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Wine Tastings at Contini George Street – Free Event


We are delighted to announce our exclusive Wine Tasting Evenings at Contini.  We have asked some of our favourite producers to host these very special events where you will be taken through a complimentary tasting of their favourite wines. These are held once a month and always on a Wednesday 6-8pm in our Italian Bar.

27th March – Tasting select wines and olive oil of Capezzana with Countess Beatrice Contini Bonacossi

Capezzana is the oldest producer from the city of Carmignano. A small village north of Chianti, this area share the history of Chianti as it was nominated as one of the best areas to produce quality wine by Cosimo de’ Medici in his Bando (=law) of Chianti in 1716.  Owned by the Contini Bonacossi family since the 1920s, it is today the preeminent producer of Carmignano, a wine made of Sangiovese with small amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon and other locally grown varieties.  Capezzana owns a large estate (part of the former hunting grounds of the Medici) that includes 247 acres of vineyards and 356 acres of olive groves.

Capezzana is also one of the biggest producer of quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Chianti. The wines and the Olive oils are Organically Certified since 2015.


Barco Reale di Carmignano  2016

`Villa di Capezzana` Carmignano  2015

Vin Santo di Carmignano  2011

Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Carmignano, 2018

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