaresca, Puglia Fiano Minutolo, Castel del monte, Galatina bianco frizzante, Galatina Chardonnay, Gioia del colle, Gravina, Leverano bianco, Locorotondo, Martina Franca, Salice Salentino bianco, San Severo bianco.

Main rosé: Squinzano, Alezio, Brindisi, Castel del monte Aglianico, Copertino, Galatina, Gioia del Colle, Leverano, Lizzano, Matino, San Severo, Ortanova, Salice Salentino.

Main sparkling: Primitivo di Manduria 11 filari, Leverano bianco passito.

Main sweet wines: Primitivo di Manduria 11 filari, Leverano bianco passito.

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