The brainchild of the establishment's popular owner Freddie Tulloch, whose parents owned 1985 Hennessy hero Galway Blaze, the club is a unique way of getting people involved in racing in a baby-steps manner, perhaps with the odd glass of Marmora Cannonau
di Sardegna on the way.
Final wine dinner of 2017 will feature six Italian wines, three coming from Sardinia - Olianas Vermentino di Sardegna 2015 DOC; Olianas Cannonau
di Sardegna 2015 DOC; and Olianas Perdixi Rosso 2011 IGT, Isole dei Nuraghi Sardegna - and three from other regions Italy - Castello del Trebbio De' Pazzi 2011 IGT, Toscana; Casadei Sogno Mediterraneo 2014 IGT, Toscana; and Casadei Cabernet Franc 2014 IGT, Toscana; Britta Gentle, representing Cline Import Company, and Clark Schatz, representing Southern Imports, will host this four-course dinner prepared by Ambrosia's chefs CJ and Rory.
A staple for any backpack picnic: pane carasau is the local, wafer-thin, crispy bread with sea salt crystals and olive oil; ubiquitous local grapes include Cannonau
and Vermentino di Gallura (DOCG).
Zebra" also featured two sculptural works, inexplicably titled Kumamoto (a Japanese city) and Cannonau
(a type of wine grape), respectively.
By contrast, Fratelli has one of the most exciting Italian wine cellars in Newcastle - they have a collection of off-list specials from Sardinia and Puglia in a secret wine cabinet, and six reds by the glass, including a very acceptable Cannonau
at just PS3.
Muchas veces, paseando por la ciudad medieval de Alghero, donde Francesco tenia un piso, bebiendo el filu 'e ferru--un tipo de orujo sardo--o el vino Cannonau
, o andando por los vinedos del sur de Viena, o riendonos con nuestros amigos en Madrid.
The bottle of light Falanghina del Beneventano from Campania bares some responsibility, as does the deep Sardinian Churra Cannonau
di Sardegna Jerzu Riserva 2007.
Both its most famous red, Cannonau
di Sardegna, and its most famous white, the DOCG Vermentino di Gallura, have Spanish roots.
The pleasure on our faces as we feast on fresh olives, pecorino and salami, and drink his homemade and Cannonau
wine, gives Giovanni a reason to smile.
Many experts are optimistic that the enthusiastic reception in the United States to Campania's Taurasi and Greco di Tufo, Puglia's Salice Salentino, Sardinia's Cannonau
and Vermentino, and the many other exciting wines made from native varietals will encourage producers in the southern peninsula and the islands to become ever more responsive to consumers' sophisticated tastes and the increasing demand for interesting wines.
Traditionally, Sardinia has been famous for its culinary specialties (carasau bread, pecorino cheese, and cannonau
wine) and artistic crafts (cork processing, ceramics, and tapestry).
Hire a car to explore the island, calling into vineyards to take home liquid souvenirs of strong, red Cannonau