Organized by Wine Academy Italia, the prestigious international wine qualification will be hosted in Puglia for the first time   To say wine is to say, above all, culture. As if studying a unique world encyclopaedia, learning about wine means coming to know about all the different areas of production, the numerous native varieties, different farming and winemaking practices and how each play a role in shaping the finished product. A vast and complex field that requires specific training for those who want to become professionals...

Join Sommelier Jessica Altieri for an exclusive Sip Some Puglia featured segment with Tenute Rubino. Tenute Rubino distributes and markets its products in over 20 foreign countries under the leadership of Luigi Rubino. Join Luigi, Romina Leopardi and the team that makes this family owned vineyard a special place to treasure and enjoy. Read full article here >...

Falstaff releaseS the results of its “Italian rosè TROPHY”: TORRE TESTA ROSÉ and SATURNINO have enticed the tasters of the prestigious german magazine and are now included in their LIST OF italy’s finest Tenute Rubino's summer has been full of surprises and important international awards. One such recognition is the one expressed by Falstaff magazine, a leading wine&food publication available in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, in praise of the estate’s Torre Testa Rosé and Saturnino, which have passed with flying colours the tasters’ evaluation of "Italy’s...

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Susumaniello is an Apulian native variety enjoying a moment of great popularity thanks to its enticing organoleptic qualities. In just over a month the release of a new limited edition will strengthen its budding reputation. Stay tuned! It takes time to create wines of great depth. Years of study, attention to cultivation practices and optimal harvesting times plus a strong commitment to the work in the cellar, where micro-vinification and blending processes are repeated until the desired, dreamed-of wine is finally achieved, the one able to...

In Japan, comics are recognised as an art form in a fully authorial sense. They are not a niche interest limited to a small and specific readership, quite the opposite: in the Land of the Rising Sun, Manga are considered worthy of the same serious consideration as, for example, literary fiction and they represent an important tool of collective catharsis through which the structures of reality are decoded and processed. It is no surprise, then, that a Manga series such as Kami no Shizuku (Drops...

THE BRIDGE Once again, it has been a very long day. Every second of it was lived to the full. Cell phones have run out of juice, even the phone chargers look tired from having fulfilled their duty countless times. His shirt has long lost its freshly-ironed morning crispness, looks like it has had enough of being tucked in and straightened up for the millionth time. - I can’t wait to get to the hotel- he tells her. – Me too – replies Romina, his wife. They...

We don’t know if, after so many years, Luigi Rubino has a clear memory of the first time he set foot with his father onto the land of Jaddico. Like all children, he had yet to gain full knowledge of his future passions and aspirations. He couldn’t know that the person he’d become would be inseparable from this deep, sandy soil kissed by the sea. The same soil, that of the area lying just north of his hometown of Brindisi, his future self would touch, study, breathe in...