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Falstaff continues to reward wines, varieties and territories with scores supporting the quality achieved in Apulia, Italy’s largest vineyard. Rubino regards Falstaff as an irreproachable point of reference for the German speaking market and for the Brindisi company their annual competition is a fundamental event for those who wish to gain a professional and prestigious presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Consistently entering its wines has enabled to record its evolution from harvest to harvest, with a selection of vintage references, confirming their character and...

Rubino believes in the economic recovery and pushes its focus on the export market. Introducing new wines and concentrating on communicating through art. For the 54th Edition of the International Exhibition dedicated to Italian wine, Luigi Rubino’s company turns the spotlight onto several initiatives promoting the oenological identity and soul of this specific territory. In the limelight are the four new labels and the Rubino Art Project, a project dedicated to art and all its different expressions. Trust and resilience, for a Vinitaly relaunch. The two...

Visellio XV Harvest, Palombara and Punta Aquila achieve high scores, confirming Primitivo’s value as the prince of grapes in Apulian winemaking. The international critics bestow extremely respectable scores for Tenute Rubino’s wines, confirming once again that the quality and oenological identity achieved by the Brindisi-based winery has reached beyond Italian borders. It certainly can’t go unnoticed the judgement expressed by FalstaffWeinguide - among the most followed specialist wine and gastronomy publications in Austria, Germany and Switzerland – on the three labels of choice: Visellio XV Harvest,...

Monday 8th November, in the exclusive setting of Borgo Egnazia, Palombara 2019 vintage was unveiled, produced on the agricultural estate of Lizzano in the heart of the DOC Manduria. Palombara is the result of a much broader project, a journey of enhancement and synergy which Tenute Rubino has always found through its connection with Art, the culture and creative point of reference. The presentation of the Palombara Project included the participation of the artist Dino Sambiasi, who created the artwork depicted on the wine label. The guests were...

The prestigious Gambero Rosso Guide “Vini d’Italia 2022” has awarded the celebrated Oltremé Doc Brindisi 2019 vintage with the Tre Bicchieri recognition, for the fifth year in a row.  A true record in continuity for Tenute Rubino’s Susumaniello, a moment of great acknowledgment, demonstrating the important connection between the judgement of wine critics from a renowned guide and the daily appreciation shown by many wine- lovers who choose to share their special moments with it. Susumaniello, a constant in the Apulian ampelographic scene Susumaniello is a historic grape...

A GLASS OF SALENTO’S SEA An Apulian summer, the sun setting on the sea, an aperitif on the beach: this is the kaleidoscope of emotions found in a glass of Saturnino. Fruit of coastal viticulture, Saturnino is the favoured child of a tradition Tenute Rubino wanted to innovate following specific production procedures: a few hours of skin contact in the free run juice is the key to its appeal, passing on the Negroamaro grapes’ olfactory heritage which is fully expressed and balanced in the glass. The Negroamaro grapes...

SALENDE 2020 - SINGLE VARIETAL VERMENTINO CULTIVATED IN THE HEART OF SALENTO’S HIGH PLAINS, WHERE THE UNIQUE MICROCLIMATE PROMOTES AN UNPARALLELED, PERSISTENT FRAGRANCE IN THE WINES. Salende is Salento, and it is true for the people of Salento. With this dialectal term, the inhabitants of Italy’s heel refer to their homeland, recounting its story, its places and its traditions. A unique one-of-a-kind territory, where the vines have found their natural habitat for high quality viticulture: a strip of land between the Adriatic and the Ionian, with...

An unforgettable and emotional vertical tasting Tenute Rubino’s Cru takes centre stage in an extraordinary vertical tasting, with a selection of its best vintages (2016, 2012 and 2010) which have shaped the story of this powerful and intense Primitivo. Pure Salento, bottled and offered to true wine enthusiasts.     Brindisi- A journey back in time, starting with the vintage currently on the market, the 2016, to the 2010. A unique and unforgettable wine sensory journey, dedicated to a true star of the Apulian winemaking tradition. Beginning in 2000, this...

Single varietal Susumaniello sharing the story of coastal viticulture Salento soul, Brindisi tradition: it’s in this precise area of Puglia that Susumaniello, black grape varietal, has found its natural home. A traditional variety with a versatile nature, it perfectly expresses the coastal viticulture when vinified as a rose’. After ageing for 5 months in stainless steel and another 2 months in the bottle, Torre Testa is ready. A wine with a clear identity and which is immediately recognisable for its freshness, sapidity, long finish and for...

AN EXTRACT OF SALENTO DEDICATED TO GREAT ENTHUSIASTS. It was the year 2000, and among the vines of Uggio, with its first harvest, Visellio was created, a single-variety Primitivo, intense and powerful. Today we celebrate the 15 harvests of this wine that time has led to become a renowned expression of Primitivo Salentino in its Brindisi version: the most elegant, more structured and austere. Through the years, Visellio, harvest after harvest, selecting only the best vintages, has written its own story, that of Tenute Rubino’s and also...