The Heel of Italy, Apulia, makes some excellent wines

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“Elio Minoia is a low-profile winemaker and a big smile at the winery Valle dell’Asso. The winery is located in Galatina, just outside Lecce in Salento, at the bottom of the Italian heel, in Apulia or Puglia as it is also called. Elio has worked side by side with the founder of the winery, Luigi Vallone, until the later sadly passed away. Today, Elio continues his work, with his daughter Mariachiara Minoia and the new owner Pierantonio Fiorentino. Sometimes it’s positive that things remain as they were. Like in this case.”

Read more on the Piromafo wine from Valle dell’Asso in Åsa Johansson’s article on BKWine Magazine: Piromàfo, an elegant negroamaro from Apulia.

Here’s an example of how one of our wine tours to Puglia / Apulia can look.

Tasting Piromafo igp Salento from Apuplia
Tasting Piromafo igp Salento from Apuplia


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