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The Dop Terra di Bari area actually covers a number of very diverse landscapes. Starting from the Alta Murgia, the Dop area extends inland to the borders of Basilicata and southwards alongside the Valle d'Itria.
Landscapes and flavours change, but there is always the same, intense, relationship between man and olive. Here in the countryside of Andria, is the area of Puglia which produces the largest quantity and the best quality of olives.
The Coratina cultivar indicates agronomic continuity with the Daunia area, and the flavours and fragrances of the extra virgin olive oils are ideal for the typical rural cuisine.
In the historical-economic past of the Terra di Bari the extra-virgin olive oil always played a fundamental role, as it was - together with corn and wine - one of the most important products in the intense trade exchanges with the coastal ports of Northern Italy.
The production rules of the PDO Terra di Bari identifies another 3 geographical areas that correspond to as many production areas: Castel del Monte, Bitonto, Murgia dei Trulli and delle Grotte. This division of the territory is strictly linked to the most widespread varieties of olives: Coratina, Ogliarola and Cima di Mola.

BITONTO: Designation reserved to extra-virgin olive oil from the province of Bari, entirely or partly produced in the administrative territory of the Municipality of Bitonto, Palo del Colle, Modugno, Giovinazzo, Molfetta, Ruvo di Puglia, Terlizzi, Grumo Appula, Bitetto, Bitritto, Bari, Binetto Triggiano, Capurso, Santeramo in Colle, Toritto, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Cassano delle Murge, Cellamare, Valenzano, Adelfia, Noicattaro, Sannicandro di Bari, Sammi-chele di Bari, Gioia del Colle.
It is made up of Cima di Bitonto, o Ogliarola, and Coratina varieties (not lower than 80%).
Other varieties cannot exceed the maximum limit of 20%.
Product specifications indicate the most important organoleptic and chemical properties that it must possess in order to be marketed: yellow-green coloured, medium-fruity flavour, taste of olive with fresh grassy and slightly bitter and peppery sensations, organoleptic score greater than or equal to 7, maximum acidity level not greater than 0,5.

CASTLE DEL MONTE: Designation reserved to extra-virgin olive oil from the province of Bari, entirely or partly produced in the administrative territory of the Municipality of Canosa di Puglia, Minervino Murge, Barletta, Andria, Corato, Trani, Bisceglie, Altamura, Poggiorsini, Gravina in Puglia, Spinazzola. It is made up of Coratina variety (not lower than 80% in the olive groves), while other varieties cannot exceed the maximum limit of 20%. Colour: green with yellow reflections. Flavour: intense fruity. Taste: olive with medium sensations of bitter and peppery. Organoleptic score greater than or equal to 7, maximum acidity level not greater than 0,5.

MURGIA DEI TRULLI E DELLE GROTTE: Designation reserved to extra-virgin olive oil from the province of Bari, entirely produced in the administrative territory of the Municipality of Alberobello, Noci, Putignano, Castellana Grotte, Rutigliano, Turi, Conversano, Mola di Bari, Monopoli, Polignano, Locorotondo, Casamas-sima. It is made up of Cima di Mola variety (not lower than 50%), while other varieties in the olive groves cannot exceed the maximum limit of 50%. Colour: golden yellow with green reflections. Flavour: gentle fruity. Taste: olive with fresh almond and slightly bitter and peppery sensations. Organoleptic score greater than or equal to 7, maximum acidity level not greater than 0,6.