Apulia is a region in southeastern Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea in the east, the Ionian Sea to the southeast, the Strait of Otranto and Gulf of Taranto in the south. Its southern portion, a peninsula known as Salento, forms a high heel on the “boot” of Italy. Traditionally focused on family, food and celebration, with a traditional gastronomy influenced by what is grown and raised on the land, rich of beautiful natural landscapes and coastline scenery, Apulia’s culture is the result of the many dominations occurred in the past (Greek, Romans, Goths, Lombard, Byzantines, Saracen, Norman, Spanish, Turks, Venetians, etc..)
Wine production in Apulia is among the first ones in Italy, with Apulian producers mostly focusing on quality production. Best know Apulian wines, which in the last years have become more and more popular, are Negroamaro, Primitivo, Uva di Troia, Verdeca, Malvasia and Moscato.
Hallmark Travels works in partnership with its Clients to create exceptional tailored vacation experiences, wishing to understand their objectives so to be able to design best wine&food tours according to their unique travel needs. All the travel arrangements are settled in connection with the local best tourism suppliers. Hallmark Travels will let you feel like a native in the places you will visit, through people normal facts most telling their true identity and traditions, making available to you unique emotions you will cherish in your heart when back to your everyday life. For example, all visits to winemakers involve a visit to the cellars, an introduction to the wines produced hold by the owner or the local oenologist and a wine tasting with some local food specialties.
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