Slow Food Norwich together with Slow Food Anglia will be holding a joint event at Louis Deli in Norwich on Friday 21st August, this will be focused on produce and wines made by Slow Food Italian producers who now have close links with our East Anglian Slow Food groups.
We have been asked to organise a special promotional evening for Slow Food by the owner of Louis' Deli who is a great supporter of Slow Food Norwich and we are expecting at least forty guests from the local community in Norwich, many of which will not have heard about our organisation before the event.
In the past six months we have been working hard on creating close links with other Slow Food groups in Italy and Malta, which we have now been successful in setting up and are now working with members of these groups on joint projects, workshops and tours, we also plan to create closer ties to Slow Food groups in Holland and also the USA in the near future.
The evening will begin at 7pm and go through to 10pm, it will feature food and wines that are typical of the Le Marche region in the east of Italy and Silvia who is originally from the region will be present to give a talk about Le Marche and the wines, cheeses, salami and other Marche produce that will be tasted that evening.
There will be two wines for guests to try,a red Rosso Piceno from the south of the region and a white Verdicchio from central Marche, both very typical of the region and in fact recently the white Verdicchio wine has built up quite a loyal following in the UK!
Le Marche is still a very much undiscovered area of Italy, that is still unspoilt by mass tourism and it is in our opinion one of the most beautiful regions on mainland Italy. The Marche region has several very proactive Slow Food groups all of which together make up the main Slow Food Marche group headed by the President Sig Ugo Pazzi, and we are very pleased to be now working closely with them on educational projects, workshops and visit to both our regions.