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Grand Giro and L'Eroica

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Grand Giro and L'Eroica
Grand giro: Alto-Piemonte, Marche, Lazio, Umbria, Tuscany, Langhe ... and l'Eroica!

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The Oxford Wine Festival

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The Oxford Wine Festival

3 sell out sessions over two days. The event was created and is run by Chris Bowling, whose family and friends are volunteered every year to help both exhibitors and guests. In consequence the festival has a family feel, it attracts a joyous mixture of exhibitors and visitors and no doubt, we’ll be back!If you came to our table, many thanks, it was a pleasure. These are the wines we tasted: White winesFrentana. Cococciola 'Mulino' 2020Grape: CococciolaRegion: Abruzzo12.75 Roccafiore. Fiorfiore 2018Grape: Grechetto di TodiRegion: Umbria22.75 Fondo Indizeno. Sanfilippo Bianco 2017Grapes: Field blend of Malvasia Istriana, Friulano and Pinot BiancoRegion: Friuli16.20...

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Next home tasting June 9th - Friuli Venezia Giulia white wines. Online wine tasting

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Next home tasting June 9th - Friuli Venezia Giulia white wines. Online wine tasting

Sample Tasting orders in by close of play this Sunday 6/6/21Full bottle tasting, order by Monday 7/6/21The inspiration behind this tasting is Picech, whose 2015 Jelka was just awarded a magnificent 94 points by Decanter (our Wine Club unsurprisingly took all the UK allocation - the 2016 is reserved, let me know if you would like to pre-order). Historically, the Friuli is revered for producing Italy's finest white wines - it is a region where little-known grape varieties rub shoulders with international classics and it is home to so many individual and genius winemakers.  The truth is, I really like the...

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Home Tasting, a little insight into the small world of Bat and Bottle

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Home Tasting, a little insight into the small world of Bat and Bottle

We have quietly been perfecting the art of ‘Home tasting’, honing our craft whilst presenting to corporate clients, wine clubs and importantly, our own Wine Club! I am over the moon to now be able to present our wines to every corner of the country; the 6 vial sample box is a brilliant product and zoom is proving robust and simple to use, the mould is broken and everyone now has direct access to the slightly anarchic world of Bat and Bottle.  The vials are glass with a plastic screw top, we tried aluminium closures but found temperature fluctuations loosen the...

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Matteo Ascheri - a snippet on Barolo and Bat and Bottle - especially Emma ;)

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Matteo Ascheri - a snippet on Barolo and Bat and Bottle - especially Emma ;)

See Bat and Bottle's Youtube where Matteo Ascheri (currently the President of the Consorzio for Barolo Barbaresco Alba Langhe e Dogliani ) gives a brief insight into his own single vineyard 'Pisapola' Barolo , available of course from Bat and Bottle - and have a listen to what he thinks of Ben and Emma (especially Emma!) .

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One from album:  Polly and Rosie starting their wine education early at Cantina Ascheri in 1999

1999-Polly and Rosie introducing at Cantina Ascheri

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