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The House Of Peroni Brings A Taste Of Italy To Manchester This Spring

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Italians have always sought to push the boundaries to create something unique – from the pioneering Renaissance art movement that placed Italy as the capital of the world’s art scene, through to Carlo Peroni, who in 1963 was inspired to craft the first premium Italian beer.

To celebrate the quality of craftsmanship that is so inherent to the Italian way of life, The House of Peroni will be opening its doors in Manchester, giving visitors the chance to experience art like never before, all within the backdrop of a vibrant Peroni Nastro Azzurro bar.

The House will open its doors in Manchester’s bustling Spinningfields Square for a special four-day event from Wednesday 5th April – Saturday 8th April that will allow guests to experience a virtual world that blends art and technology.

THE ART EXPERIENCE

The brand has teamed up with Beautiful Crime Agency and three featured artists to produce bespoke art using innovative technology from Tilt Brush by Google. Guests visiting The House of Peroni will be able to virtually step inside these artworks and explore the pieces, before being given the freedom to experiment and explore their own artistic talent, under the guidance of an expert.

Brit artist Carne Griffiths, along with 2016 Lumen Prize winner Fabio Giampietro and Italian graffiti artist, Peeta, have each created incredible virtual reality pieces around the theme of ‘craftsmanship’– a quality inherent to Peroni Nastro Azzurro.

Italian artist Fabio Giampietro (2016 winner of the prestigious Lumen Prize for digital art) has drawn on his early childhood memories with his carpenter uncle and blended this with his love of the ‘Futurismo’ art
movement of the early 20th century.

Fabio comments: “My signature style is to create a fairly abstract cityscape and play with a sense of perspective. For this project, entitled ‘Neon Vertigo’, I’ve invoked the craftsmanship that was apparent in my uncle’s joinery work and related it to architecture and the concept of the ‘metropolis’ – a motif that is apparent throughout all of my work.”
Brit artist Carne Griffiths found his inspiration from his 12 years as an embroidery designer, from which came a real fascination with the creation and manipulation of the drawn line. Similarly, Italian artist Peeta, has looked to his own heritage and experience in the art world to bring his work to life – using Venetian ‘Murano’ glassware as his muse.

THE BAR

The pop up will play also play host to a bar and aperitivo area, where guests can enjoy an evening with friends over a Peroni Nastro Azzurro, an infusion and a selection of antipasti all against a backdrop of works from our resident artists.

Award winning ‘Master of Mixology’, Simone Caporale will also return for a third year to bring his inimitable style of cocktail mastery to the infusion menu. With gin, Peroni Nastro Azzurro and sweet, spring-like citrus notes, the Oro Liquido liquid gold serve glows bright from the menu and is joined by L’Astratto – a long, more bitter serve featuring flavoured, coloured ice cubes. A fragrant take on the traditional Bellini, the Peroni Peony will feature crisp white peach, grape, peony and magnolia flowers. Finally, the classic Peroni Negroni will also re-join the menu for another year.
The centrepiece of the pop up, will be an eye-catching bar structure created by renowned set designer Petra Storrs. For her distinctive design, she has been inspired by the rich colour palette and playfulness of the light effects in the Tilt Brush technology, and blended it with the iconic Peroni Nastro Azzurro ‘blue ribbon’ to create an incredible focal point.

The House of Peroni takes residence at
Spinningfields Square, Quay Street, Manchester, M3 3AP
from Wednesday 5th April – Saturday 8th April.

For more information visit: http://www.thehouseofperoni.com

For The Love of Italy: Giuseppe, Simone, Davide.

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Just received this from the ever popular London Sessions, and one of my brands will be in attendance with Guiseppe Gallo in Nardini Rabarbaro and Amaro, so if you’re a bartender, what more of an excuse do you need to go?!

