Phillip Schofield and When in Rome launch two boxed wines - Drinks Retailing News -

When in Rome has joined forces with Phillip Schofield to launch two new boxed wines, which will be launched exclusively in Waitrose stores and Waitrose Cellar. 

The two premium Italian wines are a white wine made from the Falanghina grape and a red Nero di Troia, both sourced from independent Italian vineyards.

Schofield, who teamed up with When In Rome to develop premium wines at good value, in eco-friendly packaging, chose the classic Italian Falanghina produced by wine cooperative Antica Hirpinia from their vineyards just outside Taurasi, in the Campanian region of South West Italy. 

The wine is described as having delicate aromas of acacia and orange blossom and it “tickles the taste buds” with green apple, quince and lime flavours, offering a crisp, minerally finish.

The red, a Nero di Troia, is an organic wine from La Cantina di Andria, which known locally as “il Vignuolo”, is a cooperative winery made up of 40 producers covering around 200 hectares spread over the hills of the Castel del Monte region of Puglia. 

This is described as “a real powerhouse of a red, rippling with blackcurrant, plum and red cherry notes”. Its firm structure finishes with complex hues of violets, star anise and fig.

When in Rome chief executive and co-founder, Rob Malin, said: “We are very excited…

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