Enoteca Sileno is Australia’s Italian Wine and Italian Food Specialist. The company is an importer and wholesaler of Italian artisan wine and Italian artisan food. It also operates an Italian food and wine retail shop, Italian food and wine online shopping, Italian Cooking School and Italian wine education classes. It also has a Gift Hamper service. The food portfolio features Moretti corn polenta and buckwheat polenta, Ferron risotto rice; Vialone Nano and Carnaroli, which are regarded the best risotto rice, Martelli pasta, La Genuina and Rustichella d'Abruzzo pasta, Mulino Sardo Fregola from Sardinia and Naturbosco porcini mushroom and black summer truffle, black winter truffle and white truffle products. Enoteca Sileno is the importer and distributor of Bi-Aglut gluten-free pasta, crackers and biscuits. The selection of Extra Virgin Olive Oils includes Caroli, Ardoino Fructus and Spagnoletti. They feature single estate, cold pressed and organic extra virgin olive oils. There is an equally wide range of balsamic vinegar of modena, wine vinegar, vincotto and vincotto vinegars. The portfolio also includes antipasto products, Borrometi Sicilian Sea Salt, Lazzaris Mostarda, Scalia anchovies, Italian salted capers from Salina, Italian tinned tomatoes and pasta sauces, Italian jams and honey, squid ink and bottarga. Tosteria del Corso Italian espresso coffee and Moretto Barbagliata hot chocolate.
There is also a selection of Bonajuto chocolate of Modica, Giraudi chocolate and hazelnut spreads, Cantuccini biscuits, Italian nougat and panforte. Enoteca is also imports the brands Perbellini, Flamigni and Sinatti artisan Panettone, Pandoro and Torrone for Christmas.
A genuine enoteca, the company stocks wines from all Italian regions. From Piedmont there are esteemed winemakers Renato Ratti and G.D. Vajra who produce Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera, Nebbiolo, and Dolcetto from the Langhe. Other Piemontese wines include Gattinara and Spanna, Roero Arneis, Gavi, Erbaluce di Caluso, Brachetto by Braida, Moscato and Spumante. From Lombardy there is Franciacorta, Lugana and Bonarda. From Trentino Alto Adige Hofstatter wines Lagrein, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Nero and Gewurztraminer; from Cantina Valle Isarco Eisacktaler, Sylvaner, Muller Thurgau and Zweigelt; and from Dorigati, Teroldego Rotaliano and Pinot Grigio.
The Veneto region is represented by Adami Prosecco and Tedeschi Soave, Valpolicella, Amarone and Recioto. Friuli Venezia Giulia gives us Di Lenardo Pinot Grigio and Chardonnay; Refosco, Schioppettino and Ramandolo by Giovanni Dri and wines of Le Vigne di Zamò and Russolo. Tuscan wines include Chianti Classico from Castello di Ama and Chianti Colli Senesi from Casabianca, Morellino di Scansano, Vernaccia and other wines of San Gimignano and the famous Rosso di Montalcino and Brunello di Montalcino by winemakers such as Mastrojanni, Fanti and Agricola San Felice.
From Umbria in Central Italy come Sangiovese, Sagrantino and Grechetto, while the Marches produces Pecorino, Rosso Piceno and Verdicchio. The Abruzzo producer Cantina Zaccagnini is renowned for wines including Montepulciano d'Abruzzo and Trebbiano d'Abruzzo. Southern Italian regions of Calabria, Basilicata and Puglia (Apulia) produce wines with local indigenous varieties such as Falanghina, Fiano, Greco di Tufo, Aglianico del Vulture, Greco Bianco, Gaglioppo, Nero di Troia, Bombino, Negramaro and Pampanuto. Sardinian wines include Vermentino, Carignnano and Cannonau. Sicilian wines include Mt Etna label Benanti and the wines Etna Bianco made from Carricante grapes and Etna Rosso made with Nerello Mascalese. Barone Sergio and Tasca d'Almerita produce wines from local varieties Grillo, Catarratto, Malvasia and Nero d'Avola. From producer Rallo we have wines made from Insolia and Zibibbo and excellent Marsala Fine, Superiore and Vergine.
The Aeolian Islands are best known for their rich dessert wines such as Malvasia delle Lipari and Passito di Pantelleria. Enoteca Sileno also has a range of hand-crafted boutique beers by Baladin, Eggenberger and Magalotti. There is also a large range of grappa by Bepi Tosolini and Andrea Da Ponte, liqueurs by Varnelli and Lucrezio and Limoncello by Fratelli Canale. The company is also the Australian distributor of the Vintage View wine cellar and storage system.
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920 Lygon Street, Carlton North 3054 VIC
Australia - T: 03 9389 7000
ABN 73 004 756 834