Frosé: How To VIDEOS

Frosé. It’s the word on everyone’s lips. And on their tastebuds. So, how do you make it? Super easy! Watch:

Italy’s Free, 24 Hour Wine Fountain

There is a 24 hour wine fountain in Italy, folks. FREE WINE. TWENTY FOUR HOURS A DAY. YES, WE ARE SHOUTING! Can this be true… uh, yes! This fountain of VINO is located in the Abruzzo region (east of Rome), and has been installed by a local vineyard along the Cammino di San Tommaso, a popular…

Drinking Champagne every day could help prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s

It’s news that has been on the radar for a while, and now there seems to be more proof: drinking champagne every day could help prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s In article published here, it says: In news that both offers hope and baffles, scientists have found that drinking three glasses of champagne every day can help to prevent the…

Marathon du Medoc: running with wine

Fancy yourself a serious wine drinker, but not much of a runner? Guess what – there’s a marathon just for you! It’s the only one where you can legit drink AND exercise. It’s called the Marathon du Medoc near Bordeaux in France, where 8500 runners from 71 countries can swill on wine along the 26.2 mile route. Much like Sydney’s City…

Ambrosia Magazine: The Wog With The Grog Food + Wine matching

  The Wog With The Grog is proud to have become a contributor to new Australian food and wine magazine, Ambrosia magazine. Here is the magazine cover: We created several cocktails, which featured in the mag. One is called the ‘Nardini Effect‘. Ingredients 45ml Nardini Tagliatella Grappa 15ml Nardini Riserva Five Year Old Grappa ½…

Nardini Cocktail Mixing Challenge: The Wog With The Grog Blogger Challenge

The Wog With The Grog Nardini Cocktail Mixing Challenge – it was the biggest event on the calendar for Euro Concepts, and it made a huge impact on the lifestyle and bar blogger scene. Robert Dessanti from The Wog With The Grog played host to the Nardini Cocktail Mixing Challenge finale at Porsche Sydney South, on Wednesday March…

Beppi Polese Dies: The Godfather Of Italian Cuisine

The godfather of Italian cuisine has died: Beppi Polese. He was age 90. Oh, if those restaurant walls could talk – the decades of stories!  Beppi’s Italian Restaurant was founded in 1956 by Beppi and his wife Norma. The family still owns the restaurant, and son Marc still runs the establishment today. Beppi’s is the very…

EVENTS: Nonna Paola at the Alzheimer’s Australia and The Wog With The Grog Event

Venue: Veneto Club, Bulleen VIC The Wog With The Grog (headed up by Robert Dessanti) hosted a fantastic, successful fundraising dinner, with guest of honour Nonna Paola front and centre, and with money raised going to Alzheimer’s Australia VIC, Nonna Paola’s charity of choice. Held at Veneto Club, at Bulleen, it was a night of fun and serious stuff, too. The Wog With…

VIDEO: Nonna Paola Says Thanks To The Wog With The Grog

Nonna Paola is the very funny, completely unique Italo-Australian viral sensation taking over the internet right now. The thing is, Nonna Paola IS unique, but because so many people can relate to her, she feels incredibly familiar to us all, whether we have a Nonna like her, or not. Whether we’re Italian, Australian, or another nationality. Here, she…