Tag Archive: Ar.Pe.Pe

Upcoming Wine Events

As the warm summer evenings recede, the autumn wine tasting calendar is beginning to heat up. Here are just a few of events to put in your diary. Ireland The Fumbally Stables, an… Continue reading

Special Wines For Journey-Men and Journey-Women

If sheer contentment is a measure of quality, recent meals in Brawn stand head and shoulders above every other restaurant visit this year. Faye Maschler once suggested that if she could, she would… Continue reading

The Vine Inspiration Wine and Music Awards 2015

Wines of the Year, Food Oscars, Golden Pints, everyone is at it. For many hacks and bloggers it seems to be merely a thinly veiled exercise to publicly thank the PR folk who gazed upon them… Continue reading

Oddities and Rarities From Ar.Pe.Pe.

I’m a little obsessed with suitcase wine – wine that you stuff into your Samsonite swaddled with socks to ensure safe passage home from your travels. This isn’t about saving a few quid; oddities… Continue reading

A Visit To Ar.Pe.Pe – Part 2: The Wines

I joked in part one about the incline of Ar.Pe.Pe.’s Grumello vineyards. In reality, the relative elevation of Grumello pales into insignificance alongside some of the vines in Sassella where the Pelizzatti Perego… Continue reading

A Visit to Ar.Pe.Pe: Part 1 – The Story

I had chosen the wrong footwear. That much was clear as we ascended further up Ar.Pe.Pe.’s Grumello vineyards. I had an inkling that they were going to be steep as we surveyed the… Continue reading