Top Rome restaurants for Wine Lovers as Chosen By Decanter

Top spots to eat and drink like the locals in Italy’s capital


We were delighted to read this article in September’s issue of Decanter, it’s a great list and you are able to try our Biodynamic Wines in three of the top bars listed, Enoteca Trimani, Rimessa Roscioli and Armando al Pantheon

Enoteca Trimani

Enoteca Trimani

Enoteca Trimani

The Trimani family runs Rome’s oldest wine shop with more than 6,000 labels, including many artisan and natural – and also produces wine from its own estate in Lazio. The multi-generational business began in 1821 and moved to its present location on the corner of Via Goito in 1876. Next door, in what was Rome’s first wine bar, Carla Trimani cooks delicious local dishes and serves artisan salumi and cheeses to accompany the exciting wine list.


Roscioli Rome

Roscioli Rome

Roscioli started as a modest bakery in the heart of the city and has grown into one of Rome’s top food resources for bread, pizza, food and wine. It’s still a thrill to enter the main shop in Via dei Giubbonari, lined with fabulous salumi and cheeses, and work one’s way to the back where there are tables for lunch and dinner with great wines by the glass too: book ahead!

Armando al Pantheon

Armando al Pantheon

Armando al Pantheon

If you’re after really traditional Roman fare – from tripe to stuffed artichokes, amatriciana pasta and lamb’s intestines – you need look no further than this classic trattoria. It’s a Roman favourite, bang in the centre of town. The wine list is interesting too, thanks to the owner’s daughter, Fabiana Gargioli, who manages it.


Visit our vineyard and winery followed by an organic lunch paired with our wines

Palazzo Tronconi wine tour

A Course in Wine Tasting and The Biodynamic Approach to Wine

Palazzo Tronconi Tasting Rooms, Arce Italy

Time flies when we're talking wine!

Already we have now reached lesson three of our six part course. The aim of the course is to offer an awareness concerning agricultural dependance of the chemical industry. Wine is the only food/drink product not required by law to disclose ingredients on the label. Do you know whats in your wine? We hope that after the course the participants will gain an in-depth understanding and make an informed decision when buying wine.

In lesson 1 we discussed the differences between conventional, organic and biodynamic wine. Antroposofy the system that was established in the 1920's by philosopher, Rudolf Steiner. 

Lesson 2 was all about wine defects hydrogen sulphide- the source of sulphur odours. The vine and the use of chemicals in biodynamic preparations, horn manure, production, storage and sprinkling.

Horn manure production

Horn manure production



See you this evening for lesson 3 





180 The Store, The Strand London, W1

Biodynamic Rules! Another year at RAW, thank you to RAW founder, Isabelle Legeron and and her fantastic team for bringing us, Artisan wine producers together and organising this great event. Again we met so many people, people who stopped to chat, people who just wanted to taste and people who share our passion for wine.

With the empty bottles many friends were made!

Palazzo Tronconi and Cooking Class

Surrey, England


I am still trying to work out how we pulled this one off, a true comedy moment, myself the winemaker, a head chef and a pizza maker squeezed into the smallest of cars, a fiat, with pots, pans and ingredients, including eggs, all en route to the UK for a small taster of what we offer at our cookery classes here at Palazzo Tronconi, Arce.

Hosted by Jo Mackay owner of in her beautiful Surrey home, we bought the flavours of Italy to her kitchen. The event kicked off with Head Chef Leonard Grimaldi, presenting a step by step class of a four course menu. 

 Everyone seemed genuinely interested in what we had to offer,  the bloggers and writers were intrigued by our own biodynamic wines, whilst enjoying the flavours of our region.

Later in the evening 15 guests were invited to take part in a pizza making class with Giuseppe Marcuccili.


A completely different atmosphere to the earlier class, this was messy, fun and noisy, the results were incredible, four types of pizzas all made with the same dough but each with different toppings. Lots of pleasing sounds came from the guests as each pizza was presented hot out of the oven! Thank you to Jo and and to everyone that came for your wonderful write-ups!


pizza lesson