Bike Tour: Savelletri – Porto Ghiacciolo – San Vito/Polignano

Puglia is a great destination for bikers, professionals as well as pure fun cyclists. There are interesting and highly challenging up- and downhill tracks all around the masseria, heading towards the Itria valley for example; or stunning coastal roads with hardly any traffic passing.
Enzo, one of our head waiters who has been crossing the entire country on two wheels, will be happy to help you work out a suitable tour for your needs and fitness levels. If you’re really lucky he’ll invite you along on one of his own private tours… Attention though, Enzo is not so much of a fun rider, he’ll be taking it seriously!

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Wine Tip: Cantine Olivella/Katà Pompeiano 2010

A chilly winter night in Bari; found shelter and great hospitality at La Bul (www.labul.it, Via Villari 52, Bari), new and trendy restaurant in the  storic center (www.labul.it). Sommeliere Francesca Mosele’s wine recommendation for a dinner based on raw and cooked fish and vegetables, prepared by her partner Antonio Scalera (former chef of Grotta Palazzese, Polignano):

Cantine Olivella: Katà Pompeiano 2010

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Wine Tip: Trebbiano d’Abbruzzo, Emidio Pepe, 2008

Vittorio Muolo, Masseria Torre Coccaro, and Giacomo Bianchi, Chichibio Restaurant, Polignano, are presenting a Trebbiano d’Abbruzzo Emidio Pepe, 2008.

Giacomo Bianchi is one of the most  important expert in Puglia on natural and biodinamic wines and has probably the best fish restaurant in puglia.
Emidio Pepe is Widely known for organic wines of extraordinary quality (since 1964) the family enterprise became famous through the G8 meeting in Tokyo where the wine was offered to the world’s top politicians.

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