Vino Napoli is the wine bar, wine shop and tasting room affiliated with the legendary Pepe’s Little Napoli, Bistro Italiano. The wines featured at Vino Napoli are specially selected from partners and close friends of mine. All wines offered are available for retail sale and for tasting purposes. Light appetizers are offered also on a daily basis. Vino Napoli is fast becoming a locals hangout after work where friends meet up before dinner. The tables at Vino Napoli are communal, and our guests sit together and converse about wines and other topics of interest. Grazie &
Reprinted from Carmel Magazine, Winter 2010 — article by Renee Brincks Two decades after New Jersey native Rich Pepe opened his first Carmel café, his Pèpe International enterprise includes Little Napoli on Dolores Street in Carmel, Pèppoli at the Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach, Carmel Bakery on Ocean Avenue in Carmel, Pèpe Wine and Pèpe & Pants pasta sauces. In July, Pèpe opened Vino Napoli on Dolores Street in Carmel for wine tasting and light bites, just weeks after he cooked an Independence Day feast for 80 Kennedy family members in Massachusetts. What was it like to cook for
Ciao Amici (hello friends), We are excited to announce the arrival of Marchese Piero Antinori, our partner at Pèppoli at Pebble Beach. Piero, legendary ambassador of Italian wines will be here visiting from his home in Florence, Italy and will be here to help celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Pèppoli Restaurant. While this is certainly just a fraction of the over 600-year history of the Antinori family wine empire, we are all very proud of this accomplishment. Piero will be joined by his renowned chef Cinzia Nenci, from the Antinori estate of Fonte de Medici. Three wonderful events are planned and
Dear Mr. Italy, Here in America I see today’s chefs put salt and black pepper on EVERYTHING! But yet when I travel abroad, I rarely see black pepper used much at all, especially in Italy. And growing up Italian-American, I don’t remember my mom and grandmothers using it much either. What’s the story? Gina Raggazina, Brookline, Mass.