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Cana Vineyards

Well, another wine trip is in the books! I have to be honest, as much as I loved Virginia from different family vacations growing up, I never thought I’d love be so obsessed with a state so much. 198 more words


10 of the Best Summer Movies

As Britain enters that rare period in its year otherwise known as ‘summer’, millions of desperate pale-skinned Anglians descend on the coast in their shorts and spades ready to enjoy it during its brief but glorious stay. 921 more words


My life in Puglia back in the 80's

Grottaglie, Taranto.

Prior to arriving in Italy, I was holidaying in the south of France, I met  my Italian boyfriend ‘colpo di fulmine’, lovestruck, I decided to stay with him instead of returning home with my school friends, I was 17 years old ! 496 more words

Tiramisu = lift me up!

Tiramisu, a well known Italian classic dessert, however, it only dates back to the 1960’s, most likely from northern Italy. There aren’t many dessert recipes originating from Puglia, as cakes and desserts were only available for special occasions. 126 more words

The importance of probiotics.

When sourcing food to serve our guests,  we pay particular attention to the quality of yoghurt offered at breakfast time. All yoghurts served here at Villa Magnolia have natural beneficial probiotics. 336 more words

Pizza making in Puglia

Once a week here at Villa Magnolia we fire up our pizza oven, guests have the opportunity to make their own pizzas, its a fun packed event! 277 more words


Turning point for wines of Puglia!

                                                                                                           Puglia’s rich soils are abundantly arable and the region has long since been a primary source of produce for the rest of Europe, 50 years ago all of Puglia’s wine towns were near a train station, so the bulk wine in tanks could be shipped north. 124 more words