Cagliero vineyard in Barolo, Langhe / Varaldo Vineyard in Barbaresco, Langhe
A Warm rounded Red produced by "Repassing" Dolcetto wine over the must of Nebbiolo to produce and easy wine to pair with pasta with tomato sauce or grilled meats.
A full bodied red, produced from Nebbiolo grapes grown on the hills overlooking the village of Barolo, ideal with hearty meat based dishes, venison and stews. Ideal to drink immediately.
A full bodied red, produced from Nebbiolo grapes grown on the hills overlooking the village of Barolo, ideal with hearty meat based dishes, venison and stews. Can be drunk immediately but also to keep for 2-3 years.
Aged for a longer period before bottling the 2009 reserve has won gold medals across Europe, scoring 96/100 in the decanter tastings and voted the best Barolo by the American Sommeliers, this wine is perfect already but will happily lay for another 5-10 years to reach full maturity.
Produced in Barbaresco by the Varaldo Brothers, this delicious blend of Barbara and Barbaresco grapes is the perfect wine for a relaxed meal with a warm pasta dish with a ragu sauce or grilled meats. Ideal to drink immediately.
Antolini Vineyard in Marano di Valpolicella
A delicious ripe red, perfect to accompany pasta or cold cuts.
The "Gem" of the Valpolicella crown, a great wine produced by a second fermentation of the Valpolicella by passing it through the Amarone most giving it a smoothness and warmth generally found in far more expensive wines. A great accompaniment to Risotto with tomato, sausage or red wine.
A "Rosso Veronese" a blend of local Veneto grapes to produce a wine that is perfect for a dinner party with good friends, this wine is very warm and smooth on finish , accompanies pasta dishes with a meaty sauce, roast meats and game.
Produced in very small quantities, and not with every vintage, this white dessert wine is not as sweet as a sauterne or a passito but provides a beautiful delicate pear and lychee clean taste, perfect with parfaits or cooked cream desserts. Best served lightly chilled.
The "Father" of Amarone, this slightly sweet, red "straw wine" is made from the same grapes as amarone but they are dried for an extended period on straw mats in drying lofts to reduce the water content and refine the sugars. Perfect for strongly flavoured white cheeses and chocolate.
Amarone is one of the best known wines of Italy, This powerful red with enhanced flavours of ripe red fruits, jam, spice and chocolate is perfect for important dishes. just the right amount of tannins to balance a rich meat dish without overpowering but completing the experience.
Abbazia Santa Anastasia, Castelbuono. Vini Valenti, Castiglione di Sicilia, Etna
Probably one of the best known Sicilian white wines, Grillo is cultivated on the Western side of the Island, the Santa Anastasia is an organic wine with silky yet fresh flavours with aromas of stone fruits and a touch of honey. perfect for a Summer aperitif or with light fish dishes and salads.
A blend of Sicilian white grapes, crisp and fruity with an ideal balance of dryness to warmth. A great accompaniment to fish based pasta dishes, shellfish and white meat.
The most famous of Sicilian red grape varieties, The Nero d'Avola is an organic wine which can transport you to warm summer evenings in the Mediterranean with it's warm red fruit aromas, a great wine for Pasta with a cooked tomato based sauce, pizza or grilled meats.
When we first tasted Passomaggio, it was introduced as a summer wine for Men to cook to, to demonstrate this Paolo the enologist poured my husband a glass and took him outside to drink this evocative red wine, an exceptional rich and fruity bouquet gives way to a warm enticing wine on the palate, perfect for a barbecue or with a good steak.
A biodynamic IGP Sicilian cabernet sauvignon, rich with red fruits and medium tannins. perfect with roast red meats, steaks or seasoned cheese.
A rich red Terre Siciliane Organic wine produced at 800m above sea level in the Madonie hills. warm and dry with dark berries and warm spices in the aroma and on the palate.
a perfect accompaniment to important dishes of braised meats, game or roasts.
