• Eager to Ditch Its Bulk-Wine Past, Puglia Embraces Native Grapes and Hip Hop

    2 monthes ago - By Vine Pair

    The jazzy hip-hop stylings of R+R=NOW, a group somewhat similar to the Roots, fill the air above the hills of Locorotondo, Italy during its annual Locus Festival. About an hour south of Bari, in southeastern Italy , Locorotondo has hosted this summertime celebration to all things Puglia for 14 years.
    The crowd is happily nodding and bouncing along as the night turns to early morning. Glasses of Tormaresca Calafuria, a rosato from Puglia's Salento peninsula, are ceaselessly poured and refilled.
    The Locus Festival brings together regional live music, art, wine, and food in an attempt to...
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