Monday, 29 March 2010


There is more than a plate of pasta on the menu at Spaghetti House - next time you visit look at the brand new choice of Italian cookery holidays delivered with your meal. This pioneering and enteprising restuarnat group stays ahead of the competition with this fabulous offer for specialist cookery holidays, offered in conjunction with The Italia Connection, for which Spaghetti House customers get 10 percent discount. There is the exclusive Castel Monater at Castelnuovo, Siena, or Il Borgo di Vescine, Radda in Chianti, the Hotel Villa Carlotte in Taormina Sicily and the Masseria Torre Coccaro in Savelletri di Fasano, Puglia, to choose from. What's more, when you visit Spaghetti House you can enter a competition, until 15 June, to win an exclusive holiday at Hotel Costa Fiori in Pula, Sardinia.
What are you waiting for?


The award winning television series The Noodle Road, presented by celebrity chef Ken Hom, OBE, has just been nominated for Best Television Documentary of New York Film Festival 2010. Another great achievement, and let's wait for the results.

Tuesday, 2 March 2010


DATE: 9 MARCH 2010
VENUE: ALLEN & OVERY BUILDING 1 BISHOPS SQUARE, LONDON E1 6 AD (opposite Liverpool Street Station on the Bishopsgate side)

The most spectacular Italian wine tasting of the year comes to London as part of its European tour. This is such a great event that it normally sells out months in advance. There are 59 producers showcasing some of the best wines, a total of 240, from Barolo to Sassicaia, Brunello, Amarone and more. Really the top names.
For the trade (this means journalists, and restauratuers, off licences, wine importers, hotels etc) there is a day session from 13.30 to 5.00 with tutored tastings by Steven Spurrier, the noted wine taster and commentator.
If anyone from the media or the trade is reading now, please contact me NOW for your invitation.
I also have a small allocation of 50 tickets for those wishing to participate to the evening tasting from 5 pm to 8 pm - this is a rare opportunity to taste some superlative wines and meet the producers and winemakers, let me know if you can make it! Look up details on Salute!