Introducing For the Love of Italy, an ode to all things Italian with three of our favourite, most talented and well… most Italian… Italians. The London Sessions 23rd Session will be held at The House of Peroni from 2pm – 4pm with Giuseppe Gallo, Simone Caporale and Davide Segat. There will be cocktails created by the trio, pizza, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, and as always, it’s free. To RSVP just reply to rebekkah@rebekkahdooley.com NOW. RSVPs are accepted on a first come, first served basis so be quick.

THE ITALIANS

Widely regarded as one of the worlds foremost vermouth experts, Giuseppe Gallo of Italys Amalfi Coast has worked (and excelled) in pretty much every role within the bar industry, inspired as a child by his mothers home made Limoncello. In 2014 he was recognised as Best International Brand Ambassador by Tales of The Cocktail, and during his 20 years of working with alcohol has been profiled by the Sunday Times, The Telegraph, Imbibe, Vanity Fair, Wall Street Journal and PEOPLE. Currently he serves on the Spirited Awards Judging Panel and is the Founding Director of Ital Spirits.

Simone Caporale landed in London from Como, Italy in 2009. Just five years later he was awarded International Bartender of the Year at Tales of The Cocktail 2014, the same year Artesian took home the Best International Hotel Bar, Best International Bar Team and the coveted World’s Best Bar accolades, as well as the Drink’s International World’s Best Bar award, which, under Simone and Alex Kratena’s careful watch, they’ve won 2012 – 2015 inclusive. His trophy cabinet must need reinforcing. Simone joins us fresh from launching his newest project p(our) in Paris with Alex Kratena and Monica Berg.

Portogruaro native Davide Segat learnt his trade in some of London’s most illustrious establishments before opening the London EDITION, where he meticulously runs both the Lobby Bar and multi award winning Punch Room. At the Connaught he was taught the classical arts of bartending (how to mix a Martini and flirt with your girlfriend whilst you’re in the bathroom) before moving to Miami to learn his way around a blender, and at Green and Red was taught everything about tequila and some other stuff that he can’t really remember. After two years at Hawksmoor he accepted the job of Bar Manager at The Bulgari Hotel in Knightsbridge. This year he’s mainly been travelling the world making Punch for the likes of PDT, Candelaria and Dead Rabbit.

 

The House Of Peroni Brings Cinema Al Fresco To Harvey Nichols Manchester This Summer

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Peroni Nastro Azzurro brings a taste of Italian life to Manchester. For two weeks, New Cathedral Street outside of luxury retailer Harvey Nichols Manchester, will be transformed into a stylish al fresco bar and cinema. Guests can enjoy sumptuous Peroni Nastro Azzurro infused drinks alongside a selection of Italian contemporary films and classics. This wonderful experience will take place within a beautifully designed terrace located in the heart of Manchester.

Open to the public from Tuesday 14 July, Cinema al Fresco will transport guests from the busy city streets and immerse them into an evening of Italian culture. Guests will be able to book tickets to the cinema showing films such as ‘I am love’, ‘The Tourist’, and ‘Reality’ at 7pm every evening from Wednesday to Saturday, with a matinee taking place at 2pm on Sunday. Wireless headphones will ensure viewers can watch the films whilst enjoying the al fresco views of the shops and excitement around them.

Cinema al Fresco will also be home to a Peroni Nastro Azzurro bar offering an infused drinks menu created by award-winning master mixologist Simone Caporale from The Artesian Bar at the Langham hotel in London. The highly inventive Peroni Nastro Azzurro infused drinks are inspired by outdoor living and contain unusual and fragrant ingredients such as bergamot and juniper as well as an abundance of fresh citrus fruits, berries and superfoods. Both can be enjoyed throughout the day and evening within an alfresco setting.

Marion Carpentier, Group Food and Hospitality Director, Harvey Nichols, said: “Renowned for offering our customers an unrivalled experience in luxury retail and hospitality, we are thrilled to be collaborating with House of Peroni to bring an injection of Italian summer style to our Manchester store.”

The cinema and bar will be open every day from Tuesday 14 July until Saturday 25 July.

For more information about The House of Peroni visit: http://www.thehouseofperoni.com