The 19th edition of the Southern Italian wine and oil exhibition will be held on Monday 10 June

Radici del Sud is an event organized by Propapilla – tourism wine&food, organized this year in collaboration with Assoenologi (National trade organization of technicians in the wine sector), AEPI (Association of Italian Professional Wine Shops), Vinarius (Association of Italian Wine Shops) and AIS Puglia (Italian Sommelier Puglia Association), with the patronage of the Municipality of Sannicandro di Bari and the Puglia Region.

The annual appointment with Radici del Sud will be repeated in June, an event that puts the international spotlight on the wine production of southern Italy, which will end on Monday 10 June in the Castello di Sannicandro di Bari with the XIX edition of the Salone dei vini e oli del Southern Italy and the possibility for sector operators and enthusiasts to access the tasting stands, meet the producers present, from 3.00 pm to 9.00 pm and participate in the great final party from 8.00 pm to 12.00 pm with in tasting of the 90 winning wines of the 2024 edition of the competition and the buffet dinner on the theme “Sustainability on everyone’s lips” .

The protagonists of Radici del Sud will be the wines from native vines of Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Molise, Puglia, Sardinia and Sicily , but also the southern oils , and then again the daily work of wineries, oil mills, agri-food producers, cheesemakers, pastry chefs and chefs, with an incredible basket of products that represent the richness and uniqueness of Southern Italy. In fact, the evening tasting tables with the winning wines of the nineteenth edition of the Radici del Sud competition will be accompanied by a buffet dinner with the proposal of sustainable menus, designed according to the principles of healthy eating and with typical local products, curated by chefs and Apulian agri-food producers. Taking care of the dinner will be: Antonio Scalera (La Bul Restaurant – Bari), Giammichele Pagone (Plebiscito 7 – Casamassima), Francesco Racanelli (Panificio Panzone – Sannicandro di Bari), Angelo Di Cecca (Caseificio Dicecca – Altamura) and Francesco Fieschi (Pasticceria Fieschi – Altamura).

The day of June 10th will open in Sannicandro di Bari starting from 11:00 am with a moment of in-depth analysis in the opening conference on the topics: “New cultivation techniques to protect vineyards from climatic unpredictability”, “Personalizing events trade fairs to generate more advantages and usefulness for the producer, the territory and the production” and “New tourist routes, new markets, new consumption: who are the main consumers of Southern wine?”. This will be followed by the award ceremony of all the winning wines of the nineteenth edition of the Radici del Sud competition.