• #wine,  Apulia,  primitivo,  Primitivo di Manduria,  Puglia,  Wine Tasting

    Feel the Heel with these 10 Primitivos

    Ten Must-Try Bottles of Primitivo di Manduria Manduria, Puglia c/o Consorzio di Tutela Primitivo di Manduria An early ripening grape variety known as Primitivo, or Primitivus in Latin, produces a beautiful wine that every winelover should experience. It is genetically identical to Zinfandel, as well as the Croatian grape, Crljenak Kastelanski. So, you like the flavor profiles in these grapes, you’re in the right place.  There is no secret, though, if you want good, authentic Primitivo, you go to Puglia.  Puglia, located in the Southeastern part of Italy, forming the heel of the Italian boot, is major producer of Primitivo and it is considered one of their most distinguished red…

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    Erminio Campa, A Pearl in Primitivo di Manduria

    Pure, Primitive and Palate Pleasing Pure, unadulterated Primitivo.  That’s what you get when you sip a glass of Erminio Campa Primitivo di Manduria.  I had the pleasure of visiting Erminio Campa Viticoltore on a Press Tour to explore the Manduria region of Puglia.  I was immediately drawn to their wines, as it was love at first taste!  I knew I wanted to learn more. Interacting with Ermino Campa Ermino, Francescoand Valentino Campa Erminio Campa is a fantastic wine producer in Puglia, located in Taranto, in the municipality of Torricella.  This is a typical area of Primitivo di Manduria, about 3 km from the Ionian Sea. The vineyards have been in…

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