The Copper Crew Blog

  • The Copper Crew scoops up medals at the 2024 London Wine Competition!

    The Copper Crew scoops up medals at the 2024 London Wine Competition!

    Yep that’s right, The Copper Crew wines are officially award-winning wines. The Fiano, Rosato and Negroamaro were all awarded medals at the 2024 London Wine Competition, but what actually is the Competition and why is it important? The London Wine...

  • Recipe: Focaccia

    Recipe: Focaccia

    Does anything look, smell and taste better than a freshly baked focaccia? The answer is yes… a freshly baked focaccia with a Fiano on the side. Although making bread may seem intimidating, focaccia is the perfect place to start for beginners! It is super easy to make, no need to knead, no need for special bread-making equipment, and no frustrating folding or cutting! If you want to eat like a Roman, here’s a simple focaccia recipe to help you on your way.
  • Understanding Rosato

    Understanding Rosato

    Rosato is simply Italian Rosé… sort of. Known for darker colours and more intense flavours, the world of Rosato is an interesting one, filled with a range of aromas, flavours, grapes and regions. For most, Rosato falls into the ‘Rosé’ category, but that’s up for you to decide yourself. We recommend trying a few because of the massive range of flavours, you would be doing an injustice to yourself if you didn’t! If you don’t want to start with a whole bottle, we’ve got just the can for you ;)

  • Discover Puglia Wine: Why the region is loved by winemakers and drinkers

    Discover Puglia Wine: Why the region is loved by winemakers and drinkers

    Join the crew as we jump into Puglia, Italy's best-kept secret! Located in the South-East of Italy and known for its rich winemaking and cultural history, it’s the perfect location for our winemakers over at the Tenuta Viglione winery, which was established over 85 years ago. But what makes it the perfect location for our wines, and many others?

  • Recipe: Assassin's Spaghetti

    Recipe: Assassin's Spaghetti

    Assassin's spaghetti is one of Puglia's most famous dishes and originates in the city of Bari. There are multiple stories about it's origin and how it got the name 'Spaghetti All'assissina', but the most popular is that a customer exclaimed the chef must be trying to kill him with all the spice and flavour in the dish! If you think you can handle it, try this simple, 30 minute recipe out and pair it with some Negroamaro.
  • Meet Negroamaro – the grape behind our red wine

    Meet Negroamaro – the grape behind our red wine

    Negroamaro, pronounced ‘neg-row-ah-mah-roe’, and is native to southern Italy, mainly in Puglia – the heel to Italy’s boot. The name in Latin is a combination of ‘negro’, meaning black, and ‘amaro’, meaning bitter, after the grape’s distinctive earthy bittersweetness. The...