Vini di Roma – Roman Wines

Vini di Roma – Roman Wines

Did you know that Italy has a wider selection of wines than anywhere else in the world?  While it is claimed that there may be up to 2000 varieties, (WINE GEEK ARTICLE) there are officially 605 unique grapes used to make the wines found throughout the Italian...
Pinot Nero and All That Jazz

Pinot Nero and All That Jazz

When a producer tells you they have decided to declassify a particular vintage of Pinot Nero, you know they mean business! If winemakers are unhappy with their wine, or grapes – and if they have integrity – they will “declassify” it.  This means that they...
Frittata con Zucchine

Frittata con Zucchine

Italians love their frittata, (free-TAH-ta ), a similar dish to the well known French omelette. Eggs are the main ingredient, to which vegetables, cheese, ham or even left over pasta is added according to what is available and what takes your fancy.  While an omelette...
Wine Tasting 01-08-2014

Wine Tasting 01-08-2014

  Our very first blind wine tasting event of the summer! A combination of great wines, food and company – all that is needed for a successful evening! Despite the miserable British weather, spirits were high on this Friday evening as our 12 guests began to...