Our chefs are warmly enthusiastic and ready to reveal the secrets behind the perfect focaccia, tiny neat orecchiette, and traditional Apulian dishes. Our kitchen gardens are bountiful and we invite guests to collect fresh red peppers, purple aubergines and fragrant green basil to add to the ingredients.
Classes can be tailormade for vegetarians or vegans and your delicious homemade lunch can be paired with local wines, a white Fiano or red Negroamaro, to be enjoyed on the terrace in the sunshine. We have a pizza oven, children especially love to knead the dough, choose the toppings and produce their favourite food.
Our sommelier and Official Taster for Italy will engage experts and beginners with the geography and history of Apulian wines, sampling local Fiano, Negroamaro or Primitivo.
Tour the Italian valley in Italian style with the breeze in your hair on a Vespa or by vintage car, or see it from the air taking off from our private helipad.
Relax at Il Melograno’s beach club, Tamerici, dine at chic sister hotel La Peschiera by the Adriatic, take a boat out from our marina for a sea view of Polignano a Mare’s cliffs.
Take time to relax with your creative spirit and capture the beauty of the Apulian landscape in a sketch or painting class.
Puglia has a tradition of dance and music, from the pizzica to introducing the global song hit Volare, join us to learn some joyful skills.
Explore the elixir of Puglia with our passionate sommelier, including Il Melograno’s own Extra Virgin Olive Oil, discover how to taste and discuss suitable food pairings.