There are all types of collections and types of collectors.  Many I have seen and many I have known.  One who collected stamps, and only had one but every night would look at it and reminisce. Another that collected seashells, he had so many that he left them on the beach.  And one who collected only […]

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(We know…we might sound like we are repeating ourselves) What is so different about this wine club and others?  Ok, you have videos and descriptions of the wines and yes, it’s selected by the famous Roscioli, known all over the world.  Yes, these videos put you more in touch with the winemakers and their stories and […]

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tasting notes wine club basic oct 17

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Tasting notes wine club deluxe oct 17  

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FRANCIACORTA ‘SOLOUVA’, ARCARI + DANESI Grape: 100% Chardonnay Region: Franciacorta (Lombardy) Pairings: a perfect aperitive, meaning pairs with nearly anything Drink by: now until 2019 Notes: 24+ months on lees and 3-6 months in bottle, 32 year old vines, 15,000 bottles Description: Sometimes it’s best to trust and follow the experts (in this situation, the […]

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CHAMPAGNE GRAND CRU BLANC DE BLANCS ‘CART OR’, CLAUDE CAZALS Grape: 100% Chardonnay – Blanc de Blancs Region: France, Champagne, Oger Mesnil-sur-Oger –Grand Cru Pairings: good friends, a romantic dinner, and just about anything from lobster, shellfish, white fish, quality cured meats…the perfect way to start an evening Notes: Dosage of 8 g/liter, harvested by […]

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19 Mar 2015 In view of Ferran’s very interesting article Is wine a tasting note or a drawing? published earlier this week about ‘drawing’ rather than describing wine, we are republishing this account of a lecture I gave in Oxford in 2012. Incidentally, I will be returning to Oxford this coming Wednesday at 4 pm […]

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Tante sono lo cose a cui bisogna pensare nell’apertura di un nuovo locale. Di solito si parte dal concept e dal nome. Chi siamo e cosa facciamo. due o tre parole che sintetizzino i nostri intenti. In cosa siamo diversi dagli altri? cosa vogliamo dire? che tipo di esperienza e di atmosfera vogliamo creare? seguono […]

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A comical script written by Alessandro Pepe to host your own Rimessa tasting with our wine club wines at home (or a laughable piece for your reading pleasure regardless).   INT. EVENING. YOUR LIVING ROOM You’ve invited for a tasting dinner your best friends / colleagues / your boss / your family. In front of […]

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What is quality when it comes to wine? This is a crucial definition. Consider two wines, a generic red wine from the South of France and a first growth Bordeaux from a good vintage. One retails for just a few pounds, the other for a hundred or more. Why? If a glass of each is […]

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