Albano Carrisi was born in Cellino san Marco (BR) in Puglia, the 20 May of the 1943. He has discovered the great vocation for the music since child, when it spent times and times of his time playing the guitar to the shade of the trees of the country of his/her/their father. To alone 16 years, he thought about emigrating to Milan following the tracks of Domenico Modugno: an authentic model for the one that dreamt a career in the world of the music.
But to Milan the beginnings certainly were not all in descent: waiting for best times, it did as himself it loves to remember the university of the life making the most varied jobs some to sustain, but also to be next to the people and to discover desires and tastes. The first approaches with the light music it had them through the Clan of Celentano.
It was then, as it was custom for the artists of the group, that it chose his/her name becoming for all Al Bano. They passed few more than two years when it signed his/her first important contract with the EMI. Of there to few, in 1967 engraved the 45 turns “In the sun”: an unbelievable record success with a million and trecentomila sold copies. In the same year it participated in the Italian tour of the Rolling Stones. With his/her albums, Albano Carrisi has conquered the first places in the hits Austrian parade, French, Belgians, Swiss, German, Spaniards and sudamericane. His/her concerts all over the world – from Japan in Russia, from the United States in Latin America – I/you/they have been followed by million of fans. The success rendered in every part of the world finds comparison in the 26 gold disks and 8 of platinum.


“I will leave. I will become a singer and when I will return, I will build a wine cellar to devote her/it to you.” AlBano departed from the small country of Cellino San Mark, situated in the heart of the Salento, and from a situation of poverty, pronouncing this sentence to his/her/their father, Don Carmelo. The promise maintained her/it. They are born so the Wine cellars of AlBano Carrisi, from a line of wines white called note “Don Carmelo.” Today the Wine cellars produce 10 lines of wine, foamy grappa and a good oil of olive. Wines vary among red, rosy and white, drawn from vineyards among the 40 and 75 years that understand the Primitive, Negramaro, Willow Salentino, Chardonnay and Aleatico. When I was Don Carmelo child, my father, brought me to the vineyard and taught me to free her/it from the weeds. “If from the to the earth, earth gives you”, it told me, so I have understood that even before the wine, from the vineyard it came you a sip of wisdom. I have devoted to the “My Old Wise man” this wine that helps me to rediscover the heat of the affections and the color of the years. The love and the respect for the earth it is a principle that To the Bano you/he/she has learned since the birth. Been Born in a family of farmers, the singer has never lost that values that you/he/she has always brought with if and that you/he/she imposes as principal objective in the production of his/her wines. Respecting the characteristics of the ground, according to a rigorous local tradition, the great expanses of cultivated vineyards to rows guarantee the best quality of the grapes. Not by chance the grapes of the Wine cellars than To the Bano Carrisi they are checked to the origin, so that the product is picked and worked really in the precise moment of its maturation. In fact, wise and experienced hands, follow all the various phases of the workmanship, from the harvest of the selected grapes, typically favored by the suitable climate for this production, to the aging of the oak barrels. The procedure of which the artist justly goes proud, because a good wine must have taken care of with love and passion in the full respect of the laws of the nature. For this the Wine cellars than To the Bano Carrisi, also lining up himself/herself/itself to the new technological demands of the sector vitivinicolo, I am the symbol and at the same time the tangible test of a civilization of the wine that is handed down of generation in generation, in name of the genuineness that contains the historical and cultural roots of a way to live and to be.


The Estate AlBano Carrisi, situated in a calm zone of the Salento cultivated to vineyard and uliveto, it is a project conceived of the artist Albano Carrisi. Widening the Farm Curtipetrizzi of the XVI sec., AlBano has created a village of luxury, one appreciated wine cellar, a restaurant and a study of recording. The Estate AlBano Carrisi is an interesting place for stays of business and for the vacations of relax. The suites are endowed with the most modern whole comforts and you take care of until in the least details. There am suite for all the tastes or necessity that can also arrive to a surface of 65mq on two levels where elegance, confort and space weave him for an unforgettable vacation between nature and Art. All the rooms have telephone, TV, conditioned air, safety cassette, frigobar. Near the Estates AlBano Carrisi is possible to plan ceremonies, receptions of wedding and unique banquets and personalized with delicious food and a careful service for a great value. The landscape mozzafiato and luxuriantly green it exquisitely creates a romantic and idyllic environment leaving the guest with a long feeling of serenity and happiness. To the center of the Estates, to few about ten meters from the wood, the restaurant is found “Don Carmelo”: usual place of meeting of the bongustais of the whole Puglia and, obviously, of whom sojourns in the village. In an elegant and refined environment, in this restaurant – active also as pizzeria – the dishes can be tasted particularly typical of the gastronomic tradition pugliese and salentina. They don’t miss, however, references in the whole Italian cuisine and also to that international, especially in occasion of particular evenings that you/they are periodically organized by the chef and by the whole staff of the restaurant. Great variety of appetizers, first famous dishes and base seconds of fish or meat can be accompanied by the wines of the Estates.