Sommelier Wine Awards 2013 – Silver Medal for Zibibbo 2011 and Marsala Superiore Riserva

Curatolo Arini, Zibibbo, 2011, Sicily, Italy With an intensely aromatic nose of flowers, apricots and smoke, Winetec’s Tim Wildman MW noted ‘lots of character, with grassy, mineral and herbal notes on a mid-weight palate’. Partner with scallops. Curatolo Arini, Marsala Superiore Riserva, NV, Sicily, Italy While Morgan Vanderkamer of Butlers Wharf Chop House noted the… Continua a leggere Sommelier Wine Awards 2013 – Silver Medal for Zibibbo 2011 and Marsala Superiore Riserva

Speck and Certosa Cheese Arancine

Ingredients 3 cups of rice 1/2 cup unsalted butter 2 cups fresly grated Parmesan cheese 4 eggs 1/2 lb certosa cheese 1/2 lb sliced regular speck, finely chopped All purpose flour (for coating the arancini) 2 eggs Bread crumbs Vegetable oil for frying Salt & black pepper to taste Directions Cook the rice in lots… Continua a leggere Speck and Certosa Cheese Arancine

New Curatolo Arini and Marsala Brochures

You can now download or visualise on line our new Curatolo Arini and Marsala brochure. Just click on the following links to enter to the online brochures: –  Curatolo Arini –  Marsala or download them in pdf from our gallery page! You can now download or visualise on line our new Curatolo Arini and Marsala… Continua a leggere New Curatolo Arini and Marsala Brochures

Latest tastings: Bristol, Edinburgh, Dublin, Manchester

Phew, what a week it has been! Four Liberty portfolio tastings on four consecutive days in Bristol, Edinburgh, Dublin and Manchester, with over 30 representatives from wineries in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, England, Armenia, Chile, Argentina, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Of course we were there, introducing our Curatolo Arini, Coralto and Marsala wines… Continua a leggere Latest tastings: Bristol, Edinburgh, Dublin, Manchester

Wine and healthy living: steamed mussels in ginger and lemongrass broth

Total time: 20 minutes 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 shallot, thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon minced ginger 5-inch piece of lemongrass, crushed 1 cup white wine 4 pounds mussels, scrubbed and cleaned 1 baguette, sliced into rounds 1. In a large heavy-bottomed saucepot (or two medium-size pots), melt the butter over medium-high heat.… Continua a leggere Wine and healthy living: steamed mussels in ginger and lemongrass broth

January Events in London

In January part of the Curatolo Arini team will be in London attending various wine tasting events. You can join us on the 23rd at the Dysart Arms in Petersham for our first Wine Dinner of the year. Head Chef Kenneth Culhane winner of  the Roux Scholarship, the most prestigious and demanding competition in the Country… Continua a leggere January Events in London