California Dreaming - Wine Tasting at Palazzo Tronconi Italy

Did someone say food wine and culture? Look no further, it was certainly on the menu for our Santa Barbara City College Guests

Wine Tasting Italy
wine tasting

Yesterday Palazzo Tronconi had the pleasure of hosting a young energetic group from The Santa Barbara City College, California, their course called 'Food and Culture in Italy's organised by Accent Rome Study Abroad.

Touring around Italy, part of their itinerary included a visit to Palazzo Tronconi's Demeter certified biodynamic Vineyard and new Winery where Marco, owner of Palazzo Tronconi discussed the wine making process. 

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wine tasting

Back at Palazzo Tronconi Tasting Rooms the group eagerly tried our wines,  Fregellae 2014 and 2015, the different vintages were discussed as well as Zitore 2015, Mocevo 2015 and Laurie 2015 and not forgetting Augusto our new vermouth, refreshing, served with ice and a slice of orange.

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Grilled egg plant

Served with the the wine was Grilled Egg plant and Zucchini from Palazzo Tronconi's biodynamic vegetable garden, Salami made from local wild black boar,  locally produced buffallo mozzarella and bruschetta drizzled with Palazzo Tronconi's Extra Virgin Olive Oil.