Wine and Grape Varieties in Matera and Basilicata

Matera, and all Southern Italy, is a land of a wide range of tastes and local products that the historical memory of the town shields carefully.  In particular, Matera and its Sassi have been the cradle of the rural culture until the '50s, when the ...

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The Sassi of Matera, what are they?

Despite Matera has become a prominent tourist attaction in the last years and despite in 1993 the UNESCO has declared this old town to be a World Heritage site, a lot of people still do not know what the "Sassi of Matera" really are.
Some people thi...

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