Now in its sixth edition, the price “L’ECCEllenza del Territorio”, the excellence of the territory, is an award thought to promote all the artistic, literary, business and associations realities, who through their work have given an important contribution to Salento, enhancing and promoting it. On November 14, in the Open Space of Palazzo Carafa in Piazza Sant’Oronzo in Lecce, the awards went to five people and entrepreneurs who contributed to write the history of Salento and to make appreciate its wonders beyond local boundaries. The Azienda Agraria Duca Carlo Guarini was recognized in the category “the “Companies” for having believed and invested in the agricultural heritage of Salento, enhancing every natural aspect through absolutely biological techniques. Among the others award-winning, the songwriter Franco Simone, the writer and poet Carlo Stasi, the Glocal Editrice by Lino De Matteis for its editorial enhancement of the tourist heritage of Salento and the FIAB Lecce CicloAmici for the section Associations