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Puglian Pleasures offers you the opportunity to sample the real taste of Puglia, directly from a small boutique family run vineyard. But it's not all about the wine! It's about getting to know the family who passionately produce these award winning...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
72019 Brindisi, Italy
+39 331 257 6930
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today we had the opportunity to sample a cookery and wine experience organised by Puglian Pleasures. Owner and guide Valerie met us at Don Camillo winery in Santa Susanna, an easy 25 minute drive from our Villa in San Vito dei Normanni. We were greeted...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Valerie R, Owner at Puglian Pleasures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review your recent experience with Puglian Pleasures. It was an absolute pleasure having you and your husband at our first 'Cooking with Mamma' class. I'm thrilled you both enjoyed it.

Reviewed September 5, 2018

We had a great day organised by Valerie and very much enjoyed her company. We were greeted by the family and given an excellent glass of chilled dry white wine from their vineyard. Mamma then gave us a demonstration of pasta making which we then...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Valerie R, Owner at Puglian Pleasures, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your wine and dine experience, we all certainly enjoyed hosting you all.

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Thanks Valerie for organising a fun , informative and feast of home made wine and lunch. Great hosts , cheering company and positive wine and food experience. ‘Mama’ showed us how to make various varieties of pasta; her English speaking son described the delights of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Valerie R, Owner at Puglian Pleasures, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

You certainly added to the fun Richard! Although I didn't see you getting stuck into the pasta making,,,,,,,maybe next time!

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with the family and with valerie! Everything was relaxed and fun. We enjoyed a wonderfull meal made of all their freshgrown products. We learned a lot about the different wines. It’s surely something that i would recomend to everyone! Just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Valerie R, Owner at Puglian Pleasures, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Ciao Victor Mamma certainly loves to cook and is very passionate about her culture of which food is a big part. It makes her very happy to see our guests enjoying her Puglian cooking. All washed down with their organic, awarding wines of course!

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited Guiseppes vineyard one evening & had a very informative tour of the grapevines followed by trying the wine. Guiseppe and his family were great hosts, providing samples of a local dish of toasted bread with fresh tomatoes rubbed on it with olive oil-...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Valerie R, Owner at Puglian Pleasures, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Ciao Lisa Yes, not even a thunderstorm can dampen out spirits. We had a fabulous hosting you all and hope to see you back in Puglian someday.

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