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Sunderland Wine Tasting



21 July 2024 at 18:00


Angelo's Trattoria

Event Details

Join us in Sunderland for an entertaining and informative wine tasting evening featuring a delicious four course meal paired by four fantastic Italian wines from small producers. At our Sunderland wine tasting event each wine will be introduced by a talking about its origin and characteristics. Our events are also a great way to make new friends who share your love for wine.

The event will start at 6.00. Places are limited, to reserve your table please ring the restaurant on 0191 584 0944.

Sample Menu:
Focaccia Bread with Buffalo stracciatella (tasty and filling of burrata with Argentinian prawns wrapped in guanciale, lemon zest
Paired with Falanghina Tralci Hirpini
Homemade strozzapreti pasta with turnip top, Italian fennel sausage, crumble of sun dried tomatoes and provolone cheese fondue
Paired with Negroamaro Rosato, Tenuta Giustini
Pan fried duck breast with confit leg duck and caramelised onion tart, husselback potatoes, Savoy cabbage saute' and pan jus reduction
Paired with Montefalco Rosso, Roccafiore
Eton mess Panna cotta with raspberry pure, French mneringue, raspberry sorbet and chantilly cream
Paired with Picolit, Vigna Petrussa

These are some of the testimonials received: "I have been to over 100 wine tastings all over the world and I would have to say this will stay in my top 10. Mr. D'Ercole knowledge of wine and about each vineyard was AMAZING!! If you're looking for a great night and truly wish to learn about wine this group is one of a kind. From now on this is the only place I will be taking my friends and family. Thanks again Mr. D'Ercole for an amazing night and I look forward to each month learning more at your event."(Charles W Denney II) For more testimonials click here.

About the organizer of the event was founded in 2003 in response to a lack of quality Italian wine and food. As soon as Andrea (the founder) landed in the UK noticed that Italian products available were not the ones he was used to when grwoing up in Italy.

From wine to food, Andrea could not find the quality he was used to and coming from a wine making family, he decided to embark in a journey to source quality Italian wine and food from small Italian, artisan producers:’s mission is to discover and import Italian gems from small, little known, yet dedicated, Italian wineries and artisans.

All our products are authentic and of the highest quality and made using the best, natural ingredients and respecting the environment; none of our product contains palm oil or preservatives, we believe in a healthy living and eating and drinking well is essential for a long and healthy life. We do not import industrially made products or so called "Italian sounding" food.

Since starting in 2003, has been the recipient of several awards.

Event Testimonials

  • We had our wine night on the 11th March which everyone enjoyed. All the wines were excellent, the Pinot Grigio Cantanghel and Supertuscans Il Sorvegeliante Rigololccio were of particular interest. Many thanks for your assistance.

  • Thank you for a great evening! :-) we will try + visit again from Scotland

  • Excellent night - thank you very much for a lovely nigh. Very knowledgeable - learnt a lot about wine

  • Very informative and enjoyable, excellent choice of wines, really complimented the meal

  • Very interesting and excellent presentation, Andrea is an obvious expert whose knowledge is impressive

  • Very informative and excellent introduction to Italian wines

  • Very very interesting and hugely enjoyable. A great selection of wines

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