Passerina grapes are grown all over central Italy and the name is derived from the word Passero, meaning Sparrow, as legend has it that the grapes are these birds’ favourite drink. For many years these grapes were blended into better known Italian wines, but in recent times, Passerina has enjoyed a return to favour and this delicate, yet aromatic wine is an excellent example of the results.
In this box, you will also get a snack and our Flavourly magazine that you can enjoy reading while having a glass!
Forget everything you know (or think you know) about box wine. All of our beautiful craft wines come from small, independent producers and are brought to the UK by train or ship, resulting in a 90% decrease in CO2 emissions compared to drinking wine from single use glass bottles. Once opened, the wine inside each box stays fresh for up to six weeks and, because box wine is far cheaper to package and transport, you’ll get more wine for your money. Now offering the new Phillip Schofield range direct to Flavourly.
Country folk in Italy like to visit their local winery with a refillable container - fill it with wine, take it home, decant and enjoy. At When in Rome, we put high quality, authentic wines like these into boxes and bring them to the UK. Once opened, each box stays fresh for up to six weeks and, because box wine is far cheaper to package and transport, you’ll get more wine for your money.View the When In Rome page