Litra is the multi award winning, flagship wine of the Santa Anastasia organic range, an artistic blend of the best Sicilian grapes to produce this outstanding, rounded and balanced full bodied red. A wine to eat with important red meat dishes, well flavoured stews and game.
A beautiful Etna Bianco, a blend of Catterato and Carricante grapes grown on the Eastern slopes of Etna, the wines from this area have an amazing mineralogy and depth of flavour. perfect for a Summer afternoon.
We had been searching for a Rose for a long time to compete with the great Provencal Roses and we think we have found it, a soft, elegant Rose made from Nerello Mascalese grape left on skin for a short period to give it a warm soft pink hue
A rounded Etna Red from Nerello Mascalese grapes, warm and fruity with soft tannins and a hit of liquorice.
Perfect with cold cuts, salumi and medium strength cheeses, caponata and pasta dishes.
A Mixed case containing:
2x Enrico IV (Etna bianco)
2x Poesie, (Nerello Masc. rose)
2x Norma. (Etna rosso)
Meana, Castiglia and Sassu vineyards
A typical fruity and medium bodied red wine from this family owned Vineyard, a very easy wine to drink perfect for baked pasta dishes such as lasagne, pasticcio, cannelloni etc. also very good with lamb and veal.
The Cannonau or Grenache grape is one of the better known mediterranean grapes, rich, fruity and medium to full bodied this wine is ideal with roasts and casseroles.
The Pareda Bio, is an organic Cannonau, again rich with berries and underlying spice aromas this is ideal for roast meats and stews.
A lovely, refreshing, dry Vermentino di Gallura, full of flavour and a good freshness on the palate. Ideal for meatier fish dishes such as Monkfish, Swordfish or Tuna and with white meats, poultry or vegetarian dishes.
A medium bodied red wine, perfect for a lunch of cold cuts, light pasta dishes or pizza.
A Cannonau DOC, medium to full bodied with heaps of flavour, still young enough to keep for a few years but with enough body to be ideal to drink immediately with grilled meats.
This 100% Syrah (Shiraz) from Sardinia is incredibly smooth, with huge red and dark fruit flavours, cherries, blackberries and jam give way to warm sweet spices. This is a very balanced dry, full bodied red, perfect to drink immediately and can be served with a filet steak or roast meats.
A complex and intense wine, available only in limited quantities, produced by the Sassu family this wine has won great acclaim amongst the Wine journalists throughout Europe. A particular wine that requires at least two hours decanting prior to drinking, but once tasted never forgotten. An important wine for important meat dishes.
By far the best known of the Italian Wine regions, rich in History and Culture, Tuscan reds are an opera of Sangiovese and Sangiovese blends at their best. Our Tuscan wines can only be ordered by the case of six, but are more than worth "Laying down" as they age beautifully in the bottle even though they are all chosen with a view to being ready to drink.
A warm, rounded, fruity wine. Soft tannins and a light spiciness make this the ideal wine for grilled lamb, sausages or medium to strong cheeses.
An exceptionally well made morello, with rich aromas of summer flowers, cherries and slightly jammy undertones mixed with warm spices. On the palate it is dry, smooth and warm with soft rounded tannins and a long taste.
Ideal for those major dishes of Roast Venison or Boar with deep sauces, Strong cheeses or very dark bitter chocolate.
An Easy drinking Morellino, rounded and fruity with a good length and rounded tannins. Ideal with grilled steaks, braised beef dishes and medium to strong cheeses
Produced in very small quantities by the Winemakers to the Obama's, taking a break from the DOCG dictate which means Brunello has to be bottled per vintage, this wine is a blend of selected Sangiovese from different years to produce a beautiful, rich, fruity wine in the Classic Brunello style giving the same deep red fruitiness, soft tannins and warm deep flavours. perfect with autumnal dishes.
All our Tuscan wines are available to order by the case, and are shipped directly by our agent in Tuscany, shipping takes approximately 2 weeks from order.
Payment is required in advance, shipping is included in the case price.