Ostuni, Martina Franca, and Alberobello are three gems of Puglia’s Itria Valley, but visiting these towns in one day by bus or train is almost impossible. With this driving tour, skip the hassle and delays of public transportation and instead relax on board a private minivan to each town. Take in the famed “trulli” in Alberobello, sweeping views from Martina Franca, and the historic cathedral in Ostuni before the return drive.
Enjoy a quiet experience away from Lecce's tourist crowds.
In a cozy wine bar with an inspiring deco, learn about Puglia wines and wine culture as you sip several different types of wine while enjoying delicious local food. Learn all about the local wine culture from your wine expert.
- Learn how to make orecchiette "pasta fresca" in the heart of Lecce old town with the locals and in a wonderful location over an incredible Baroque view
- Enjoy a guided wine experience with local experts and learn the ins and outs of Puglia wine production
- make pasta and taste wine with the locals in a wonderful location with a gorgeous view
Puglia is home to both a rich history of winemaking and a vibrant contemporary wine scene. Experience both during this guided wine tasting featuring some of the region’s flagship wines from Itria Valley whites to reds like Manduria Primitivo and Negroamaro from Salento. Learn about their production and terroir and enjoy a sampling of gourmet specialties like taralli and bruschette.
The area to the north of Puglia - especially in the province of Barletta, Andria, Trani - is the land governed by the Nero di Troia, a wine that in the past was considered to be only a cut, but which today has received great recognition and is now considered a prized variety .
To rediscover this historic wine, you will be accompanied to the vineyards where you can admire vines; you will continue the visit in the cellar full of precious barrels.
You will have the opportunity to listen to the history of Nero di Troia and an expert from the Sector will accompany you to discover the fragrances and teach you to recognize them.
Excursion for couples and families and groups of friends who want to spend a unique experience together on top of the GIANT bikes, which make this ride pleasant and unforgettable on the Apulian aqueduct cycle route and the countryside of Locorotondo, Cisternino, Ostuni and Ceglie Messapica.
The final wine tasting in the historic center of Locorotondo rounds off an unforgettable day.
I am considered by many an expert in wines and atoria and traditions of Salento. My main activity is to sell Salento wines all over the world. Now I am ready to offer you the opportunity to taste the best local wine labels and traditional dishes with me to discover together all the secrets of Salento wine and food.
This is the only experience of Salento cuisine that offers you a taste of the real typical products of our region. I will be happy to explain to you the whole history and the food and wine culture of Salento while we will prepare lunch or dinner tasting together the best wines of Salento.
the Mazzone farm is a family business producing wines for 3 generations only with grapes from their own vineyards. Over the years the company has received numerous awards for the quality of its wines. For some years we have opened the doors of our company to visitors, to let them know how our wines are born, in a quiet and relaxing atmosphere in the shade of ancient olive trees. The whole tour will be accompanied by our enolgo which will also cover the final tasting of native wines: Nero di Troia, Bombino bianco, Minutolo, Malvasia bianca.
A tour appreciated by many travelers from all over the world
Minimum 2 people
Negroamaro is the flagship wine of Puglia’s Salento peninsula, and one of the most historic wines in the region. With this experience, take a deep dive into the history and production of this heritage wine by visiting the Museum of Negroamaro, followed by a tour and tasting at a local cellar. Stroll through a historic vineyard, take in the barrel room, then sample four wines paired with Puglian delicacies.
Visit Alberobello on a customizable half-day tour, and discover its famous ‘trulli’ houses with your own private guide. Built by peasants around 700 years ago, the whitewashed and cone-shaped dwellings are now UNESCO-listed treasures. Learn all about them as you explore, hearing how their drywalls were built, and then end the experience with a wine tasting. Sip on glasses of Puglian wine, and learn about the local grapes as you drink. Make use of round-trip transport from Bari, if you wish.
I worked for 15 years as a biochemical researcher of wine. Now I have transformed my dream and my passion into an activity dedicated to the world of wine, offering my clients an exclusive experience in the authentic culture of Salento wine. Thanks to my experience of online wine sales matured with my website I know perfectly all the cellars and wines of Salento. And now I want to use all my knowledge to give you the best and most complete wine experience you can find in Salento. Make yourself comfortable because the tour is about to start.
Visit a winery immersed in the Apulian countryside where you will learn all about wine production and you can admire the vineyards from which the prestigious DOC wines of local production derive. You can also taste 5 wines and typical specialties including bruschetta, focaccia, cheese, omelette, salami, extra virgin olive oil. The tour includes a guided tour of the factory and the cellar created in a natural cave where wines are preserved and a bicycle tour through the vineyards to discover the Apulian countryside.
