Family Traditions: Domus Hortae’s Organic Wines and Orrecchiette Pasta from the heel of Italy, Puglia

Domus Hortae Puglia IGT Wines

Some of the lesser known and affordable wine gems of Italy can be found on the scenic heel and spur of Southern Italy’s boot– Puglia. Across from Greece and almost surrounded by the sea (the Adriatic Ocean and the Ionian Sea), the slender heel offers oceanic views galore from its limestone based calcarious hills and bluffs as well as centuries-old farms providing fresh produce plus whitewashed towns with restaurants featuring regional specialties like ear shaped orrecchiette pasta, conical roofed stone structures, and shops to explore. Continue reading