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The Bitter and Sweet Taste of Pleasure

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Pleasure – try to define what it tastes like.  Is it easy to understand or does it provoke you and make you think?  Is it immediately obvious or are the effects delayed?  Soft and sweet, with a cherry on top or dark, bitter and contemplative? We live in a world of instant gratification, shrinking the wait time required from the …
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Wine’s Silver Medalist

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In the beginning, France was blessed with good growing conditions for wine grapes—as were some locales to the south, including Italy. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. More recently, in the beginning of a sit-down with my daily wine news site, I came across an article in which the central claim was that Italy is catching up to France in the fine …
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Defining ‘good’ California wine

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Anyone who has had the great privilege (or as he might say the misfortune) to enjoy (or endure) a tasting with Alessandro – based on whether you agree or disagree with his strong opinions on wine – will know that he has a highly discerning palate for ‘terroir’ driven wines which offer complexity and unctuousness to the palate. So, on a …
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A voucher for Roscioli. A Christmas tale

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There are a million ways to use a voucher for Roscioli.  You can purchase gift certificates for our wine tasting and cooking class experiences or a gift certificate that can be used at Salumeria Roscioli or Rimessa Roscioli (not valid at Antico Forno Roscioli or Roscioli Caffè). Click here to purchase a voucher:  SHOP NOW / ACQUISTARE ONLINE
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ECONOMIA ‘LOCALE’ ED ECONOMIA GLOBALE

In Articles by Alessandro Pepe

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 lunghissime ed estenuanti riunioni, che …
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Sweet Sicilia – Come taste the meaning of Terroir with me

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It was my favorite scene from Willy Wonka when I was a child. The scene where they enter into the chocolate factory after that terror of a boat ride, to find a paradise of all the most sweet, succulent, edible delights. Everyone galavanting around savoring and sampling the finger-licking goodies, ravaging and shaking trees of candies and not afraid to …
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A Wine Tasting Evening

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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 you, your brand new six bottles …