- This package includes only the guide and transport, the fee for the tasting and the light lunch will be paid on site separately (€ 25 per person). -
Get to know the sunny, seaside region of Salento through its most famous product: wine. Departing from Lecce, you’ll be introduced to native grape varieties and learn how wines have flourished in the arid climate. Visiting two wineries with an expert sommelier, you’ll cover the ins and outs of local wine-making, with a chance to savor some of the tastiest wine selections—paired with savory regional treats.
Explore Puglia's gems—including Lecce and Gallipoli—on this full-day tour with wine tastings. See ancient architecture in Lecce and visit Gallipoli's Old Town, built on an island now connected to the mainland by a bridge. Taste wines such as Primitivo, Negromaro, Sussumaniello, Aglianico and Bombino Bianco at several vineyard stops.
The city of Lecce is known for both its Baroque architecture and excellent street food. With this experience, discover the best of both without getting footsore by combining sightseeing and food tasting in a single bike tour. Zip through the picturesque lanes of the old town to take in the historic palaces and churches, stopping to sample local delicacies like “puccia”, “taralli”, and “pettole” washed down with Puglian wines.
Explore one of Lecce’s finest wineries at the most magical time of day on a sunset tour from Porto Cesareo. Designed with lovers of wine and nature in mind, this tour includes hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your accommodation, and the chance to sample several varietals of wine.
After a 45-minute drive, you will reach a family-run oil mill, now an international company exporting its extra-virgin olive oil and flavoured oils. After the guided tour, you will taste different types of extra-virgin olive oil.
Afterwards, you will head-on into a renown winery with its own olive, almond groves and cherry orchards.
After the guided tour of the wine canteen, where you will learn everything about Apulian winemaking, you will taste 4 different wines and some snacks (taralli, olives, almonds).
(1 hour and a half)
Lunch or dinner in a traditional farmhouse can be added upon request (30€ per person).
On the tour you will experience some of the best and most traditional places to eat in Bari, avoid the tourist traps and eat with the locals while learning about the South's culture and heritage. On the tour you will meet real Barese people and together we will share our passion for this city and it's food. Unfortunately it is not possible to run a tour with less than 2 people. PLEASE SEND US A MESSAGE before booking if you are a single traveller and we will try to put you together with another tour.
Tours during the week start at 11am and finish at 2pm, whilst Saturday tours start at 6pm and finish at 9pm
Take a break from the beaches and discover Salento’s food and wine, instead. With a private guide, you’ll visit two award-winning Salento wine estates where varietals using the primitivo and malvasia grapes, among others, are produced. As you sip, you’ll learn about viticulture in the region, and enjoy a light lunch either at the winery or nearby. Choose to add on a third winery or a swim stop at Porto Cesareo on your way back to Lecce.
The wine tasting takes place inside a historic building, precisely on the panoramic terrace, located on the perimeter of the historic center. With this experience you can learn about the Apulian wine history and you can taste 3 local wines, through which to understand the typical features of the area.
For those who wish, it is possible to learn the basic techniques for tasting. All the wines selected as well as being of quality, and never "entry level wine", are produced by small companies and in small quantities (10-12 thousand bottles per label) in historic cellars that produce wines with traditional methods and respectful of the regional style.
The wines are combined with local products.
The sommelier is at your complete disposal.
The day takes place visiting two wineries: in each we will taste 3 or more selected wines ("NO entry level wines")
Furthermore, my tours always have a convenient organized and private transfer, with their own insurance, which will allow you to taste the wines without worrying about having to drive.
IMPORTANT: I always accompany my guests personally throughout the day and, as a professional sommelier, I am available for technical and non-technical information.
During the experience we will visit historical and traditional companies while during transfers between one winery and another, I will have the pleasure of telling you the history of the wine of my region; in this way you will be able to appreciate the visits in the cellar, understanding how the Apulian wines were born and evolved.
I visited and selected numerous wineries throughout Puglia and chose very small wineries often run by families, historic wineries or even cellars with an attached wine museum.
Explore the Apulian countryside on an electric-assisted e-bike and sample regional wines during a tour of a local winery. This private tour means you can cycle at your own pace and stop as often as you like to take photos. Along the way, admire views of the Itria Valley, spot the UNESCO-listed trulli of Alberobello, and visit the picturesque village of Locorotondo.
This tour allows you to admire the natural beauties of Puglia riding an assisted pedal bike with little effort and lots of fun. Discover what nature has to offer: a wonderful countryside full of colors and scents. You will cross a unique landscape like that of the Trulli of Alberobello and you will arrive in the cellar with a guided tour of the vineyards, visit of the traditional 18th century farm with an explanation of the vinification and final tasting phases. The real and unique Puglia starts here.